Common Referral Questions
  • Comprehensive Neuropsychological Evaluations
  • Psychoeducational Evaluations & School Readiness Evaluations
  • Adoption Evaluations
  • Immigration Evaluations
  • Evaluations for Individualized Educational Program (IEP) or 504 Plan 
  • Testing for Gifted and Talented Education Programs
  • Testing for Developmental Disabilities
  • Testing within context of Traumatic Brain Injury/Head Injury
  • Testing to assist in determining eligibility for accommodations in the college setting and on advanced education exams (e.g. MCAT)


Diagnoses commonly evaluated

  • ADHD/ADD
  • Specific Learning Disorders such as a Reading Disorder/Dyslexia, Mathematics Disorder/Dyscalculia,  Disorder of Written Expression/Dysgraphia, and Nonverbal Learning Disorder
  • Language Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders (including Generalized Anxiety, OCD, PTSD, and Specific Phobias)
  • Mood Disorders (including Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymia, Bipolar Disorder, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder and Mood Disorder NOS)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Intellectual Disability 
  • Conduct Disorder & Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Substance Related and Addictive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Skills Assessed

  • Intellectual functioning (verbal comprehension, perceptual reasoning, fluid reasoning, visuospatial skills, working memory and processing speed)
  • Academic Achievement
  • Attention/Concentration
  • Receptive/expressive language
  • Pragmatic language
  • New learning and memory
  • Executive Functioning (Cognitive Flexibility, Planning & Organization, Self-Monitoring, etc.)
  • Social Skills
  • Personality and emotional functioning


Insurance

  • Please contact Dr. Jacobs with questions regarding testing and insurance coverage.