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Supporting children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
This course is endorsed by CACHE.
This short course will explore Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and is suitable for those working with children and young people. It explains the difference between ADHD and ADD and helps you to spot the signs and symptoms, understand the causes, and provide support to children with ADHD, and their families.
You will have a comprehensive understanding of ADHD and how it can affect children and young people throughout their lives
You will be able to recognise, and respond to, a child or young person showing signs of ADHD
You will gain an understanding of how best to support them, and where to find advice on managing symptoms
Advantages of this course
It is thought that around 2-5% of school-aged children may have ADHD and symptoms often present in the early years, this course will help practitioners working with young children and school-aged children and young people to spot the signs and symptoms and understand how to support the individual, and their family, with the condition
You will explore the importance of diagnosing ADHD when symptoms first present, and the course will outline some of the challenges faced by people with ADHD who were not diagnosed at this stage
You will grasp the positive characteristics of people with ADHD and the positive aspects of the condition
Additional activities encourage you to reflect your learning
There is also suggested extended reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge
On successful completion of this course, you will have the option of purchasing a CACHE certificate. This certificate must not be confused with nationally regulated qualification achievement.
Our short course has been reviewed by a Subject Specialist in childcare and endorsed by CACHE demonstrating the quality and rigor. CACHE is a trading name of NCFE (registered company number 02896700) and CACHE; Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education; and NNEB are registered trademarks owned by NCFE. This is an unregulated programme and is not a nationally recognised qualification.