Comprehensive ADHD Evaluation
Some neurobiological and psychological disabilities are due to medical or psychiatric issues. Dr. Learsy offers developmental-behavioral pediatric evaluations and Dr. Reiss offers psychological and neuropsychological evaluations to determine the root cause of a child’s behavioral issues, and define the child's cognitive functioning profile. Parents who would like a thorough assessment of their child can make an appointment at her practice, located on East 38th Street, in New York, New York.
What tests are used to diagnose ADHD?
To test for ADHD, Child’s Best utilizes continuous performance testing and assessing executive functioning skills such as processing speed, working memory, executive functioning skills, shifting attention, and sustained/focused attention. Child’s Best utilizes standardized tests, questionnaires completed by parents and teachers, and interviews significant people in the child’s life to provide an accurate diagnosis.