This course is a must for all educational professionals K-12. Schools / teachers must be able to accommodate these students and the many challenges they present to the classroom and school environment. This course will provide the knowledge and understanding necessary to the professional in teaching and supporting the AD/HD student. Some of the topics that will be covered include: diagnosis, medication, parent communication, self-esteem, behavior management, modifications, and counseling.
Teachers enrolled in this course will...
- the three types of AD/HD – hyperactive, inattentive, combined.
- the causes, symptoms, and treatments of AD/HD.
- myths and misunderstandings about AD/HD.
- modifications and accommodations for students with AD/HD for classroom and home.
- how varying kinds of AD/HD manifest themselves and the varying treatments available.
- the referral process, the Committee on Special Education, and the difference between 504 and IDEA.
- how to manage students with AD/HD in the classroom and at home.
and Be Able To
- assist in the identification of process of AD/HD.
- create a classroom environment that is conducive to children with AD/HD.
- provide accommodations and modifications.
- implement the materials in this course into their daily lessons.
- be able to incorporate positive and informative communication strategies to work effectively with parents for the benefit of students.
- Teacher: Andrea Kempster