Many providers request that individuals have an evaluation for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder before treatment. Our clinic provides targeted ADHD Assessments for both children and adults at the request of providers. These assessments are done by our counselor and a psychometrist, then reviewed by our neuropsychologist, Dr. Dudzek. They are not a comprehensive neuropsychological assessment but allow patients to be seen and receive results quickly.
If you feel you would benefit from an ADHD assessment, ask your primary care provider or counselor to send us a referral today.
More about the Questionnaires
Questionnaires help Dr. Dudzek to understand the data in context. It also helps get additional perspectives of people close to you. Due to time constraints, the questionnaires must be completed before your appointment or your appointment will need to be rescheduled. Please do not hesitate to contact the office if you have any questions or if you would rather come in ahead of time and do them in person.
More about the Day of the Appointment
The day of the appointment you should plan to arrive 15 minutes early to allow time to fill out paperwork.
Your appointment will consist of two parts:
A clinical interview with a counselor to get a better clinical picture of your symptoms
A few short tests with a psychometrist to gather data
More about the Letter to Provider
After your appointment, Dr. Dudzek will review the information and interpret the data to write a short letter to your referring provider with her clinical impressions. Dr. Dudzek cannot prescribe medications.
Who should schedule an ADHD Assessment?
These evaluations are appropriate for individuals with minimal mental health concerns and are meant to only assess symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity for a possible diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. If there are more extensive psychological questions, more significant mental health symptoms, or neuropsychological concerns, a comprehensive evaluation is recommended. This shorter process allows for these evaluations to be scheduled sooner than comprehensive evaluations.