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    ADHD: Tests for Other Disorders

    ADHD: Tests for Other Disorders

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    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 intellectual abilities.

    The most common tests for intellectual abilities in children are:

    • Stanford-Binet.
    • WISC-III or, preferably, WISC-IV.
    • Kaufman Assessment and Battery for Children (K-ABC).


    By Healthwise Staff
    Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
    Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
    Last Revised February 2, 2012

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