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Neuropsychology General

Preparing for Your Upcoming Evaluation

April 16, 2024

We want to ensure that you feel comfortable and prepared for your upcoming neuropsychological evaluation. The purpose of this evaluation is to get a detailed understanding of your cognitive functioning in different areas, such as attention, problem-solving, and memory. Think of it as a way to highlight your cognitive strengths and to identify any areas where you might benefit from some extra support. It's all about creating a roadmap to help you thrive in your daily life.

To prepare for the evaluation, there are a few simple but important steps you can take:

1. Get a Good Night's Sleep: Rest is crucial for your brain to function at its best. Try to have a relaxing evening and get to bed early so you're well-rested for the evaluation day.

2. Eat a Healthy Meal: Having a nutritious meal before your appointment will give you the energy you need to concentrate and perform well on the tasks.

3. Take Your Medications: If you're prescribed any medications, take them as you normally would, unless we've discussed otherwise. It's important that we see how you function in your typical state.

4. Try Your Best: Approach the evaluation with a positive mindset. There's no need to stress about getting everything right. Just give it your best shot.

Remember, this evaluation is not about passing or failing; it's a supportive process to discover how we can best assist you. It's a step towards understanding yourself better and making any adjustments needed to enhance your daily functioning. We're here to help you, and we're looking forward to working together!