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Tracking Progress

ADHD symptom management must be individualized to the patient's needs, and it may take some time to find the right management plan for a given patient. In addition, the plan may need to be altered over time as the patient's desired outcomes change.1 Select a topic to explore:

Setting Target Goals

Provides suggestions to guide ADHD management and track the progress of symptom management.



Reviews rating scales commonly used to assess ADHD symptoms and monitor the effectiveness of a management plan. Includes discussion of the role of parents and caregivers in the monitoring process.



  1. Subcommittee on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management. ADHD: clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2011:128(5):1007-1022, SI1-SI21.