ADD and ADHD – Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Judkins focuses on the process of diagnosis and treatment in this informative video on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD and ADD). Because of the widespread availability of information about ADHD symptoms on the internet, her main focus in this video is discussing best practices in diagnosis and treatment. After watching this video, you will understand the steps in an ADHD evaluation, the type of evaluation that will be most beneficial for your child and, the specific tests given to children. She highlights techniques that have been shown to be effective in research studies. (17:21)

This video will answer the following questions:

  1. Where do I start if I am concerned that my child has some symptoms of ADHD or ADD?
  2. Who should my child see for an ADHD evaluation?
  3. What is included in an evaluation process? What are the tests used in an evaluation?

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The content of this video is appropriate for parents who are trying to familiarize themselves with the evaluation and diagnostic procedures for ADHD and ADD. It is not intended to be a substitute for formal diagnosis or treatment.