Unlike diabetes and other chronic diseases, no single test can detect ADHD. Instead, ADHD testing and rating scale used in combination to identify patterns, to determine if a child has ADHD or not. In the initial evaluation, behavior checklist and questionnaire survey was conducted in the presence of detection, and other symptoms and the severity of learning disabilities, and to determine whether the child needs more testing is essential. If you suspect your child has ADHD, it may help, if he or she tests listed below. In addition to the symptoms of the disease, these tests designed to measure the child’s personality, intellectual function, and problem-solving style. Although some of the acts listed below for free download from the Internet scale, the need for a professional to explain them to you know the results.
Connor’s Revised Rating Scales (CRS – R)
Connor’s Rating Scale (Revised), the goal is evaluated through observation and evaluation ratings and self-report rating of ADHD symptoms. In the CRS – R test is readily available guidance offices, clinics, pediatrician offices, and clinics of mental health, management, usually the first interview with the parents. In the CRS – R has three parts: self-report (which is answered by the child), teacher reports, and parents report. These three parts to the long and short versions. As long as testing has been completed and learning experts will display the results in easy to understand charts, you can see your child the seriousness of the situation and problem areas need to be looked into.
Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL)
Child Behavior Checklist is a parent rating scale of behavior, it is widely used because of high reliability. CBCL is a very long assessment, Hundreds of the child’s social skills and (for example, aggressive behavior, depression, anxiety, withdrawal, and other social issues) behavioral problems. In addition to detection of ADHD in the CBCL were also used to filter any possible co-morbid psychological problems or learning disabilities, which will require treatment in the treatment.
Barkley Family Situation and School Situations Questionnaire
According to diagnostics criteria of ADHD, the child cannot concentrate, impulsive, hyperactivity, must exist in at least two settings: family and school. This is the situation behind the design of Barkley family Questionnaire and School Environment questionnaire scales. List the two scales of ADHD, like in the family environment and school environment behavior. Teachers and parents have called on the severity of each behavior, the scale of giving appropriate experts for analysis. Barkley carried out most of the schools and school status of the family situation questionnaire, and guidance to help parents and teachers understand the child’s situation, the establishment of incentive systems to reduce unnecessary behavior.
Unit IV, Teachers and Parents Rating Scale
The management unit IV assessment is rating scale to be fill by teachers and parents. It contains description of 90 inattentive, aggressive, and impulsive behaviors associated with ADHD, and as well as the rating scales to measure each.