Concerned that your child might have ADD or ADHD? We understand that your son or daughters health is very important to you and will work with you to accurately assess their current challenges.
We use the latest diagnostic tools and our clinical experience to determine if your child has ADD or ADHD, or if other factors are impacting his or her behavior. Below is the step by step process we offer to evaluate your child for ADD/ADHD.
Step 1: Intake
The intake occurs on the phone, where you consult with our staff to determine the next steps and how we can best meet your needs. Our services are shared, our accepted payment methods are explained and an appointment is scheduled for the initial 2 hour ADD / ADHD evaluation.
Step 2: Child ADD/ADHD Testing
First Hour: During the first hour, we engage you in a discussion about your child’s current problems, school, medical and family histories. We will evaluate their symptoms using the latest evidence-based assessments designed by the top researchers in the field of ADD /ADHD. The technology will be combined with our years of clinical experience to help us formulate our thoughts. We tease apart the data, ruling out other disorders that mimic the symptoms of ADD /ADHD (i.e.,Depression, Anxiety, Trauma).
Depending on the the age of the child, we will talk with them about their own experiences and symptoms. For younger children, we will engage in twenty minutes of play to see first hand the symptoms that brought you in for help.
Second Hour: In this final hour of our child ADD/ADHD testing, we discuss with you our findings and share our clinical expertise on the information we gathered. If your child has ADD/ADHD, we know that hearing this might be confusing or scary. That is why we take the time to answer your questions and explain our holistic approach to treatment. We walk you through our proven methods and provide you with the information and psycho-education you need to move forward with confidence. Your clinician will discuss the various options should you decide to pursue treatment for your child at the Sachs Center. If interested, we will schedule a follow-up session to begin treatment.
Learn more about our treatment for Child ADD/ADHD.