Does my child or I have ADHD?

ADHD rating scales

As part of the evaluation process, several scales may be used to see if ADHD symptoms are present. Some can be given in the doctor's office or at school; others can be completed by a parent or by the child.

Examples of parent and teacher rating scales:

Rating Scales index
  • ADHD Rating Scale-V (ADHD-RS-V)9-11
  • Child Behavior Checklist/Teacher Report Form12,13
  • Conners Rating Scale14

Example of adult rating scales:

  • ADHD Rating Scale-IV (ADHD-RS-IV) with adult prompts15
  • Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS) Symptom Checklist16

I am a United States Healthcare Professional