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Screening Tools
  • Visit the Illinois DocAssist Screening Tools page to access tools for screening and diagnosing ADHD in children and adolescents.
Guidelines for Providers

American Academy of Pediatrics

ADHD: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Medication Intervention
  • Visit the Illinois Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) Medicaid Preferred Drug List for updated information on pharmaceuticals, consent information and sign up for email alerts from HFS.
  • To learn more on prescribing medication, access DocAssist Quick Tips- ADHD and Prescribing Non-Stimulants.
Supports for Families and Resources 
  • The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides Facts for Families, and access ADHD and the Brain to learn more.
  • The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides medication guidebooks for parents. 
  • Children and Adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) provides information, resources and guidance for providers, parents/caregivers and educators to assist in the treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD.
  • ADDitude offers resources, information and assistance for parents and professionals on ADHD in children.
  • Childmind provides parents with tips and suggestions for children with ADHD remain engaged in online learning.