ADHD Friendly Schools
Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
This event, run by Arron Hutchinson, Therapeutic Practitioner and Trainer from the ADHD Foundation, will focus on strategies to support ADHD in the classroom.
The session will cover what ADHD is and what it isn’t, including up to date research, key features, diagnostic criteria, comorbidities, executive functioning impairments, emotional dysregulation and the different presentations of ADHD, including gender. We will also explore strategies for the classroom – including support for executive functioning, anxiety, movement, activity, and support for self-management.
- To raise awareness of ADHD and it’s different presentations, how it impacts an individual and what can be done to support it.
- To understand how to support executive functioning impairments in ADHD
- To understand how to create an enabling environment for those with ADHD
- To understand how to support the wellbeing of those with ADHD