I have to take my daughter to the doctor because we have been referred from the school and school nurse for testing for add ... I just need some answers it would be great...Answer Question
Answer by A11 at 1:29 AM on Feb. 23, 2011
Are they testing for ADD or ADHD? You can be ADD and not be ADHD, but you can't be ADHD and not have ADD. Here's a link for a basic survey that they will use to begin the testing. It is NOT an end all, be all diagnosis. Also, keep in mind that all of these things need to be judged on an age appropriate level. For example, a 5 yr old is not going to be able to have the same attention span that, say, a 15 yr old has...
Answer by sailorwifenmom at 2:12 AM on Feb. 23, 2011
Answer by sailorwifenmom at 2:16 AM on Feb. 23, 2011
Answer by robinkane at 8:47 AM on Feb. 23, 2011
Answer by familynsni at 9:42 AM on Feb. 24, 2011
The doctor will just give you a questionnaire to fill out, as well as for the teacher and nurse. It's all subjective.
Answer by Pnukey at 8:20 PM on Mar. 1, 2011
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