My tests didn't seem to be at all directed toward the question my attorney who sent me there wanted resolved, which was " determine what functional capability is possible in a 4-hour work period." I spent from 9:30-4 doing the testing, on a day when I had some mild vertigo going on - just enough to have to get a ride to the drs office.
They sat me directly under an air conditioning vent, beside a 7th story
open window, with a giggly tester who laughed when I asked about
turning off the a/c saying "at least you brought a jacket, lots of people come in with nothing to bundle in" -- how are they qualified to test anyone when they can't even figure out the a/c is at too low a temp? And a 7th story window when you have vertigo, trees blowing & moving beneath you? ARG
Bunch of normal tests, plus a couple of bizarre ones; "why do we have child labor laws?", "who was the president during the civil war?" Personality tests, logic, math, reading comprehension, etc.
And then, after hurrying to get the testing done in June for insurance reasons -- the doctor is going on vacation and can't talk to you about
these until July 17th!!!! So at least another month till any progress can be made on challenging my disability insurance company!!!!
Babs, have you gotten any results from your tests yet? Hope it's more helpful than mine have been so far.
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