ADHD

It’s normal for children to occasionally forget their homework, daydream during class or get fidgety at the dinner table. But inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity may also be signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

This condition of the brain makes it difficult for children to control their behavior. If undiagnosed, ADHD can lead to problems at home and school, and can affect your child’s ability to learn and get along with others.

To learn more about the symptoms and find answers to common ADHD-related questions, please click here for our detailed informational packet.

Our providers specialize in diagnosing, treating and managing ADHD, and use state-of-the-art resources to diagnose and manage these issues in children. These include:

  • The Qb Test System. This FDA-cleared device objectively measures three core symptom domains of ADHD: motor activity, attention and impulsivity. Your child’s test is compared to a control group, matched by age and gender.  Your child’s Qb Test score will be considered along with your parent and teacher interviews to advise our provider how likely it is that your child has ADHD, as well as the relative severity of the disorder.
  • CHADIS for ADHD. This evidence-based, comprehensive, online tool helps to improve the quality of ADHD care, improve communication with you and your child’s teachers, and assess children faster.

If you believe your child would benefit from an assessment, please call us at 972-420-1475 and speak to the schedulerYou will then receive a CHADIS account and complete a developmental questionnaire to begin the assessment process. Once your completed parent and teacher forms are received, we will contact you to schedule an evaluation.

 

ADHD Appointment graphicClick here for a graphic detailing the schedule and procedures for diagnosis and monitoring ADHD and behavior health conditions.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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