ADHD Toolkit (from the NICHQ)

Print the various forms for initial evaluation, follow-up, and parent education.

1. Letter From the American Acadamy of Pediatrics

A letter from AAP Executive Director to clinicians about ADHD.

2. Introduction and Contents

A description of the toolkit’s contents and how to use them.

3. Primary Care Initial Evaluation Form

Form for use by clinicians in initial evaluation of patients for ADHD.

4. Vanderbilt Assessment Scale -- Parent Informant

A diagnostic tool to be completed by the parent and turned in to the doctor for use in determining whether the child has ADHD.

5. Vanderbilt Assessment Scale -- Teacher Informant

A diagnostic tool to be completed by the teacher and turned in to the doctor for use in determining whether the child has ADHD.

6. Vanderbilt Assessment Follow-up -- Parent Informant

A diagnostic tool to be completed by the parents and turned in to the doctor after the child has been diagnosed with ADHD and treatment has begun, for the purpose of monitoring the treatment.

7. Vanderbilt Assessment Follow-up -- Teacher Informant

A diagnostic tool to be completed by the teachers and turned in to the doctor after the child has been diagnosed with ADHD and treatment has begun, for the purpose of monitoring the treatment.

8. Scoring Instructions for NICHQ Vanderbilt Assessment Scaleshttp://www.nichq.org/images/global/spacer.gif

Instructions for scoring the NICHQ Vanderbilt Assessment Scales.

9 . Sample Vanderbilt Assessment Scale -- Parent Informant

Sample Vanderbilt Assessment Scale, Parent version.

10. Cover Letter to Teachers

Sample cover letter from doctor to teachers requesting their assistance in diagnosing the child (i.e., filling out the NICHQ Vanderbilt Assessment forms).

11. NICHQ ADHD Management Plan -- Sample 1

Sample management plan form.

12. NICHQ ADHD Management Plan -- Sample 2

Sample management plan form.

13. How to Establish a Daily Report Card

 

The Daily Report Card is a method for systematically tracking the child's improvement on a daily and weekly basis and rewarding good behavior. This document details how to set up a Daily Report Card system.

14. Stimulant Medication Management Chart

This document provides information on the various medications commonly used to treat ADHD.

15. Does My Child Have ADHD

Signs parents can look for if they suspect their child has ADHD.

16. Evaluating Your Child for ADHD

Overview of the process of evaluating a child for ADHD.

17. For Parents of Children With ADHD

Advice for parents of Children with ADHD.

18. What Can I Do When My Child Has Problems with Sleep

Strategies for parents to use with ADHD diagnosed child who are having problems with sleep.

19. Education Rights for Children With ADHD

Description of the legal rights of children with ADHD and a list of related resources.

20. Homework Tips

Advice for parents in dealing with homework related problems of children with ADHD.

21. Working With Your Child's School

Advice for parents in dealing with school related problems of children with ADHD.

22. Coding Fact Sheet for Primary Care Physicians

Coding sheet.

23. ADHD Encounter Form

ADHD encounter form.

24. Documentation for Reimbursement

Reimbursement form.

25. ADHD Resources Available on the Internet

A list of sites providing support and information about ADHD.

 


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