ADD/ADHD testing

ADHD or ADD testing for children, teens, and adults involves a comprehensive assessment conducted by qualified professionals, employing standardized tools and clinical interviews to evaluate cognitive, emotional, and behavioral aspects, aiming to accurately diagnose and understand the individual’s specific ADHD symptom profile, guiding personalized intervention strategies.

What is AuDHD?

🔊 Listen to the article by clicking the audio player above. Do you have AuDHD? This article will help you better understand the overlapping challenges of ADHD and Autism. The human brain comes in all shapes and wiring configurations, especially when it comes to the neurodiverse population. Two common types of neurodivergence are Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder […]

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The Definitive Guide to Diagnosing ADHD

At the Sachs Center, our ADHD testing method uses the ADHD components from the comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation to provide an accurate ADHD diagnosis. You receive a thorough evaluation similar to the comprehensive neuropsychological testing, but much quicker and without the high cost. Our testing process for diagnosing ADHD is streamlined, taking only about two hours.

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What is ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain-based disorder that is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood. People with ADHD often report having problems with time management, emotional regulation, organization, activation or getting started, and self-control. They may also show a persistent pattern of inattention or not being able to complete

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How to Better Understand ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment

ADHD, or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, doesn’t only affect children. The percentage of children with an ADHD diagnosis is higher, but adults can still suffer from ADHD.  By one estimate, 8.4 percent of children have ADHD. That’s compared to an estimated 2.5 percent of adults, according to the American Psychiatric Association.  Yet an ADHD diagnosis isn’t

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Neurofeedback for ADHD in Children

When the American Academy of Pediatrics reviewed scientific evidence about non-medical treatments for ADHD, they rated neurofeedback as a Level 1 intervention, indicating it had “Best Support” in scientific research for treatment of ADHD.  Their report was made to guide practitioners, educators, youth, and families in developing appropriate plans using psychosocial interventions. Neurofeedback – which may

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ADD ADHD Evaluations

There is no single medical or physical test to diagnose ADD/ADHD. To determine if you or your child has ADD/ADHD, a professional psychologist or psychiatrist will need to conduct a comprehensive evaluation, which has been standardized by medical and psychological associations of your or your child’s symptoms. Some symptoms of ADD/ADHD such as concentration problems

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