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ADHD: Teaching and Learning Strategies

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description

Course participants will gain a deep understanding of the impact attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has on the performance of students in the classroom. Research-based instructional strategies and behavior management strategies will be explored, along with methods to improve executive function skills. The implementation of appropriate accommodations, modifications, and interventions will also be highlighted. This course engages participants with meaningful, applicable, and practical activities with a focus on success for students with ADHD.

Global Goals of the Course

To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of the course:

  1. Identify characteristics of ADHD at various developmental levels.
  2. Design teaching strategies and lessons which include support for students with ADHD to improve learning in the classroom.
  3. Implement accommodations, modifications, and supports in the classroom.
  4. Implement behavioral management strategies to promote positive behaviors and effective classroom management.
  5. Examine research-based treatments and interventions for ADHD to increase student engagement.


By Kendra De Paz
Reviewed 2 years ago
I appreciate the discussion that is encouraged in our class.

By Amber McGee
Reviewed 1 year ago
Shelly Fisher is great. She's always ready and willing to help out!

By Wendy Stacey
Reviewed 9 months ago
This was my first class with The Connecting Link. I was very happy with the format of the class and the instructor. It was a great introduction to your organization as a whole.

By Wendy Loveless
Reviewed 9 months ago
I think Steve is great. He is funny and engaging. He always gets the class thinking and reflecting on our own practices.

By Anna Lacey
Reviewed 3 months ago
The course was very useful for me both professionally and personally. Jill Rockwell was wonderful and very easy to work with.

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