"Neuropsychologists work with, assess, and provide treatment for individuals who have experienced changes in function or damage to the brain as a result of injury or illness. "
Neuropsychology is a subspecialty of clinical psychology that focuses on the relationship between brain functioning and behaviour.
Neuropsychological evaluations have been identified as useful in the management and rehabilitation of sport-related and other concussions. For example, given the lack of abnormality of standard structural neuroimaging (CT or MRI scans), Neuropsychologists are in a unique position to assess the presence or absence of brain dysfunction and emotional and psychological symptoms. This information can be used to inform parents, families, athletic trainers, and coaches regarding the player’s current concussion status and help to inform decisions regarding rehabilitation and return to play.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
A neuropsychological evaluation typically involves an interview focusing on personal history and current difficulties.
This is followed by a testing session, wherein brain function is evaluated by means of performance on a variety of paper and pencil tasks evaluating cognitive abilities such as memory, attention, processing speed, and other thinking abilities. Evaluation of mood and personality is also completed.
Upon completion of a neuropsychological evaluation, the neuropsychologist will make conclusions regarding the presence or absence of brain dysfunction, the level of cognitive impairment, and the associated impact on daily cognitive, emotional, and psychological functioning.
Neuropsychological Baseline Assessment (3 hours)
Neuropsychological Consult (90 minutes)
Neuropsychological Screening Evaluation (3 hours)
Neuropsychological Assessment (6-8 hours)
Independent Medical Evaluation Available (please contact us)
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