Independent Evaluation

An independent evaluation to help with school and/or treatment planning will pinpoint the specific strengths and challenges affecting a student's learning.

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Transition Planning

Many high-achieving students find themselves struggling for the first time in middle or high school, college, medical school, other graduate or professional programs, or even early in their careers.

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Diagnosis Support

It is well-known that children with an autism spectrum disorder often receive several misdiagnoses before being correctly diagnosed. Most neurodevelopmental problems (reading disorders, learning disorders, attention deficit disorder etc.) have symptom overlap.

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What should I know about and expect on the day of testing?

You can expect to spend 2 to 3 hours over several sessions working with Dr. Bronk on a number of activities including drawing, puzzle-like tasks, answering questions, completing school related activities (e.g., reading, math problems), and filling out questionnaires. Most individuals find the majority of the tasks interesting and challenging, although a few may be […]

How long will the evaluation take?

Comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations take approximately 5 to 7 hours and are typically scheduled for 3 hour blocks over 1 day or 2 separate days. However, there is some variability in this scheduling depending on the reason for the referral as well as your specific needs. Dr. Bronk utilizes a hypothesis driven approach to the neuropsychological […]

Do I need a neuropsychological evaluation?

You likely need a neuropsychological evaluation if you exhibit difficulties in cognitive, emotional, behavioral and/or academic areas to the point of negatively affecting your performance and overall well-being. A neuropsychological evaluation is particularly warranted if you continue to show difficulties despite treatments or remedial efforts.

How does a neuropsychological evaluation differ from a psychoeducational, neurological, and/or psychological evaluation?

A neurological evaluation generally assesses and individual’s basic mental, motor and sensory functions to determine abnormal functioning in these areas, including gross deficits in cognitive functioning. A psychological evaluation provides in depth analysis of an individual’s social-emotional and personality functioning for diagnostic clarification and to inform treatment. A psychoeducational evaluation is generally an assessment of […]