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Our Evaluations & Process

The evaluation process consists of three separate parts.

The first step is a one-hour intake session. This gives your clinician a chance to get to know you and your history. If the evaluation is for a child, typically just the parents attend this session. The information gathered in this session will inform the individualized testing battery that will be administered during the second session.


The second session is the actual testing session. This session is typically 3-4 hours for an adult and 5-6 hours for a child. Your clinician will administer all required tests during this time period. After this session, if applicable, your clinician will reach out to all involved collateral, such as teachers and outpatient providers. This gives us the most robust picture of you or your child.

After the clinician has created a comprehensive report, you will be contacted to schedule the final session, the feedback session. This is where the results of the testing are presented and discussed, including diagnosis (if applicable) and recommendations.

We are in network for all Blue Cross Blue Shield plans. Dr. Malik is also in network for Medicare. If you have another insurance with out of network benefits, you may get reimbursed for part of the evaluation. 


Our Neuropsychological or psychological Evaluations

Neuropsychological or psychological evaluation can be helpful in determining a child's, adolescent's, or adult's unique cognitive and emotional profile.

This can help support their emotional and academic growth.

When warranted, an evaluation may lead to a diagnosis that can determine appropriate treatment and academic planning.

Testing is often helpful in determining diagnosis of:


  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Learning Disorders

  • School Related Problems

  • Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

  • Giftedness

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Evaluations and Covid-19

Just like in most fields, COVID-19 has affected how neuropsychologists work. Our tests were designed to be administered face to face without the use of PPE. The pandemic has forced neuropsychologists to either move toward remote administration or utilize a combination of PPE and social distancing. Both methods affect the validity of the tests used.

​At Newton Neuropsychology Group, we have created a window between two offices that allows for administration of measures without PPE in a safe manner. While this is not exactly how the tests were designed to be administered, we believe that this method minimizes any validity concerns. Some tests do need to be administered face-to-face and in this case, PPE will be utilized. If you or a member of your household are immunocompromised or prefer a fully remote option for any reason, that is also something that we offer.

​Additionally, all clinicians have been vaccinated. All offices are equipped with HEPA air filters.

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