Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is term used to describe a spectrum of learning and behaviour differences. This course will outline how to best unlock the potential of learners who are lateral thinkers but have a low level of boredom and require stimulating teaching and learning experiences.
This presentation will consider a range of systems and strategies in order to support successful learning, behaviour and socialisation outcomes for children with ADHD.
£199 + VAT (Early bird)
£230 + VAT (Standard rate)
Early bird offer is available 2 months before course date.
Includes lunch, refreshments, full set of course notes and CPD Certificate.
The content of the course will include:
- Considering the impact of ADHD on the school, family and community.
- What are the symptoms, DSMV, executive function, causes, prevalence, and diagnosis including classroom screening tools for teachers?
- Co-existing difficulties and differences including ASD, ODD and CD.
- The SF3R inclusive approach to supporting children with ADHD and school and at home
- Setting rules, rituals and routines, accessing the curriculum, seating, goal setting, organisation, study skills, homework and rewarding positive outcomes.
- Dealing with distractibility, insatiability, defiance, passive resistance, anger and aggression.
- Consideration of how best to deal with peer interaction during class and non-classroom time, including issues of bullying.
- The potential role of Medication in supporting outcomes
- Home school collaboration and communication and preparing the child and family for transitions.
Course LeaderFin O’Regan
Special school support services