Vanderbilt Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Teacher Rating Scale

Vanderbilt Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Teacher Rating Scale

Definition

Vanderbilt Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Teacher Rating Scale (VADTRS) is a teacher rating scale to help diagnose ADHD in children between the ages of 6- and 12-years. The VADTRS consists of the complete list of DSM-IV AD/HD symptoms, a screen for other disruptive behavior disorders, anxiety and depression, and ratings of academic and classroom behavior performance.

Domains

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Administrations

Teacher-Rated

Assessment type

Clinical

Assessment modes

Questionnaire

Eligibility

6 to 12 years

Estimated time

About 10 minutes

Attribution

Wolraich ML, Feurer ID, Hannah JN, Baumgaertel A, Pinnock TY. Obtaining systematic teacher reports of disruptive behavior disorders utilizing DSM-IV. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 1998 Apr;26(2):141-52. doi: 10.1023/a:1022673906401. PMID: 9634136.