A comprehensive Neuropsychological Evaluation is the assessment of one's cognitive, intellectual, and mental health functioning. An evaluation would assess abilities of Attention, Concentration, Thinking, Problem-Solving, Language, Learning and Memory. The evaluation would also consider one's mental and physical health, as well as other psychosocial information.
A Neuropsychological Evaluation provides information about strengths and weaknesses of one's cognitive functioning. It can provide important data about 'baseline' functioning to know if a future event (e.g., TBI; dementia) has affected one's abilities. Results can also help an individual understand if they are experiencing "normal" fluctuations or declines, or if the findings are indicative of something more acute.
Understand a head injury's severity of impact on cognitive functioning, and assist in determining type and length of rehabilitation.
Chronic illness (e.g., Multiple Sclerosis; HIV) and treatment for acute diseases (e.g., chemotherapy) can influence memory, thinking, and other cognitive abilities.
How has an employment-related injury affected cognitive functioning; and what is needed for return to work.
Problems remembering appointments; forgetting conversations; decreased concern or feelings for others-could be signs of normal aging or a dementia-related process
Problems with attention, planning, and organization; along with forgetfulness are common symptoms after a stroke.
Assessments for one's mental capacity as it relates to making decisions about financial, health, and legal matters.
Whether the presence of a mental illness, including neurocognitive functioning, impacts one's ability to work
Understand whether a neurodevelopmental disorder underlies difficulties with attention, concentration, and completing work.
An evaluation of intellectual and cognitive functioning can assist in answering a wide array of questions, above what is listed here. Contact me with any question.
Evaluations typically range from $1,500 to $3,500. However, the amount may be more or less depending on the question at hand.
Dr. Graham will be happy to discuss with you her recommendation for assessment and provide a cost estimate.
Dr. Graham is an in-network provider for Medicare, Cigna, and Optum/United Behavioral Health.
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