We are able to provide the full Comprehensive Evaluations for Children, Adolescents and Adults remotely through Telehealth (858-481-4988). If you are interested in having your evaluation in person, please let us know once you schedule your appointment online.

Remote ADHD Testing Instructions

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We are excited to offer our Comprehensive ADHD Evaluations remotely throughout the state of California. You must have access to a computer to be able to complete the evaluation remotely.

Our remote evaluations are the same as our in-office evaluations, except that they are done through a video conferencing platform. The evaluation consists of the following components:

  • Schedule your “ADHD Evaluation” appointment online.
  • Look for the email from "[email protected]" for access to the secure patient portal to complete forms.
  • Individuals complete the packet of forms prior to the evaluation and upload them to the secure patient portal.
  • On the day of the evaluation, you will take a continuous performance test (CPT) to assess your auditory and visual attention and processing. This will be done on your computer but we will be doing it together during the evaluation.
  • Following the CPT, we will discuss your history, past and current challenges, and the symptoms you have been experiencing.
  • Within approximately 2 weeks (10 days for modified adult evaluations) you will receive your completed report by email.
  • Once you receive your evaluation report, you will schedule an “ADHD Follow up appointment” online. For all evaluations except modified adult evaluations, a follow-up session is included to discuss the results and recommendations of the evaluation. For modified adult evaluations a follow-up appointment is optional.

COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Only the Chrome web browser can be used. It can be installed for free on either Windows or Mac PCs. PLEASE UPDATE THE LATEST VERSION OF CHROME BEFORE YOUR EVALUATION.
  • If using a laptop, you must use a wired or wireless mouse. It is important that you NOT use a laptop touchpad as a test input device.
  • You may use internal speakers, external speakers or headphones.

PREPARE FOR YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT:

  • Complete the correct forms in your patient portal or download the packet of forms on the ADHD Website.
  • Upload the forms to the secure patient portal at least 24 hours prior to your evaluation.
  • Look for the email containing the link for your video appointment from SimplePractice and flag it for easy access for your appointment.

20 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT:

  • Write down your remote code and password from your email.
  • Be sure you have a mouse if you are using a laptop, no track pad can be used.
  • Disable your Screensaver.
  • Disable your Virus Scan.
  • Put “do not disturb” mode on any email/text notifications that come on your computer.
  • Use the restroom if needed.
  • Place the “Testing-Do Not Disturb” sign on your door. Inform others in your house that you will be testing for approximately 1 hour.
  • Be sure any pets are outside the room and supervised so they do not disturb you.
  • Close all programs.

5 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT:

  • Adjust your screen so your mouse and hand can be fully visible (most important for children, less so for adults).
  • Have your access code and user information in front of you.

FOR CHILDREN UNDER 16:

  • Parents must enter the code.
  • Sit behind your child, behind and out of sight throughout the testing.
  • Please do not make any noise, silence your cell phone including vibrations.
  • Please do not speak to them, answer questions, or coach them in any way.
  • Please do not correct off task behavior, or incorrect responses, as this is important information for the examiner.

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