The child who is being evaluated for attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder (ADHD) may be evaluated for other disorders associated with the
condition, such as learning or behavior disorders. The child may be asked
questions (verbal tests) or may be given written tests to evaluate his or her
There are three tests commonly used to measure cognitive function or intelligence in children. The tests can be given to children who are unable to read or write. Tests are also given to measure a child's ability to concentrate and complete tasks. Also, questionnaires that ask caregivers about a child's behavior can give the doctor a clearer picture of your child. The most common tests for intellectual abilities in children are:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 3, 2017
Current as of:
May 3, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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