Above the Clouds

Remote ADHD Testing Instructions

 

 You must have access to a computer to be able to complete the evaluation remotely.

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

  • Individuals complete the packet of forms prior to the evaluation and email them to Dr. Konzelman. 

  • On the day of the evaluation, you will complete a clinical interview with Dr. Konzelman- we will discuss your history, past and current challenges, and the symptoms you have been experiencing. 

  • Following the interview, you will take several online tests to assess your auditory and visual attention and processing, these will be done on your computer. 

  • Within 4 weeks, you will receive your completed report by email. 

  • For all evaluations, a follow-up session in included to discuss the results and recommendations of the evaluation.

 

COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Only the Chrome web browser can be used. It can be installed for free on either Windows or Mac PCs.

  • 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.

  • If using a laptop, external speakers or headphones must be used. If a desktop is used, internal speakers are fine.

  • Adobe Flash player, download current version if you do not have it.

 

PREPARE FOR YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT:

  • Complete the correct packet of forms on the ADHD Website.

  • Email completed packet of forms at least 48 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

  • Have your access code and user information in front of you.

 

FOR CHILDREN UNDER 16:

  • Parents must enter the code

  • Sit behind your child, back 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

 

Dr Konzelman

licensed clinical psychologist