Oliver’s mother hands you a parent and teacher Vanderbilt assessment scales**, both of which are elevated in the core area of hyperactivity and impulsivity.
Oliver appears to be experiencing impairments in functioning as his performance scores were problematic in relationships with siblings, peers, and participation in group activities.
** Note: This family completed Vanderbilt assessment scales rather than the preschool version of the rating scales. The NICHQ Vanderbilt Assessment Scales are used by health care professionals to help diagnose ADHD in children between the ages of 6- and 12-years. In practice, many pediatricians prefer to use one scale (even in younger children) for ease of evaluation.
Below is a link to the ADHD Preschool Rating Scale:
Parent and Teacher Ratings of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Preschool: The ADHD Rating Scale-IV Preschool Version