Dr. Benedicte Blain, neuropsychologist
Bilingual neuropsychological and psychoeducational evaluation
for children and adults
What is a neuropsychological evaluation?
Neuropsychological evaluation helps to
1) identify the strengths and weaknesses of a child or an adult in each of their skill sets, such as reasoning, attention, memory, language, visuospatial skills and motor skills and
2) offer recommendations for school and home.
Dr. Bénédicte Blain, neuropsychologist works with children, adolescents and adults in English and French with various neurodevelopmental disorders, including :
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),
learning disabilities (dyslexia and dyscalculia),
specific language impairment,
developmental coordination disorder
and nonverbal learning disorders.
She helps clients better understand the strengths and weaknesses and offer suggestions to facilitate their academic learning.
About Dr. Blain
Bilingual neuropsychologist for children and adults
Dr. Bénédicte Blain holds a Ph.D. in neuropsychology (clinical and research) from Université du Québec à Montréal and a training certificate in neuropsychology. She is a registered member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Her research led to publications, including a book chapter on child language development in childcare setting and a scientific article on the role of executive functions in the development of communication.
Since 2011, she works in neuropsychology with a clientele of children and adults with various neurodevelopmental disorders (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning disabiliy, language disorders, developmental coordination disorder, etc.).
She began her practice in a clinic in Montreal specializing in neuropsychology (Cénop). In 2013, she continued her private practice in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Dr. Blain is currently part of an experienced and dedicated team of psychologists who provide services to children and their family.
What does a neuropsychological or psychoeducational assessment entail?
1 hour intake interview with the client or
the child's parents
Two 2.5 hours testing session to evaluate the intellectual functioning, language, visuospatial skills, motor skils, memory, attention, executive function, behaviour and psychological functioning
1.5 hours feedback session to explain the results to the client or his parents
The Child, Adolescent, and Family Centre of Ottawa (CAFCO)
320 Osgoode st.
Ottawa, ON, K1N 8C8