The Neuropsychology Clinic provides comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations with an emphasis on providing practical recommendations for patients and care providers. The Clinic Director, Reid Skeel, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in Clinical Neuropsychology.
Each evaluation includes assessment or screening of:
- General Intellectual Functioning
- Memory Skills
- Problem Solving
- Sensory/Motor Functioning
- Perceptual Skills
- Communication Ability
- Academic Skills
- Emotional Functioning
Typical referral questions include:
What is the nature and extent of brain dysfunction following injury, stroke, epilepsy, cerebrovascular disease, brain tumor, toxic injury, etc.?
Are changes in memory, behavior, or mood in the elderly reflective of normal aging or do they suggest dementia?
Are behavioral or learning problems related to ADHD, learning disability, or CNS dysfunction?
Does this person have the potential to return to work, school, or independent living? What accommodations would facilitate maximum independence?
What are practical suggestions for improving an individual’s daily functioning based on individual cognitive strengths and weaknesses?
What is an individual’s baseline level of functioning in order to monitor the effectiveness of treatment and/or disease progression?