Adult ADHD Intake 2 – ASRS-O Adulthood Observer

Introduction

You have been nominated to provide collateral history information for an individual who is being assessed for ADHD. 

Please answer the questions below, rating the person in question on each of the criteria shown using the scale below. As you answer each question, choose the one that best describes how you feel they have felt and conducted themself over the past 6 months.

Your relationship to the individual
1. How often do they have trouble wrapping up the final details of a project, once the challenging parts have been done?
2. How often do they have difficulty getting things in order when they have to do a task that requires organization?
3. How often do they have problems remembering appointments or obligations?
4. When they have a task that requires a lot of thought, how often do they avoid or delay getting started?
5. How often do they fidget or squirm with their hands or feet when they have to sit down for a long time?
6. How often do they feel overly active and compelled to do things, like they were driven by a motor?
7. How often do they make careless mistakes when they have to work on a boring or difficult project?
8. How often do they have difficulty keeping their attention when they are doing boring or repetitive work?
9. How often do they have difficulty concentrating on what people say to them, even when they are speaking to them directly?
10. How often do they misplace or have difficulty finding things at home or at work?
11. How often are they distracted by activity or noise around them?
12. How often do they leave their seat in meetings or other situations in which they are expected to remain seated?
13. How often do they feel restless or fidgety?
14. How often do they have difficulty unwinding and relaxing when they have time to themself?
15. How often do they find themself talking too much when they are in social situations?
16. When they are in a conversation, how often do they find themself finishing the sentences of the people they are talking to, before they can finish them themselves?
17. How often do they have difficulty waiting their turn in situations when turn taking is required?
18. How often do they interrupt others when they are busy?