How will my child’s report be used?

Neuropsychological evaluations are medical records and are subject to all the privacy protections afforded under state and federal law (See “Protecting your Privacy”). With few exceptions, you are the owner of your child’s report. The report will not be sent to anyone without your written permission. Most parents choose to share the report with teachers and other professionals in the child’s life. Some, however, choose to keep the report confidential and for their own understanding of their child. Some of the common uses for the pediatric report include: