Maryland ADHD Testing

Get Relief from ADHD Symptoms

Maryland ADHD testingOur Maryland ADHD testing is performed by a trained psychologist to evaluate and assess symptoms of ADD/ADHD. The evaluation consists of three sections: 1) A clinical interview to gain a better picture of your or your child and current problems. 2) A number of questionnaires and assessments that assess for executive functioning and other ADHD symptoms. 3) Finally, all the data is compiled and your therapist will provide you with the results and a plan to help you move forward.

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The DSM-5 lists three presentations of ADHD—Predominantly Inattentive, Hyperactive-Impulsive and Combined. The symptoms for each are adapted and summarized below.

ADHD Predominantly Inattentive Presentation

  • Fails to give close attention to details or makes careless mistakes
  • Has difficulty sustaining attention
  • Does not appear to listen
  • Struggles to follow through with instructions
  • Has difficulty with organization
  • Avoids or dislikes tasks requiring sustained mental effort
  • Loses things
  • Is easily distracted
  • Is forgetful in daily activities

ADHD Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Presentation

  • Fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in chair
  • Has difficulty remaining seated
  • Runs about or climbs excessively in children; extreme restlessness in adults
  • Difficulty engaging in activities quietly
  • Acts as if driven by a motor; adults will often feel inside as if they are driven by a motor
  • Talks excessively
  • Blurts out answers before questions have been completed
  • Difficulty waiting or taking turns
  • Interrupts or intrudes upon others

Schedule Your ADHD Screening
Or Call 202-602-6014