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Social Care & Early Years

Meeting the Needs of Learners with ADHD in the Mainstream Classroom - Level 3

Start Date: 28th March 2023
Code: YFPZ1065E1


Duration: 8 weeks Online
Start date: 28th March 2023
End date: 16th May 2023
Day: Tues
Time: 6.00pm-8.00pm

Course fee: FREE

This course is fully funded by the Department for the Economy, under the Skill Up Programme.  This course is a part of a suite of free online accredited courses that the College is offering to upskill, retrain and gain a qualification with no costs associated.

Course Content

Course Content

The purpose of the unit is to gain a deeper understanding of ADHD and the impact of the condition on the individual, and how their behaviour impacts on learning in the classroom environment. The unit explores aspects of positive behaviour management and examines methods to make reasonable adjustment in order to reduce the impact of ADHD on learning

The learner will: 

Know what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) means.
Be able to identify the impact that ADHD has on a person.
Be able to modify the impact that ADHD has on learning.
Be able to identify key principles of positive behaviour management.

Course Aims

The NOCN Level 3 Award in Meeting the Needs of Learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the Mainstream Classroom aims to improve services within the education sector for people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The focus is to develop strategies that people can use to make the service they offer more effective by understanding of the needs of this group and adapting services to address those needs.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 19 years or over, resident of Northern Ireland and eligible to work in the UK


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