At the request of a referring physician, Allegiance Neuropsychology provides testing and evaluation for patients suffering from head trauma, memory loss, learning disabilities, autism and other neurological disorders. This includes a neuropsychological evaluation, which looks at the relationship between the brain and behavior.
Allegiance Neuropsychology provides evaluation and consultation for patients with a broad range of neurobehavioral conditions, including:
- Head trauma
- Cerebrovascular accident
- Brain tumors
- Pre and post-neurosurgical evaluation
- Developmental disabilities
- School problems
- Learning disabilities
- Attention deficit or hyperactivity disorders
- Giftedness (intellectual ability significantly higher than average)
Pediatric Neuropsychology and Autism
Our neuropsychology team has more than 30 years combined experience in the field of pediatric neuropsychology to assess childhood concerns, such as autism.
Autism is a disorder of early child development and can affect how a child develops connections with people and the environment. The symptoms vary by child and by age, but common autism symptoms include:
- Limited or unusual interest in people
- Limited or unusual repetitive speech
- Limited pretend play and/or unusual, repetitive interests
Common autism symptoms for a two-year old include:
- Undeveloped speech or sudden loss of words
- Unresponsiveness to name
- Failure to point out exciting things to share with parents
- Inability to follow a parent’s pointing
For additional information on developmental disability screenings and symptoms, visit www.firstsigns.org.