Throughout the module, teachers will learn about ADHD and gain insight into how ADHD can affect daily life activities and more specifically student performance in the classroom.
This self-paced course was modeled after CHADD's exclusive Teacher to Teacher: ADHD Goes to School Program. Educators will learn about the latest research, classroom techniques, interventions, and model programs for increasing school success of all students, including students with ADHD.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national nonprofit organization that improves the lives of people affected by ADHD through education, advocacy, and support.
Session 1: Understanding ADHD (Part 1)
Session 2: Understanding ADHD (Part 2)
Session 3: ADHD's Impact on School Performance
Session 4: ADHD and School Performance
Session 5: Elementary Students and ADHD
Session 6: ADHD at the Secondary Level
0.1 Navigating this Course
0.2 Course Overview
0.3 Course Objectives
0.4 About CHADD
0.5 CHADD Community
1.3 What is ADHD?
1.4 10 Basic Facts About ADHD
1.5 Fact #1: ADHD is Real and Create Life-Long Challenges
1.6 Fact #2: ADHD has Different Presentations and Symptom Clusters
1.7 Fact #3: ADHD Does Not Look the Same in Every Child - Many of the Symptoms are Hidden
1.8 Fact #4: ADHD is More Complex than People Think...
2.1 ADHD and the Brain
2.2 Fact #5: ADHD is Linked to Delays in Brain Development
2.3 Executive Function Deficits Explained
2.4 Fact #6: ADHD is Linked to Deficits in Executive Functions that Impact Learning and Behavior
2.5 Fact #7: ADHD is Associated with a 3 Year Delay in Executive Functions, Emotional Self-Regulation, and Organization
2.6 Fact #8: ADHD Runs in Families
2.7 Girls with ADHD
2.8 Fact #9: Treatments Work
2.9 Fact #10: ADHD Brains Can Change!
2.10 ADHD: Knowledge Check
3.3 Overview of Executive Function Deficits that Lead to Common Learning Problems
3.4 Understanding More About EF Deficits
3.5 Key Characteristics of ADHD and Executive Function Impairment
3.6 Learning Problems and EF Defecits
3.7 Knowledge Check: Impact of EF Deficits on Learning and Behavior
4.1 Impact of ADHD on School Performance
4.2 ADHD and School Performance Continued
4.3 Common Learning and Behavioral Problems in Students with ADHD
5.1 Impact on Elementary Students
5.2 Challenging Behaviors in Elementary School
5.3 Activity: Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Elementary School
6.1 ADHD at the Secondary Level
6.2 Challenging Behaviors at the Secondary Level
6.3 Activity: Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Middle and High School
6.4 Module Reflection
Course Experience Survey