Other Reasons
For Testing

Neuropsychological tests

Neuropsychological tests attempt to measure deficits in cognitive functioning (i.e., your ability to think, speak, reason, etc.) that may result from some sort of brain damage, such as a stroke. Psychological TestingNeuropsychological tests are used to examine brain function and impairment. The Luria-Nebraska and Halstead-Reitan test batteries are amongst the best known and more commonly used neuropsychological measures. Psychological testsBy using such measures, neuropsychologists can detect and localize organic brain impairment and develop rehabilitation programs for cognitively impaired individuals. A neuropsychologic evaluation is more sensitive to the functional manifestations of brain impairment than neurological tests such as an MRI or CAT scan.

Career/Occupational Tests

Career testsCareer/ Occupational tests attempt to match your interests with the interests of persons in known careers. The logic here is that if the things that interest you in life match up with, for example, the things that interest most school teachers, then you might make a good school

Other Reasons For Testing:

  • Career/Occupational Tests - attempt to match your interests with the interests of persons in known careers. The logic here is that if the things that interest you in life match up with, for example, the things that interest most school teachers, then you might make a good school
  • Intelligence testing for admission to gifted programs in school.
  • Intelligence testing for personal interest or admission to high IQ societies, such as MENSA.
  • Vocational assessment, to fit your abilities, personality, and interests with an appropriate career path.
  • Testing to diagnose mental retardation or delayed development.
  • Testing to help with disability determination.
  • Testing for learning disability and recommendation for appropriate accommodations in work, testing (including ETS, GED, or professional licensing examinations), or school situations.
  • Pre-surgical assessment including assessing candidacy for bariatric and cosmetic procedures.
  • Increase a couple's understanding of each other and communication styles.
  • Self-insight into one’s emotions and personality

In order to determine what types of tests will be administered as a part of your battery, a comprehensive interview must take place first. Clients will meet directly with Dr. Simon to discuss the specific tests that will used in a given battery.

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