The Cognitive Assessment Battery for ADHD by CogniFit is a tool designed to help in the detection, diagnosis, and intervention of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder.
Online Neuropsychological Assessment Battery. Instrument to help diagnose Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (CAB-ADHD)
Neuropsychological Assessment for ADHD
Exhaustively explore the cognitive skills associated with ADHD
Assess possible cognitive alterations or deficits.
The online test was designed by healthcare professionals who work directly with ADHD patients, was created by a team of psychologists and neurologists specialized in the learning disorder. This tool will allow professionals to give a complete assessment to children and adults with the symptoms of ADHD, and analyze which cognitive domains are most affected by the disorder.
Sophisticated algorithms analyze the subject's results by using an automatic report to show the score per cognitive domain.
The cognitive assessment for ADHD from CogniFit is made up of various blocks of tasks. Each one of the following tasks will assess one or various cognitive skills that, according to investigation, may be affected by ADHD.
- Memory area: Working memory and short-term memory.
- Attention area: Focus and inhibition.
- Perception area: Visual perception.
- Coordination area: Response time.
- Reasoning area: Planning.
Battery of tasks and tests for the cognitive evaluation of people with ADHD
- Duration: The battery will not take more than 15-20 minutes.
- Scoring: Automated.
- Audience: Children (6+) and adults.
Neuropsychological environments analyzed and their relationship to ADHD
Scientific documentation: Validated battery of tests
This battery was developed by a group of neurologists and psychologists and was based on the most recent studies in the field of ADHD.
Very satisfactory psychometric results were given based on the studies, and the tasks proposed by the neurocognitive program from CogniFit for ADHD was scientifically validated in clinical studies. The reliability measure received excellent results and showed that the CogniFit program improves results after 36 training sessions.
Every pathology or disability has some level of cognitive deterioration attached to it. In the case of ADHD, according to scientific literature, the cognitive skills that are most affected and, as such, will be assessed in the ADHD test are the following.
MEMORY Memory is one of the most important learning areas. Within this area, we find subcategories, but only working memory and short-term memory are related to ADHD, according to science.
ATTENTION Attention is one of the most important areas to assess when looking for ADHD. Agitation and hyperactivity from this disorder make it difficult for children to develop attention.
PERCEPTION Mental representations are very important for the acquisition of new skills like math and writing.
COORDINATION Coordination, especially motor coordination, is used in sports, which means that children with ADHD will have more difficulties.
REASONING A child with ADHD will have problems processing information and starting a task. Their cognitive deficits are related to planning objectives or goals.
The tasks that we propose to assess ADHD are adapted to every age, starting as young as 6. The stimuli in each task are visual and auditory to improve attention and make the assessment as simple and entertaining as possible. CogniFit also has a cognitive rehabilitation tool based on a training program for ADHD.
All of the cognitive skills previously explained are what the ADHD assessment measures in each of the tasks. Each cognitive test is oriented toward analyzing one or more specific cognitive skills. The set of tasks will form a complete assessment battery for the cognitive level of each child with ADHD. Once the battery is finished, the professional will have access to some results with graphic representations, where the areas with most cognitive deficit and those more developed will be indicated. With this information, the professional will, based on their knowledge, create a diagnosis in function with the analyzed results from our program. The assessment system guarantees the efficiency of the results and their real-time changes.
The main model used as the base of the CogniFit assessment battery is a cognitive model that investigates the presence of symptoms and traits that someone with ADHD would have. The results of the assessed cognitive skills will be very helpful for detecting the characteristic symptoms of ADHD and create a determined diagnosis for each user. Our cognitive method based on scientific evidence has been validated by a number of studies to confirm its effectiveness.
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