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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the Classroom | ECED.X318

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the Classroom | ECED.X318


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 Outcomes


At 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.

Topics Include

  • 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

Necessary Knowledge


  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google Workspace or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and an essential understanding of Canvas.

Additional Information


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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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
01-17-2023 to 02-20-2023 3.0 $435

Michaela A De Sapio-Yazar

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Final Date To Enroll: 01-17-2023

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 01-17-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE
Mon, 02-20-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE