As many as 3-9% of school aged children in the United States suffer from ADHD. The use of an ADHD rating scale can help practitioners with the diagnosis for ADHD. An ADHD rating scale can be filled out by any two different people who see the child on a regular basis in two different settings. Most popular choices are parents and teachers. There are a number of ADHD rating scales available; this is an example of one of them.
by Kristin Petersen
Supporting the use of an ADHD rating scale are the following resources: