It takes 4 to 5 appointments to accurately assess and diagnose ADHD. The average cost is approximately $1150, which most insurance companies cover.
Elsewhere, ADHD assessments widely vary from $1400 to $3000. Or a doctor may only do a brief screening and rating scale to make their diagnosis. Dr. Neal’s comprehensive approach is not to diagnose you or your child after a brief conversation and then recommend a medication and send you on your way. After the diagnosis evaluation, he works with you to explore the various natural alternative approaches and he works in coordination with coaches, medical health professionals, and educational specialists, to make sure you are fully supported in your journey.
What To Expect During These Appointments
During the assessment Dr. Neal will:
Diagnosis and Feedback Session
Dr. Neal will review the results of the Qb computer test and collect information from you. Usually a diagnosis for ADHD or other condition can be determined at this point. If additional diagnostic assessment is needed, then a referral will be made to one of our local medical professionals. We maintain a carefully researched referral list of those whom we can entrust our clients to.
Once we are clear on a diagnosis, treatment options will be discussed in this appointment. Click this link for more information about natural methods to treating ADHD.
If medication is decided upon, we have a list of medical doctors who can prescribe the medication, who are willing to collaborate closely with Dr. Neal. He will take the time to communicate with the doctors or other medical professionals you are working with. Our desire is that you experience a seamless, calm treatment plan.
We provide follow up support for school IEP’s, 504 planning and support for the family and marriage.