ADHD Evaluations

At Northeast Cincinnati Pediatrics, we want your child’s educational and behavioral experience to be the best one possible.

We understand that some children may have attention issues that lead to difficulties with learning and focus. If you have concerns that your child my have ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) or ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), we are here to help.

See below for more specific information:

Initial Evaluation Process

If you are concerned that your child my have ADD/ADHD, please follow these steps.


Review the symptoms of ADD/ADHD at the following website:


If this sounds like your child, or your child’s teacher has expressed a concern about possible attention issues, call the office to talk to one of our nurses.


One of our nurses will discuss your concerns and send you a link to complete online documents for ADHD evaluation through a secure web portal run by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.


When all documents are completed (by at least one parent and one teacher), your child’s physician will review the results. We ask that you please call the office one week after you have completed the online forms to schedule a consult appointment with your child’s primary physician.


At your first consult appointment, your physician will discuss with you (and your child) the diagnosis and possible interventions. It is the discretion of your physician whether medication is prescribed at this appointment or another appointment is scheduled to further discuss treatment options.

Please note:

We ask that all children have a current Well Child Visit within the previous 12 months before we will schedule any consult appointment.

If your child’s Well Child Visit is not current, we ask that you schedule that appointment separately from the consult appointment to allow for proper attention to be paid to BOTH preventative care (at the Well Child Visit) and your ADD/ADHD concerns.

Follow up Evaluation

If your child has been started on a medication for ADD/ADHD, we ask that you schedule an initial follow-up appointment 1 month after beginning medication. At this appointment, we will check your child’s weight and blood pressure as well as discuss any side effects your child may be experiencing. Your physician may discuss adjusting the dose of medication or changing medications if that is appropriate. Please be sure that all follow-up Vanderbilt forms are completed through the ADHD portal before this visit.

After your initial follow-up appointment, it is the discretion of your physician how often they would like to see your child back in the office. In general, we ask that all children on ADD/ADHD medications be seen for a medication follow-up appointment in our office once every 3 to 6 months.

ADHD Prescription Refills