ADHD Assessment Scale for children - PARENT Informant

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Please answer the questions below, rating yourself on each of the criteria shown using the scale on the right side of the page. As you answer each question, choose the box that best describes how you have felt and conducted yourself over the past 6 months. Please click submit upon completion.

The following 18 items are part of the NICHQ Vanderbilt Assessment Scale related to the assessment of ADHD

Part A
Questions Never Occasionally Often Very Often
01 . Does not pay attention to details or makes careless mistakes with, for example, homework
02 . Has difficulty keeping attention to what needs to be done
03 . Does not seem to listen when spoken to directly
04 . Does not follow through when given directions and fails to finish activities (not due to refusal or failure to understand)
05 . Has difficulty organizing tasks and activities
06 . Avoids, dislikes, or does not want to start tasks that require ongoing mental effort
07 . Loses things necessary for tasks or activities (toys, assignments, pencils, or books)
08 . Is easily distracted by noises or other stimuli
09 . Is forgetful in daily activities
Part B
10 . Fidgets with hands or feet or squirms in seat
11 . Leaves seat when remaining seated is expected
12 . Runs about or climbs too much when remaining seated is expected
13 . Has difficulty playing or beginning quiet play activities
14 . Is “on the go” or often acts as if “driven by a motor”
15 . Talks too much
16 . Blurts out answers before questions have been completed
17 . Has difficulty waiting his or her turn
18 . Interrupts in or intrudes on others’ conversations and/activities
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