Refer to UsAreas Addressed Neuropsych Program Brochure (pdf)Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9-5 p.m.
Evaluations are available outside of normal hours for select cases.
On With Life offers neuropsychological evaluation and consultation services on an outpatient basis for people living with a brain injury or other central nervous system dysfunction. Through the process of neuropsychological evaluation, a neuropsychologist studies brain-behavior interactions, the health of the individual's brain, and the problems that brain dysfunction can cause.
Dr. David Demarest, our in-house neuropsychologist uses scientific techniques to determine preexisting characteristics of the individual and provide an index of the extent and type of changes brought about by the injury or condition. All evaluations include a comprehensive, detailed neuropsychological report and are provided in a quick, timely manner. An assessment of this type documents the patient's functional strengths and weaknesses and an evaluation is made regarding:
"As a Neuropsychologist, my goal is to help individuals that I work with, and those who refer to me, answer questions pertaining to the condition of the patient's brain and the difficulties they are presenting with," explains Dr. Demarest.
Dr. Demarest works with people of all ages (in FY15 he evaluated 67 individuals, ranging in age from 2 to 67 years old) with central nervous system dysfunction, including:
On With Life is the only organization in the United States to trial the jDome, an interactive bike that allows persons served to virtually bike anywhere in the world!
On With Life and Mercy Medical Center are partnering to offer the 2nd Annual Brain Injury Conference: Recovery, Presentation and Long-Term Issues of Care. The conference is scheduled for Friday, June 23 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
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