Font Size

ADHD Testing (cont.)

How to Find a Specialist Who Can Diagnose ADHD

All pediatricians are trained to screen for ADHD using readily available screening tools mentioned above. In addition to the screening, there are also developmental specialists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and other behavioral specialists who are trained to evaluate for other learning differences and associated mental-health problems. The pediatrician can refer the child to a specialist if needed.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/17/2014


Must Read Articles Related to ADHD Testing

ADHD in Adults
ADHD in Adults Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is well recognized in children and is increasingly recognized in adult populations. Adult ADHD symptoms include ...learn more >>
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Teens
ADHD in Teens Attention deficit hyperactivy disorder is a behavior disorder that affects millions of teens. Symptoms include inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Trea...learn more >>
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), also known as attention deficit disorder (ADD), is a condition in which a person's inability to focus and conce...learn more >>

Patient Comments & Reviews

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about ADHD Testing:

ADHD Testing - Symptoms and Signs

What symptoms and signs did you (or your child) experience before an ADHD diagnosis?

ADHD Testing - Adults

Were you diagnosed with ADHD as an adult? Please describe your experience.

Medical Dictionary