What is ADHD?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a highly common neurodevelopmental disorder. The three key features of ADHD are: Inattention, Hyperactivity, & Impulsivity. Individuals diagnosed with ADHD often struggle with these three features in varying degrees.
What is an ADHD Assessment?
ADHD assessment is a comprehensive psychological and behavioral evaluation to assess and determine if you meet the criteria for ADHD and require medication. During the assessment process, you will speak to the psychiatrist about your concerns, and be asked to complete some tests which will help the psychiatrist assess your diagnosis and plan your medications.
What is the purpose of the Assessment?
If you have been struggling with paying attention, staying focused on the task at hand, managing your time, controlling your impulses, acting without thinking, unable to sit still for long periods etc. for a while or if you have been consistently told by work that you exhibit any of the above then assessment helps to clarify if you meet the diagnostic criteria for ADHD and your exact diagnosis, and medications required.
A clinician will call you for a free-of-charge call to understand your concerns and inform you of what’s to come
You will be asked to complete a questionnaire prior to your appointment (will be shared after Step 1). During the appointment, the clinician will take your history and current concerns
The clinician will share the results and recommendations, prescribe medications if necessary and provide a report