Online PD for K12 Schools & Districts

Understanding ADHD.

Gain confidence in not only accommodating students with ADHD, but also other students who are energetic, hyperactive or have difficulty paying attention.

Project Description

Gain confidence in not only accommodating students with ADHD, but also other students who are energetic, hyperactive or have difficulty paying attention.

Have you ever come across a child who’s always on the move? They might have had ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder or ADHD is seen commonly in today’s classroom. Children with this condition are restless, find it difficult to sit, are very impulsive and have a very short attention span. On the other hand they are also very intelligent and creative.

These energetic students can often disrupt a classroom. Thus, it becomes even more important for teachers to understand what this condition is all about and learn strategies to teach a child with ADHD.

This course does just that for you. It provides a variety of tips, adaptations and strategies that you can use while working in the classroom. You will learn about classroom modifications and adaptations that will help maintain order in the classroom. You will also discover methods for communicating more clearly with special educators and parents about their children. This course helps teachers gain confidence in not only handling ADHD, but also other students who are energetic, hyperactive or have difficulty paying attention.

Project Details

  • Date July 27, 2016
  • Tags Differentiation, Special Needs & Mental Health
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