A Careful Diagnosis: Expert Guidelines for Getting an Accurate ADHD Evaluation
Do you suspect that your child or another family member is showing signs of attention deficit?
BEFORE you make great financial investments in an assessment, it is important to select the right professional who understands ADHD-- and what it is not, the method of the evaluation, and understand the information that should be considered in an evaluation for proper diagnosis. This will save you both money and time!
Many professionals insist that an accurate ADHD diagnosis requires a full battery tests including neuropsychological testing, brain imaging, and computerized tests to measure attention.
Dr. Thomas Brown, an esteemed ADHD expert with four decades’ experience, disagrees and in this webinar will share which tests are valuable in assessing symptoms of ADHD, and which aren’t.
In this webinar, you will learn:
the most qualified professionals to evaluate a child or an adult for ADHD
the most effective approach for evaluating adults and children for ADHD
why a clinician should always assess an adult or child for comorbid conditions
why exploring a person’s physical health, sleep habits, nutritional regimen, and potential substance abuse problems can lead to a more accurate diagnosis
the importance of parents participating in a child’s evaluation
the key to having a partner or close friend present when evaluating an adult
why adults and children should undergo an age-appropriate, normed rating scale for ADHD-related problems over the past six months