Mentoring the ADHD Student / Teacher Support for Executive Functions

Themes:
Educational ResearchSpecial EducationInclusive Education
What:
Half Day Workshop
When:
Thursday 13 Feb 09:00 AM (2 hours 45 minutes)
Where:
Tags:
Early Childhood Education - Pre K-KindergardenDivision 1 - Grades 1-3Division 2 - Grades 4-6Division 3 - Grades 7-9Division 4 - Grades 10-12Administration
Location : St. Mary's High School - C104

Mentoring the ADHD Student (90 mins)

Teachers and support staff are led through a discussion on how ADHD presents itself through the school years. Educators are shown what behaviors to look for in ADHD children and given strategies on how to manage their students ADHD symptoms. I will speak to topics like: Disorganization, Irrational Behavior, Poor Social Skills, Poor Problem Solving/Time Management, Homework Issues, Video Game use and how to talk to parents about medications.


Supporting Executive Functions Deficits (ADHD) in the Classroom (90 mins)

This presentation looks at how the 6 most common executive functions (activation, focus, effort, emotion memory and action) Brown (2012), are programed for in the classroom. The presentation will offer strategies on how to mange executive function deficits in the classroom and how to incorporate these strategies into your lessons.

Participant
North Point School for Boys
Teacher

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