Parents frequently ask about how to prepare their children for learning disability testing or ADHD testing, and what to expect as far as the format of the evaluation. Here is a helpful guide for what to expect! Every clinic in Charlotte probably has a slightly different process, but most probably follow some variation of the [...]
Understanding the WISC-V: Learning Disability and ADHD Assessment for Kids and Teens in Charlotte, NC In the world of psychological assessment, the Wechsler Intelligence Scales are considered to be the gold standard measures of intellectual functioning. One of the most frequently used assessments for school-aged children is the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition (WISC-V). This measure gives [...]
What is Dyslexia or Reading Disorder and How Do Learning Disability Evaluations Work in Your Charlotte, NC Practice?
What is Dyslexia or Reading Disorder and How Do Learning Disability Evaluations Work in Your Charlotte, NC Practice? Dyslexia is a type of learning disorder. There is a diagnostic manual used by psychologists and educators called the DSM-5. DSM-5 considers a learning disorder to be a type of Neurodevelopmental Disorder that impedes the ability to learn or [...]
Like many in my field, I have been closely following both the debate and the science around chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). I am a Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces and a neuropsychologist whose 21st century training occurred in the neuroscience cauldron of the San Francisco Bay area, where we were surrounded by brain research [...]