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Adult Neuropsychology Clinic

Goal

Provide diagnostic (cognitive and psychological) assessment for adults with neurological or medical conditions that may affect brain functioning. Results are comprised of a comprehensive profile explaining cognitive strength/weakness in order to provide clarity about a diagnosis as well as specific treatment recommendations for return to work, academics, treatment planning, and community reintegration.

Evaluations typically last approximately 4 hours and include clinical interviews and psychometric testing.

Feedback is provided in a written report to the patient and the referring individual.

Reasons for referral

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stroke
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Brain Tumors
  • Systemic Illness
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Other suspected neurological and psychological disorders

Purpose of Evaluations

Evaluations involve assessing a range of skills to help address the following issues:

  • Educational Planning
  • Vocational Planning
  • General Treatment Planning
  • Addressing Competency Issues
  • Monitoring a Medical Condition
  • Diagnostic Decision Making
  • Determination of Disability

Focus of Evaluations

  • Neuropsychological testing provides information regarding an individual’s:
  • General intellectual abilities
  • Memory
  • Attention
  • Language
  • Visual-Spatial skills
  • Problem-Solving
  • Academic skills
  • Emotional functioning
  • Behavioral functioning

Making a Referral

Call 573-882-1561

Location

Mizzou North
115 Business Loop 70 W
Columbia, Missouri 65203