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Neuropsychological evaluations are essential for accurate diagnosis and treatment of many neurological and other conditions that impact memory and thinking skills but they typically involve multiple, relatively long appointments at the neuropsychologists's office that may be far from your residence. Recent developments in the fields of telemedicine and neuropsychological assessment have lead to new tools and methods that allow for the efficient administration of standardized tests via remote HIPAA compliant applications.
In TeleNeuropsychology, virtual consultations and assessments are conducted in your home via cell phone and computer-based, audio-video platforms. Interviews, testing, and feedback sessions are scheduled on separate days to keep appointments at a reasonable length and appointment times are arranged that are optimal for you. Office forms and questionnaires are provided in easy-to-use digital formats sent to you via confidential email.
TeleNeuropsychology is a convenient, efficient, and cost effective means of providing services to patients from both local and remote locations. Our unique approach to TeleNeuropsychology results in a cost reduction of 30-60% for most patients, when our fees are compared to national billing averages for similar services.
Your evaluation is conducted by a board certified specialist in neuropsychological diagnosis and individualized treatment recommendations are developed using state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and procedures with established validity and reliability.
TeleNeuropsychology is an approved service delivery format by many national organizations, including the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Inter Organizational Practice Committee (IOPC) of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.
Services are provided for patients ages 18 through late senior years.
Please see our "Practice Update" blog for more information about TeleNeuropsychology.
Consult with a board-certified expert from the comfort of your own home!
ANNUAL COGNITIVE WELLNESS CHECKUPS (ACWCs ) are provided for well-patients seeking to monitor their cognitive health status overtime due to effects of aging, medications, lifestyle modifications, and to screen for signs of underlying conditions that could affect thinking skills. ACWCs, while not covered by insurance, are an economical and efficient way to track brain and behavioral health. ACWCs are administered remotely at your home computer and take less than an hour to complete. Feedback regarding results is provided within 24 hours after your assessment and includes a written summary of test results and the opportunity to speak directly with a neuropsychologist about your findings.
Like yearly metabolic panels that catalog basic physical health data overtime, ACWCs provide a longitudinal quantitative record of cognitive functioning and mental health and can alert the patient and their medical caregivers to changes that may require additional study or intervention.
NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATIONS are provided for patients who are experiencing problems with learning, memory, or psychological functioning that impact educational and vocational performance or other important activities of independent daily living.
Common conditions include:
* ADHD and other neurodevelopmental learning disorders
* Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
* Mild Cognitive Impairment
* Alzheimer's, Lewy body, Frontotemporal, Vascular and other forms of dementia
* Medical disorders affecting cognition such as stroke-cerebrovascular disease, epilepsy , substance use disorder, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, long COVID, electrical injury and polytrauma.
* Complex and comorbid psychiatric conditions requiring differential diagnosis or clarification of the cognitive aspects of an underlying disorder (i.e., depression, anxiety, somatization).
SERIAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL RE-EVALUATIONS have many known benefits and advantages. Most notably, comparisons of data points can serve to document the natural progression or resolution of illness and injury which is often critical to differential diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Repeat testing can also be used to measure the clinical effectiveness of pharmacological, surgical, rehabilitation and educational interventions.
Much as medical laboratory tests are repeated to confirm initial findings, serial neuropsychological tests have value in determining whether initial findings were definitive or accurate (resulting in a correct diagnosis/recommendation), or inaccurate due to confounding examinee, examiner, or environmental factors.
In a forensic context, retesting may serve these same purposes and can assist in determining whether the pattern of performances across time follows the expected course of recovery from an injury, as well as providing insight into the credibility of the examinee's presentation.
Presurgical Psychological Evaluations for Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) Implants
Assessment of Diminished Capacity
* Medical Decision Making
* Testamentary Capacity
* Financial Vulnerability
* Undue Influence
Independent Medical Examinations
Case Review, Analysis and Advisement
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