At Shore Neuropsychology and Behavioral Health, we provide comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to assess patients’ cognitive and psychological status.

Common areas of assessment include overall intellectual abilities, visual and verbal memory skills, immediate and sustained attention, processing speed, executive functioning, motor functioning, perceptual reasoning, expressive and receptive language abilities, and visual spatial skills. Our Neuropsychological Evaluations also include an assessment of adaptive behavior, academic achievement and emotional functioning.

Individualized Neuropsychological Evaluations include detailed analysis of test results and personalized intervention strategies. Our clinicians provide further support in implementing recommendations. Our goal is to provide quality clinical care to patients and their families. We work closely with referring professionals to ensure the most comprehensive treatment possible. A Neuropsychological Evaluation is recommended for any case in which brain-based impairment in cognitive function or behavior is suspected.

Typical referrals are made to diagnose or rule out the following conditions, and to describe their impact on a person’s cognitive functioning:

Traumatic brain injury
Memory Decline (Dementia)
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
Academic and Learning Difficulties
Attention Deficit Disorder
Executive Function Weakness
Developmental Disorders
Anoxic Brain Injury
Metabolic Brain Injury
Substance Abuse
Cardiovascular Disorders
Seizure disorders
Multiple sclerosis
Brain Tumors
Parkinson’s disease
Toxic or other encephalopathies
Preparation for Bariatric or Spinal Surgery

Our Neuropsychological Evaluations are tailored to the specific referral question a physician or a patient has. After a Neuropsychological Evaluation is completed, recommendations may include:

Referral for additional medical diagnostic assessments
Cognitive rehabilitation
Social Skills Training
Family Counseling
Support groups
Stress management and relaxation
Referral for psychiatric medication

Our Neuropsychological Evaluations provide valuable information in many significant ways and may be used for:

Early detection of mild cognitive deficits often critical to assist physicians with diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s Dementia.Establish a cognitive baseline to assist in later diagnostic assessments.

Identify cognitive strengths and weaknesses to assist with disease/injury recovery and course.

Assist in decision making regarding return to school, work, driving, sports, and independent living.

Educate patients and family regarding the injury or disease, related cognitive issues, recovery time frame and course, and development of compensatory and coping strategies.

Assist in determining a patient’s capacity to consent to treatment or manage their own affairs.

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