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About Ana Messler

Dr. Messler is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and licensed psychologist who has provided thousands of evaluations where the question of traumatic brain injury was raised. She has also served as expert consultant and witness. She believes it is critical to provide an objective, scientifically defensible opinion, and to help the jury and court understand the implications of the neuropsychological aspects of cases before them. As a prior active duty neuropsychologist, she has extensive experience in the area of military forensic neuropsychology.

ADHD Testing in Charlotte

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:29+00:00 February 15th, 2016|learning disability, learning disability testing, neuropsychologist in Charlotte|

Learn about ADHD Testing in Charlotte. Who Should Get Tested for ADHD? People who have poor academic achievement, or are under-achieving, should be tested.  People with low cognitive abilities, or, gifted abilities, are especially good candidates for testing.  Gifted children may appear to have attention problems but are actually bored with the slower pace of [...]

Diagnosis and treatment of ADHD

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:29+00:00 February 15th, 2016|learning disability, learning disability testing, neuropsychological evaluation|

1)  What does ADHD look like? I am often asked about whether an individual has ADHD.  Here is some background describing ADHD!  In evaluating whether someone has ADHD, we use the criteria from the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (now DSM-5), although the ICD-10 criteria is also used.  I am presenting the [...]

How much does a learning disability evaluation cost?

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:29+00:00 February 15th, 2016|learning disability, learning disability testing|

You may be wondering whether you or your child has ADHD or a learning disability such as dyslexia (reading disorder).  There are several options for getting evaluated, and these will determine the cost and method of payment.  Read on for some information about learning disability evaluation cost. Here are the the three options you have [...]

How much does an ADHD evaluation cost?

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:29+00:00 February 15th, 2016|learning disability, learning disability testing|

You may be wondering whether you or your child have ADHD or a learning disability such as dyslexia (reading disorder).  There are several options for getting evaluated, and these will determine the cost and method of payment.  Read on for some information about the ADHD evaluation cost (as well as the learning disability evaluation cost). [...]

Why Use the Stanford-Binet 5 to Assess Giftedness?

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:29+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|stanford-binet 5|

Why Might Schools in Charlotte Suggest the Use of the Stanford-Binet 5 to Assess Giftedness? I have received a number of calls from parents within the Charlotte area who are inquiring about why their children’s schools require the Stanford-Binet 5.  This is a very appropriate question, especially in modern times, when it seems as though [...]

Learning Disability Testing and ADHD Testing for Children: What to Expect

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:29+00:00 January 29th, 2016|learning disability testing|

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 Assessment for Kids and Teens in Charlotte, NC

By | 2016-01-25T13:47:28+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

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?

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:30+00:00 January 25th, 2016|learning disability|

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 [...]

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and The Concussion Debate

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:30+00:00 January 15th, 2016|cte, traumatic brain injury|

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 [...]

Why Have I Been Referred for a Neuropsychological Evaluation: A Patient’s Guide

By | 2017-05-25T13:35:30+00:00 December 21st, 2015|neuropsychological evaluation|

WHY HAVE YOU BEEN REFERRED FOR A NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION? After an injury or illness that affects the brain, people are commonly referred for a neuropsychological evaluation.  People with learning difficulties such as dyslexia and ADD/ADHD are also referred for neuropsychological evaluation.  Your doctor has referred you for a neuropsychological evaluation.  This evaluation may be helpful [...]