ADHD Awareness Course

Our ADHD Awareness Course helps you understand attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) including ADHD symptoms, how to recognise it and how to support an individual who displays ADHD for both adults and children.
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Gain an understanding of ADHD as a developmental disorder and how it affects everyday life

What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? How is ADHD diagnosed? What are the symptoms of ADHD? How to support an individual who displays ADHD? Our ADHD Awareness course will help you answer these questions and more. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. It is the most common behavioural disorder in the UK with 1 in 5 people living with ADHD. Estimates suggest it affects around 2-5% of school-aged children and young people.

Through our ADHD Awareness course you will gain an understanding of ADHD as a developmental disorder and how it affects everyday life as you build your empathy towards people with ADHD. You will learn about the diagnosis ADHD how to recognise the signs and symptoms and best practice treatment. You will also learn practical strategies to help the educational and personal development of people with ADHD and how to develop communication strategies and tactics to help with behavioural issues related to ADHD.

What does this course cover?

  • What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of the three types of ADHD.
  • Understand the stigma surrounding ADHD.
  • Understand the causes and contributing factors of ADHD.
  • ADHD as a developmental disorder throughout the lifespan: genes, environments (protective and risk factors)
  • Understanding best practice in treatment for ADHD.
  • Mechanisms and efficacy of psychosocial treatments, pharmacological treatments supporting positive outcomes for those with ADHD and their families.
  • Common co-morbid conditions.
  • Practical strategies to help the educational and personal development of people with ADHD.
  • Strategies and tactics to help with behavioural issues related to ADHD.

Who is this course for?

Our ADHD Awareness course is for anyone working with children or adults with ADHD. This includes teachers, school support staff, childminders, occupational therapists and other childcare professionals.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Discuss ADHD as a disorder the different types and how they differ from normal behaviour.
  • Discuss the prevalence and impact of ADHD in children, young people and adults.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of the three types of ADHD.
  • Be able to critically assess key factors in the understanding of the disorder.
  • Evaluate the biological, environmental and other casual risk factors for ADHD.
  • Explain how ADHD affects neurodevelopment and it effects on behaviour and executive functions.
  • Demonstrate an empathic understanding of the experiences of people living with ADHD.
  • Discuss how ADHD affects children, young people and/or adults
  • Discuss the wider issues and core challenges faced by those with ADHD, their families and relevant professionals, such as labelling and stigma from multiple perspectives.
  • Evaluate therapy treatments, medication treatments supporting positive outcomes for those with ADHD and their families.
  • Explain how ADHD is distinguished from, and relates to, other co-morbid neurodevelopmental, behavioural and mental health problems.
  • Evaluate practical strategies to support the educational and personal development of those living with ADHD.
  • Learn how to develop positive learning environments, communication strategies and tactics to help with behavioural issues related to ADHD.

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We cover the whole of the UK.

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