Jonathan Miller, Ph.D., LP, ABPP/CN

Providing Neuropsychological Services in Eagan, MN

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My Philosophy

The goal of my evaluations is to understand what it is like to be your child at home, at school and in the community. My assessments are focused on the whole child, understanding their unique strengths and less-developed skills and how they impact cognitive, behavioral, emotional and social development. I am then able to provide you with specific resources and interventions to support your child’s success.

Services

Conducting comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations
Conducting learning disability evaluations, which includes measures of cognitive and executive functioning
Conducting independent educational evaluations
Participating in Independent Educational Program (IEP) meetings at school per parent’s or school’s request

What information will the neuropsychologist need for my child’s appointment?

  • Please provide copies of any previous medical, developmental, psychological or neuropsychological assessments that your child has had, and copies of your child’s current Individual Educational Plan (IEP), Evaluation Report (ER) and/or 504 plan.
  • Dr. Miller may have you sign releases for your child’s records.
  • Prior to your appointment, Dr. Miller will mail forms about your child’s medical history, early development, behavioral/emotional functioning, social history and school history. Please bring the completed forms to the appointment along with any other information that will help you answer these questions.

What should I tell my child to prepare him/her for a neuropsychological assessment?

Children sometimes think that visits to a doctor will involve shots. It is important to reassure your child that no medical exam, shots or painful procedures will be involved in their visit to Dr. Miller.

  • For school aged children, it is appropriate to tell your child that he/she will be doing many different activities. Some activities involve listening and talking, while other activities involving looking at items, building and drawing.
  • For preschool aged children, you can describe the neuropsychological assessment as playing games which involve listening, talking and remembering. Let your child know that Dr. Miller will have items, like blocks and puzzles, that he/she will use. 

Parents are not typically allowed to be present during testing. If need be, you can let your child know that you will be close by while he/she works with Dr. Miller. Reassure your child that he/she can have bathroom breaks. Your child is also able to bring drinks or snacks into the testing session.

You can help your child get ready for the assessment by making sure that he/she gets a good night’s sleep prior to testing. Make sure that your child has eaten so that he/she will not be hungry during testing. Make the assessment day a special day for your child by leaving siblings at home.

Dr. Miller is available to present workshops for schools and organizations. Below are examples of talks he has given.

Selected Presentations

  • Miller, J. (2017, October). Demystifying Neuropsychology. Grand Rounds Presentation at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota; Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Miller, J. (2014, June). Computerized Assessment and Habilitative Applications in Pediatric Neuropsychology, Presentation at the 12th Annual AACN Conference; New York City, New York.
  • Miller, J. (2014, February). Long-Term Impact of Developmental Disorders: Guidelines for Interventions. Presentation to the Anoka-Hennepin Special Education Department.
  • Miller, J. (2013, October). Understanding Executive Functions. Presentation to the Freshwater Education Cooperative; Staples, Minnesota.
  • Miller, J. (2013, October). Recommendations for Assistive Technology (AT) as Part of Evaluations and Therapy. Grand Rounds Presentation at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota; Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Miller, J. (2012, April). How to Teach the Language of Problem Solving: An Introduction to Executive Function. Presentation to the South Central Service Cooperative; North Mankato, Minnesota.
  • Miller, J. (2011, September). Executive Function and the Child with TBI: Strategies for Home and School. Presentation at the CRAM II (Children (with TBI) Reaching Academic Milestones) Conference; Pacer Center, Bloomington, Minnesota.
  • Miller, J. (2008, August). Introduction to Nonverbal Learning Disabilities. Presentation at the Anoka-Hennepin Summer Institute; Andover, Minnesota.
  • Miller, J. (2007, October). Assessment of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Process Approach. Presentation to the Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative; Cloquet, Minnesota.
  • Miller, J. (2007, May). Facilitating School Evaluation and Outside Resources. Presented at the Annual Spring Pediatric Conference at Children’s titled Advances in ADHD: From Preschool to Young Adulthood; St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Miller, J. (2007, January). Building School Relationships that Support Your Child with Special Needs. Presented as part of the Minnetonka Parent Education Workshops, Winter-Spring 2007.
  • Miller, J. (2001, June). Emotional, Social, And Educational Issues In Children With Spina Bifida. Presented to the Spina Bifida Association of Minnesota; Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Miller, J. (2000, September). Functioning Of Premature Infants At Preschool Age. Presented at 2nd Annual Life After the NICU Conference; Minneapolis, Minnesota.

My Rates

A comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation costs $1500,
and includes neuropsychological testing, interviewing, report development and a follow-up appointment for results.

A comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation that includes intellectual testing costs $1800,
which includes IQ testing, neuropsychological testing, interviewing, report development and a follow-up appointment for results.

A comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation that includes a learning disability evaluation costs $2200,
which includes IQ testing, academic testing, interviewing, report development and a follow-up appointment for results.

Additional or modified testing costs $250/hour.

All evaluations include communication with your child's school, as needed.

Insurance

I am currently in the process of being credentialed as an in-network provider for a number of insurances.  This site will be updated as my credentialing status changes.

Current Insurances:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Healthpartners
  • OPTUM/UHC/UBH//Medica
  • PreferredOne
  • Aetna (through PreferredOne)

I will also assist families in making insurance claims as an out-of-network provider for their own reimbursement, if available.

Families need to plan for payment at the time of the evaluation.

 

 

 

Payment by the school district

If your child’s school district has agreed to pay for the evaluation, a copy of the final report will be released to the district.

Payment

Cash, check and most major credit cards are accepted for payment.

**All fees must be agreed upon and satisfied prior to testing, with exceptions to insured patients.

Contact

Questions? Please contact me for further information.