What is ADHD?
ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – is a diverse behavioural syndrome characterized by the core symptoms of:
Not every person with ADHD has all of the symptoms of hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention. However, for a person to be diagnosed with ADHD, their symptoms should be associated with at least a moderate degree of psychological, social and/or educational or occupational impairment.
What’s involved in an ADHD ASSESSMENT?
- Teacher Interview
- Cognitive Assessment
- Connor’s Scale Assessment is completed with Parents and also Teachers
- Interview with Parents
- Feedback with Report
- Recommendations for therapeutic plan, educational supports that may need to be implemented, onward referrals for psychiatry.