¿That is the neuropsychological test?
Within the valuation problems Early Learning is fundamentally a study conducted neuropsychological. This study includes a series of psychological test with different cognitive areas that evaluated to determine and quantify its affectation and participation in the problem and at the same time to schedule a custom psychological and cognitive therapy.
¿When should be performed?
In all patients with problems of lagging children's learning, behavior problems, with attention deficit or hyperactivity, low academic achievement, poor literacy or verbal comprehension or sensory integration problems, one should study performed neuropsychological. These tests must be targeted and personalized for each patient as a function of clinical suspicion and conducted by experienced professionals in this field.
¿Which aspects are evaluated?
must be globally assess different cognitive areas as the total intellectual, verbal and manipulative skills, visual and auditory attention, the memory of work, language, vocabulary, reasoning, motor planning, executive functions, visuospatial functions and visual motor, perceptual reasoning, auditory discrimination, visual gnosis, tactile and auditory and praxias motor and ideomotor. Also be assessed emotional and behavioral aspects, which may be primary or reactive and may be involved in cognitive performance or behavior.
¿What problems should be identified?
These neuropsychological test helps us to define cognitive areas that are affected and which are not. This information is important to approach the neuropsychological diagnosis. Syndromes will give different results in different patterns of strengths and weaknesses in the evidence.
The results provide us a very useful information, but this should be evaluated in a global context with the rest of the patient's medical history and relevant laboratory tests. We must not confuse the making of a neuropsychological profile with a clinical diagnosis completely.
The test helps us to evaluate different syndromes like of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD), learning simple delays, language delays, dyslexia, dysgraphia, discalculias, slurred speech and language or developmental dyspraxia.