Topic: Behind the Diagnosis: ADHD - A Guide for the SEN Teacher
ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. It is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often lasts into adulthood. Diagnosis and management of ADHD in the school setting can be particularly challenging for educators. This seminar will support educators to understand the signs and symptoms of ADHD, when to refer a child for a comprehensive assessment, what this process involves and lastly to learn a variety of school-based interventions for students with suspected or confirmed ADHD.
Through attending this in-person seminar, educators will walk away with:
- Learn more about ADHD as a disorder and how to recognise signs and symptoms of the disorder in school age children.
- Learn more about the neurobiology of ADHD as well the possible causes.
- Walk away with knowledge of the various comorbid conditions that can also be associated with a diagnosis of ADHD and how differential diagnosis is used to effectively understand the difficulties a child with ADHD may face.
- Learn about the assessment and diagnosis process of ADHD.
- Learn clinically effective strategies that can be used in the classroom for students with suspected or confirmed ADHD.