Understanding and managing ADHD
About this event
This training workshop will equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively support the needs of children and young people with ADHD. It will help you understand what ADHD is – and isn’t – and which strategies and therapeutic approaches may support the children and young people you work with to increase their learning experience.
- Current research, key features and diagnostic criteria
- Executive functioning impairments, emotional dysregulation and the different presentations of ADHD
- The learner’s experience of ADHD
- Practical strategies to support executive functioning, literacy, anxiety, movement and activity.
|Colin is the training director of the ADHD Foundation, the largest patient led service of its kind in the UK. The ADHD Foundation is one of only three organisations in the UK to offer a cradle to grave multi modal service for families and adults affected by ADHD, offering psychoeducative and psychosocial interventions, skills training for families and young people and CBT, counselling, Stress reduction and behaviour support programmes.
Colin leads the Training department and delivers courses on ADHD, Mental health and other neurodevelopmental conditions across the UK and directly to schools. After a twenty five year teaching career in the secondary sector up to Senior leadership level, Colin was the first Specialist Leader in Education to be appointed in his area and led the Outstanding Teacher Programme and the Improving Teaching programme for the National College in St Helens and Knowsley.