This course is designed for K-12 teachers and support staff who are interested in discovering strategies that help students affected by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. This course defines the symptoms and characteristics of ADD/ADHD, offers strategies to use within the classroom and with parents, and discusses the role of temperament traits in the behavior of children with ADD/ADHD. Theories of child development, models for behavioral assessment, intervention strategies, and evaluation techniques are also discussed. A first-hand account written by a student with ADHD is also included in this course.
a. Understand the symptoms, characteristics and treatment of ADD/ADHD
b. Discuss common assumptions of the ADD/ADHD paradigm
c. Delineate strategies to empower students with ADHD.
d. Develop strategies to use within the classroom to address the behavioral and academic needs of ADHD students.
e. Develop an action plan for an ADD/ADHD child
f. Develop strategies to use to better communicate with parents.
This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Inclusive Classroom Teaching
*Motivation and Classroom Management
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