This is a training course for parents and carers which is particularly relevant now, because of extended leave from school due to the current Covid 19 situation.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD is an internationally validated medical condition of brain dysfunction in which individuals have difficulties in controlling impulses, inhibiting appropriate behaviour and sustaining attention. The net result of this is educational, behavioural, social and related difficulties.
The Triad of core features are as follows:
1. Poor Attention Span
2. Excessive Impulsivity
The course will cover
Fintan O’Regan, BSc, PGCE, MA
He was the Head teacher of the Centre Academy from 1996 -2002, which was the first specialist school in the UK for students between the ages of 7-19 specialising issues related to ADHD, ASD and ODD.
He is an associate lecturer for Leicester University, the National Association of Special Needs, the Institute of Education, the Helen Arkell Dyslexic Charity and the former Vice Chairman of the UK ADHD Network and of the European ADHD Alliance.
He has written a number of books and published articles on the subject of ADHD, ODD and a range of Learning, Behaviour and Socialisation issues.
Fin now works as trainer and consultant both nationally and internationally with regards to supporting schools, children and families with SEND and behaviour issues.
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