Dr. David Demarest and Dr. Allison Logemann use 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.
An assessment of this type documents the patient’s functional strengths and weaknesses and an evaluation is made regarding:
“We recently we sent a referral for a little one for possible Autism, and were really impressed with how the evaluation went. The mother had nothing but nice things to say, and she appreciated the time spent to have questions answered. Our clinicians read the report, and we were also super impressed with the write-up. It was clear that Dr. Demarest read our notes, considered our thoughts, and offered his clinical opinion. We appreciated that he was thorough in his evaluation by the time spent with the family; as well as the multiple settings he assessed. We would feel very comfortable referring to him again!”
Marissa Hurt M.S. , CCC-SLP
Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist at Select Kids
Dr. Allison Logemann joined the On With Life staff as a neuropsychologist in 2018. She has experience in rehabilitation and academic/medical settings and has worked with various populations such neurodegenerative diseases, TBI/concussion, stroke, ADHD, learning disabilities, presurgical evaluations for epilepsy, tumor resection, bariatric and spinal cord stimulator. She also has training in psychotherapy and working…
Dr. Demarest is an Iowa- and Nebraska-licensed psychologist with more than 25 years of extensive experience in the rehabilitation and neuropsychology field. He completed his doctoral degree from West Virginia University and completed a specialty post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology and rehabilitation at the University of Missouri Medical School and Rusk Rehabilitation Center.
On With Life’s neuropsychologists work together with the person served and family/support system to develop an assessment plan that best fits the needs and goals of those involved. Evaluations are typically scheduled between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays with the ability to accommodate based on the specific physical, cultural and logistical considerations. Referrals are accepted from physicians, attorneys, case managers, persons served, parents, nurses, social workers, schools and counselors. Please call 515-289-9696 to make a referral or for any questions.