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Dr. Rita Eichenstein offers in-depth assessments of children, teens and young adults, with a process approach is client centered,  compassionate, and is based on the latest neuroscience research.  Dr. Rita is committed to providing families with the most current evidence-based support available.  

The goal of an assessment is to gain an understanding of how a young person's brain, behavior and emotions interface with the demands in their lives.  The assessment will provide insight, structure a treatment plan with specific goals, and provide an emphasis on clear  feedback to help both parents and children address current  challenges and long range planning.  

Together with each client and their family, Dr. Rita works to build on a child's strengths and structured an individualized plan to help that child achieve life goals and provide parents peace of mind.

A neuropsychological assessment is an in-depth investigation of the current issues that a person is struggling with, using a brain-based model.  This includes  state of the art neuropsychological tests, educational testing, consultations with all medical and educational professionals who might be working with your child, psychological tests and clinical impressions. 

Included within this assessment is an examination of the psychological, cognitive, and educational processing as well as social, emotional, and behavioral function.  All aspects of the child's strengths and struggles are identified and are personally explained while offering structured remediation sources, interventions and accommodation recommendations.  

The assessments are individually customized and are appropriate for the following issues: 

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Attention Deficit Disorders (Identification of ADD or ADHD)
  • Dyslexia or Developmental Reading Delay
  • Low academic achievement
  • Behavior or social problems
  • Autism spectrum or Asperger's Syndrome or Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Gifted IQ assessment
  • Preemies at school age
  • Brain injuries, Epilepsy, or genetic disease
  • Sports related head injuries that seem to be affecting learning and behavior
  • Medical issues that can affect performance in school age children
  • Determination for Kindergarten or First Grade readiness
  • Extended time accommodations for exams:  ISEE, SAT, SAT II,  ACT, AP, LSAT, GRE, GMAT  
  • College and Graduate School eligibility for special services
  • Young adult/ Vocational testing
  • School selection assistance
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