Show evidence that anxiety disorders, disorders of depression, mood disorder, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, dissociative disorder, or
substance-related disorders are not the primary disability and are not the primary cause of ADHD/ADD
Standardized assessment measures should be utilized in the diagnosis of ADHD/ADD, e.g., TOVA, Continuous Performance Test, neuropsychological evaluation.
Report should include a history of ADHD/ADD symptoms by the age of 7, corroborated by another independent source.
Corroboration of current ADHD/ADD symptoms across multiple settings by one or more adults with knowledge of the client’s functioning should be documented.
Documentation on two rating scales of ADHD/ADD behaviors/symptoms that have appropriate age norms, e.g., rating scales for childhood and adult behavior.
Show evidence of interference of ADHD/ADD with appropriate academic or social functioning.