This unit will have four main outcomes including:
Know what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) means.
Learners will be given opportunities to research the meaning of the term through a range of methods including teaching and learning materials, internet, online video clips and textbooks.
Be able to identify the impact that ADHD has on a person
Learners will gain a greater understanding of the impact that ADHD has on a person’s life.
Be able to modify the impact ADHD has on learning
It is clear that a person who has ADHD may encounter difficulties in a learning environment due to the nature of the condition. The learners will identify the possible characteristics of mainstream students in the classroom and consider how this differs from someone with ADHD. Learner should discuss how the symptoms of ADHD are a barrier to learning. Discussion will emerge as to how these barriers can be overcome.
Be able to identify key principles of positive behaviour management
Positive behaviour management works well in any learning environment and for all learners. However there are some elements which pertain to learners with ADHD. These strategies will be discussed and reflected upon.
This accredited course would suit parents of children with ADHD, educational professionals working with children who have ADHD or those interested in learning more about ADHD.
Places remaining: 18
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.