Every referral to Meridell Achievement Center is considered on a case-by-case basis. Consideration includes review of prior treatment. Each patient’s apparent symptoms, medical records and our own assessments during intake determine the program to which they are admitted.
Patients are considered for each program based on clinical assessments and records, psycho-social history and other medical records. Admitted patients can transition between programs after further assessment, observation and progress. Tests, evaluations and medications can be utilized across programs.
Following the neuropsychologist’s consultation with the attending child and adolescent psychiatrist, any or all of the following assessments may be provided:
This involves a quantitative EEG evaluation with evoked potential (QEEG). It is reviewed by a pediatric neurologist in consultation with a pediatric neuropsychiatrist.
For our behavioral programs, we look for symptoms that indicate repetitive negative coping skills:
For our neurobehavioral programs, we look for symptoms that indicate neurological involvement or brain disorders: