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Neuropsychological and multidisciplinary evaluations of children and teenagers with complex medical histories are available through the Pediatric Rehabilitation Department at Children's Hospital Colorado. Our comprehensive, high-quality neuropsychological and multidisciplinary evaluations can provide:
Our pediatric neuropsychologists use knowledge of the developing brain to assist with diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care for children and teenagers with neurological disorders. A neuropsychological assessment helps determine a patient's:
Simply put, a neuropsychological assessment provides information on how your child's brain works and how to manage or treat any identified problems. A comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation typically involves:
A neuropsychological assessment may be provided to children and teens who display cognitive, emotional, behavioral, developmental, physical and/or school difficulties as a result of their medical condition.
Our outpatient assessment services are designed for patients with:
Because these conditions are often complex and affect multiple systems within a child's body and brain, a multidisciplinary approach to evaluation is best. That's why we use a Multidisciplinary Outpatient Rehabilitation Evaluation for our neuropsychological assessment.
The MORE we offer in our Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology Program is an extensive team-based assessment for patients who have complex needs involving:
Because it's a multidisciplinary approach, several doctors and experts from different disciplines will be involved. The primary focus of a MORE is to assess the child's current level of functioning in the areas above. Our team works together to provide specific insights and an integrated summary of the findings.
A multidisciplinary evaluation includes:
For more information about our MORE assessments or to schedule an appointment, call 720-777-5470.
To refer a child for an outpatient neuropsychological assessment:
To refer a patient for an outpatient assessment service, contact the Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology Program at 720-777-5470.