Cognitive Evaluation

Fee: $900

Cognitive assessment (or intelligence testing) is used to determine an individual’s general thinking and reasoning abilities, also known as intellectual functioning or IQ. Intelligence testing can identify various areas of cognitive capacity including:

  • Verbal comprehension: understanding verbal information, thinking in words and expressing thoughts in words
  • Perceptual reasoning: ability to organize and reason with visual information, and to solve visual problems
  • Working memory: ability to learn, remember and use verbal information to complete new tasks
  • Processing speed: ability to visually scan, process, identify information and make judgements accurately

There are several reasons why you may want to obtain a cognitive assessment. For instance:

  • To obtain an accurate profile of an individual’s overall intellectual functioning
  • To identify an individual’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses
  • To assist in exploring an individual’s learning difficulties
  • To assist in developing learning strategies and recommendations
  • To assist in the examination of:
    • Intellectual giftedness
    • Specific learning disabilities
    • Intellectual disability
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Cognitive Evaluations include:

  • Review of information and prior Cognitive Evaluations
  • Use of Cognitive Ability Assessments
  • Assessment of general cognitive abilities, including verbal and nonverbal ability
  • Written Report
  • One hour meeting to review results