This course will provide school counselors, therapists, parents, teachers, administrators and advocates with information about the nature of Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Participants will learn the origins and causes of the disorder, how to determine a child may have the disorder, how to secure help medically and with schools, and how to provide learning environments at home and school that help an ADD/ADHD child succeed. The course will also provide strategies for parents to help their child learn effective methods to manage their disorder. Lastly, the course will provide information on federally-mandated programs that assist children with this disorder.
Note: Students must enroll prior to the first day of the course.
Course Number: EDUC-31420 Credit: 3 units