Supporting Children with ADHD

Ref: C3747651

This 2 part course looks at understanding ADHD in children better to support them to thrive. We will examine how the ADHD brain works, explore the myths and misconceptions about ADHD and how to harness the strengths of the ADHD brain. We will identify strategies to support effective engagement in activities and positive behaviour for children with ADHD. Within CANVAS learners will be signposted to further digital resources to meet their individual needs beyond the session. A certificate is available on request.

Additional information about this course

Working in partnership with East Surrey College to deliver community education.

Course aim

For parents, care givers and those who work with children with ADHD, this 2 part course provides a insight into understanding ADHD better & the strategies that can help. Delivered by a former OT who has a son with both autism and ADHD diagnoses.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • I can describe the key challenges that children with ADHD and their parents experience in their daily lives.
  • I can explain the key biological differences in the ADHD brain and challenge misconceptions about ADHD.
  • I can identify strategies to support a child/ren with ADHD to engage more effectively in activities at home and at school.
  • I can identify strategies to help support a child/children with ADHD manage their emotions and maintain positive behaviours.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Pen and paper if you want to take notes.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Supporting Children with ADHD

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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