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Penny Williams
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That test is not the best practice for evaluating for ADHD. The evaluation should be much more thorough and attempt to determine if symptoms were present in childhood. Here’s what an ideal ADHD evaluation should look like:

Your Complete ADHD / ADD Diagnosis Guide

In light of that, I do think you should seek an actual ADHD evaluation, since this clearly wasn’t a full eval.

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism