Presented by Fintan O’Regan (UK)
International Author and Specialist in Behaviour and Learning
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is term used to describe a spectrum of learning and behaviour differences.
This Full Day Workshop will outline how to best unlock the potential of learners who are lateral thinkers but have a low level of boredom and require stimulating teaching and learning experiences.
It will consider a range of systems and strategies in order to address successful learning, behaviour and socialisation outcomes for children on the ADHD spectrum.
The Content Includes
- Why the issue of ADHD is so important: Considering the impact of ADHD on the school, family and community.
- When is it ADHD?: What are the symptoms, DSMV, executive function, causes, prevalence, and diagnosis including classroom screening tools for teachers?
- Girls and Boys and ADHD: Differences in the sexes with ADHD, co-existing difficulties and differences including ASD, ODD and CD.
- The Multi-Model Management Model: Introducing; Educational, Behavioural, Socialisation and Medication options for Management.
- Inclusive Whole School Approaches: Setting rules, rituals and routines, accessing the curriculum, seating, goal setting, organisation, study skills, homework and rewarding positive outcomes.
- Managing a range of demanding behaviours: Dealing with distractibility, insatiability, defiance, passive resistance, anger and aggression.
- Socialisation and Friendships: Consideration of how best to deal with peer interaction during class and non-classroom time, including issues of bullying.
- The role of Medication in learning and behavior: The different types of Medication available, pros and cons including side effects.
- Working with Parents and Carers: Home school collaboration and communication and preparing the child and family for transitions.
Wed. 12 September 2018
9:00 am – 4:00 pm AEST
Cost per ticket: $226.31