ADHD assessment 

We offer ADHD assessments for children as part of a comprehensive psychoeducational assessment. Please read below for more details or schedule a free consult to speak with our psychologist.

ADHD Assessment 

What is ADHD?

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurocognitive disorder that involves a consistent pattern of difficulty (identifiable before the age of 12) regulating one’s attention, emotion, and behaviour. According to The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), ADHD is a complex psychiatric condition that often persists over a lifetime. Symptoms can vary amongst individuals and present differently for boys, girls, men, and women, but fall into three categories:


ADHD usually becomes problematic for an individual once the symptoms begin to interfere with the quality of social, academic or workplace functioning. The diagnosis of ADHD requires a careful age-appropriate assessment of attention, executive functioning, and behavioural impairment. You can learn more about ADHD and its diagnosis at

Assessment / Diagnosis – Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada (


What is the process of an ADHD Assessment?

Before the first session, we will send you a background questionnaire to complete prior to your assessment. Other elements of the assessment include:


What is the outcome of an ADHD Assessment?


Following the assessment, the psychologist meets with the parents and child to verbally review the results, recommendations, and next steps. This meeting usually lasts about an hour.

ADHD Assessments are offered for Children only as part of a psychoeducational assessment.