This course highlights the new shift in understanding ADHD as a Neurobiological Disorder and NOT a Behavioral Disorder. As well identify the influence of the common coexisting conditions associated with it. Furthermore, it helps the participants to identify the implications of the executive functions deficits and explore different treatment models and strategies for strengthening these deficits.

OBJECTIVES

Comprehend the new shift in understanding ADHD as a Neurobiological Disorder- Causes of ADD/ADHD

Identify ADHD Symptoms and Types

Identify  the functions impaired in students with ADHD: Apprehend the  ADD/ADHD iceberg

Identify the different related conditions: Common Coexisting Conditions Associated with ADHD

Understand the role of the Brain Executive function and the EF Deficit in ADHD students- ADHD as a Self-Regulation Deficit Disorder- SRDD?

Identify the implications of the Executive function Deficits in children and teens with ADHD

Recognize the common behaviors of students with ADD/ ADHD (Chris Dendy 171-198 table)

Identify the different components of a Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation

Build the participants’ Skills in screening and early identification

Understand the different implications on students’ performance in inclusive and special needs classes

Identify ADHD Strengths

Recognize the different treatment of ADD and ADHD: How a proper Individualized Treatment Plan looks like: Medical, Family, School and Community (Chris Dendy)

Explore  new Ways to MANAGE ADHD: Emotional Readiness- Motivation

Understand that success is not just survival in Academic work: Social emotional learning

Identify general strategies for strengthening Key deficits: How to support ADHD students in managing their time, overcome procrastination, meeting deadline, managing work: Planning, Prioritizing, Organizing

Understand how to enhance the working memory and maintain students’ attention

ADHD and Study skills- Avoiding Homework battles (CD 266 table)

Creating strategies of success: Explore the key elements to overcome ADHD Challenges

Explore the best classroom accommodations tips

Common Characteristics of ADHD to address in the  IEP (CD 309)- Transition plan

Discipline and Behaviour

Use different classroom management strategies to inspire good classroom behavior

 

Understand how ADHD Medication effect DD/ADHD students’ performance

 

Understand how coaching students with ADHD can help them win their challenges

CERTIFIED EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST IN ADHD

Provided by

DHS School for LD/ADHD Training & Coaching

LOCATION

LEBANON & KUWAIT

TRAINER

DR.HUDA N. SHAABAN

LANGUAGE

ENGLISH & ARABIC

PRE-REQUISITES

N/A

AUDIENCE

TEACHERS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, THERAPISTS & PARENTS

HOURS

10+5

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