Children With Slow Processing Who Need Extra Time on Tests

 ADHD in the News 2019-08-15

A recent New York Times article titled “Need Extra Time on Tests? It Helps To Have Cash” has ignited an explosive issue that has troubled psychologists for many years. Those of us who conduct neuropsychological evaluations are frequently asked to assess whether a child processes information slowly and, if so, whether he or she needs extra time on tests or other accommodations at school.