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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Current assessment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) should include:
1. A medical, family, and school history documenting the age of onset;
2. Clear evidence of interference with developmentally appropriate social, academic, or occupational functioning;
3. Interviews or rating scales completed by others who can comment on the person's behavior, such as parent, friend, or spouse;
4. Specific ADHD test which may include:
Test of Variables of Attention - TOVA
Gordon Diagnostic System - GDS
IVA Continuous Performance Test;
All test scores and data.
5. Diagnosis of ADHD according to criteria found in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
reason for diagnosis
recommended drug therapy
screen for LD testing: ability (WAIS-III) and achievement (Woodcock-Johnson, Revised)
tests of social and emotional adjustment (e.g., depression scales).
Include name(s), credentials, and license number of evaluator.
Clear and specific statement of how the disability substantially impairs adult functioning supported by information in the evaluation.