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The average classroom may include several students who exhibit symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Many educators need to build skills to meet the educational needs of these children. This course provides the tools needed to better understand, identify and evaluate the ADHD student. It addresses school-related problems associated with ADHD. In-depth coverage of practical, effective instructional strategies is offered as well as social skills training activities that can be easily incorporated into the regular curriculum. You'll learn how to implement effective classroom behavior management systems.
Learning OutcomesAt the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
- Gain a strong sense of what it is like to have ADHD.
- Be familiar with the DSM V definition of ADHD.
- Understand the myriad ways ADHD impacts every aspect of a person's life.
- Understand that ADHD requires a multi-disciplinary approach.
- Develop strategies for both the classroom and private practices.
- 25 Things to Love About ADHD
- Sensory Integration Disorder and Its Connection to ADHD
- Sensory Strategies for the Classroom
- Special Resources for Non-Compliant Children
Working knowledge of:
- Google Workspace or Microsoft Office to submit assignments
- Canvas navigation links, modules, and using the inbox to communicate with the instructor
Additional InformationPlease review section notes to view the full schedule.
Practical, effective instructional strategies are offered. Because low self-esteem and weak social skills are a major problem for ADHD students, social skills training activities are presented that can be easily incorporated into the regular curriculum. Participants also learn how to implement effective classroom behavior management systems. This course is recommended for educators at all grade levels, administrators, other professionals, and parents.
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