Cognitive & ADHD Assessment

This assessment is used to investigate the possibility of whether the individual meets the DSM-5-TR diagnostic criteria for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Reasons to assess:

If you have concerns about attention, concentration and /or executive function (the ability to plan ahead, meet goals, stay focused, display self-control etc), this assessment will measure these.

Exploration of cognitive abilities known to be beneficial in learning (eg. verbal comprehension, fluid reasoning, processing speed, working memory etc)

Exploration of social-behavioural factors (eg. Communication problems, anxiety, attention concerns etc.)

What does it include:

Clinical interview (including parent)

Cognitive testing, such as WISC-IV or WAIS depending on age.

Administration and scoring of behavioural screening questionnaires such as The Connors, CAARS, and the BASC (incl. parent), depending on age.

Administration and scoring of test of Executive Function such as DKEFS

Liaison with teachers and significant supports

Reading of previous testing reports (if applicable)

Up to 1 hour Feedback session

Comprehensive report including results, detailed recommendations, any relevant diagnosis, and recommendations for appropriate interventions and/or supports or further assessment

Clinician time spent: 10 hours

Cognitive & ADHD assessment package fee: Provisional Psychologist: $1200 +GST Psychologist: $1800 +GST

The ADHD can also be added onto other assessments, with all the relevant inclusions as per below:

Educational & ADHD assessment package fee: Provisional Psychologist: $1800 +GST Psychologist: $2500 +GST

Clinician time spent: 14 hours

Autism & ADHD assessment package fee: Psychologist: $2500 +GST

Clinician time spent: 14 hours

Autism & ADHD & Educational assessment package fee: Psychologist: $3100 +GST

Clinician time spent: 17 hours