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ADHD/ LD/ Autism Assessment Community Providers

To make appropriate referral first assess student’s need/ purpose of assessment:

  1. Desire to know if has a diagnosis → Provide your own informal assessment
  2. Desire to manage ADHD symptoms → Refer for skills training at LAUNCH
  3. Desire to try medication for ADHD → Refer to providers A. or B.
  4. Desire for academic accommodations → Refer to providers C.

A. Psychiatrists who will perform their own ADHD evaluations

  • $200
  • Kenneth Arfa, MD
  • Board Certified Psychiatrist
  • Significant discounts to UH students
  • 4615 Southwest Freeway, Suite 860
  • Houston, TX 77027
  • (713) 723-5774 Voice
  • (844) 223-3027 Fax

Formerly employed at UH Psychiatry, offers discount prices for UH students ($200 initial appointment/$100 follow up). Must mention discount. Will prescribe medication for ADHD if appropriate.

Verified: 6/15/20


Provides diagnosis and assessment of ADHD. Initial visit is $265 for 60 min appointment. Follow up visits are $125 for 20 min appointment. Computerized ADHD testing is $100. Student should expect to pay $265+$100+$125 ($490) for complete treatment (initial visit + testing + follow up). Wait time to be seen is 3 months (as of 6/13/18). Accepts Aetna PPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and HMO, United Healthcare Choice Plus, which can lower cost.

Verified: 6/15/20


  • $375
  • Robbie Wright, M.D.
  • (Board Certified in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry)
  • 4550 Post Oak Place Dr., Ste 320
  • Houston, TX 77027
  • (713) 622-5480

Provides formal diagnosis and assessment + medication management for ADHD, Autism, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Learning Disorders. Does not accept insurance; PSYCHIATRIC ASSESSMENT/CONSULTATION (Adult): 45 minute appointment for initial diagnostic assessment. Appointment typically includes gathering history, arriving at a diagnosis and creating a treatment plan. Fee: $375.00, $185.00 for follow- up appointments.

Verified: 6/15/20


  • >$600
  • Jay D. Tarnow, M.D.
  • (Board Certified in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry)
  • Tarnow Center for Self-Management
  • 1001 W. Loop South, Suite 215
  • Houston, TX 77056
  • (713) 621-9515

Interdisciplinary practice (psychologists/ psychiatrists). Student would be seen by psychologist who conducts initial assessment/ intake and would refer to Dr. Tarnow for medication management ($1400 for full testing battery)

Verified: 6/15/20


B. Psychological testing for ADHD (Medication only)

ADHD Assessment: 2-hour assessment/interview session with the client, followed by a 2-hour final session two weeks after the assessment. Includes written report with diagnosis and personalized treatment plan. At the client’s request, report can be faxed to client’s primary care physician or psychiatrist along with a letter recommending a consultation for medication. Also provides therapy for ADHD in-house which can be provided by therapist who accepts insurance.
$700 for new assessments; $600 for re-assessment; $800 for child ADHD assessments

Verified: 6/15/20


All clients attend 1 hour clinical interview ($225) after which one of four assessments are recommended: 1. ADHD screener which includes computer testing (TOVA), behavioral rating scales, report and a 60 minute results session (+$425), 2. ADHD enhanced screener which includes the above plus a brief IQ (WASI) (+$1185), 3. ADHD testing which includes the above, using the WAIS ($1680-$1845 depending on necessity of extensive record review), 4. Full psychological testing for academic accommodations required by Student Accessibility Center/ UH ($2175). Reports are provided 3 weeks from the last testing day, or 7 to 10 business days if students pay an expedited fee (+15%).

Verified 8/6/18


C. Psychological testing for ADHD/ SLD (for accommodations)

Faculty, postdocs, and supervised advanced graduate students provide extensive assessment of multiple concerns with a 25-40 page integrative report. Test battery includes IQ test and specialty assessments selected on the basis of clients’ presenting concerns (could include tests for learning disabilities, ADHD, autism, speech/ language impairment, intellectual disability, executive functioning problems, giftedness, genetic disorders, forensics, neuropsychological issues). No insurances accepted. Sliding scale available. Wait time may be a couple of months.

Verified 6/13/18


Provides ADHD assessments that meet criteria for academic accommodations (clinical interview, rating scales, WAIS, LASSI)

Verified 6/18/18


  • $1200-1500 (Accepts BCBS)
  • Sugarland Counseling
  • 1111 Highway 6 #235
  • Sugar Land, TX. 77478
  • 832-876-3232

Provides testing for ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities (meets standards for accommodations testing). Test battery consists of: cognitive test (WJ Cognitive) + Conners + BASC + clinical interview and observations. Accepts BCBS for testing (copay $0-$50 after meeting deductible). Without insurance, price for testing with report and feedback session is typically $900

Verified 6/15/20


  • $1125 (some insurances accepted)
  • Sliding scale available for students (must be negotiated individually)
  • The Clinic for Adult Attention Problems, P.A.
  • Timothy Butcher, Ph.D.
  • 2211 Norfolk Street, Suite 460
  • Houston, TX 77059
  • (713) 523-0058

Provides testing for ADHD/ Learning Disabilities (meets standards for accommodations testing). Student must attend Initial consultation ($225). Testing is billed at $150/ hr * 6 hours. Provides ADHD coaching ($175/ session). Willing to slide fees for students, but fee will be individually negotiated. Accepts insurance plans (BCBS-PPO, Cigna, Value Options, First Health), but testing not always considered medically necessary and may not be covered (front desk will check coverage and benefits and calculate out of pocket expenses ahead of time if you call and provide insurance information)

Verified 6/13/18


All clients attend 1 hour clinical interview ($225) after which one of four assessments are recommended: 1. ADHD screener which includes computer testing (TOVA), behavioral rating scales, report and a 60 minute results session (+$425), 2. ADHD enhanced screener which includes the above plus a brief IQ (WASI) (+$1175), 3. ADHD testing which includes the above, using the WAIS (+$1680-$1845 depending on necessity of extensive record review), 4. Full psychological testing for academic accommodations required by Student Accessibility Center/ UH (+$2175). Reports are provided 3 weeks from the last testing day, or 7 to 10 business days if students pay an expedited fee (+15%).

Verified 6/13/18


Other providers of testing/ therapy for ADHD/ LD/ ASD

  • Michael Johnson, PhD
  • 832-643-5479

  • Dr. Hershenbaum, Ph.D.
  • $225 per hour
  • Woodlands Family Institute
  • 281-363-4220

  • Andrew Brams, PhD
  • 4615 Southwest Freeway
  • 281-557-6546

Description: Therapy and psychological testing for ADHD/ Developmental Disorders; Fee: $175 per session, $200 per testing hour (complete evaluations = $2750-$3000), does not accept insurance

Verified: 6/15/20