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ADHD: Teaching and Learning Strategies - #SPC18153

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 Elizabeth Sinclair
Reviewed 2 years ago
Thank you- this was a very nicely done online course

By Oliver Smith
Reviewed 2 years ago
I believe Jill is very knowledgeable, thoughtful, helpful and caring about the educational growth opportunities she instructs to help teachers/counselors help students in the classrooms. The research she initiates for reading opportunities are very helpful for educators.

By Lori Fischer
Reviewed 2 years ago
Shelly is very positive and encouraging. She gives great feedback as well!

By Peter King
Reviewed 2 years ago
I really liked the projects for the course. Everything covered was something I can use right away in my class.

By Michelle Neuberg
Reviewed 1 year ago
She is a great professor and gives quick feedback. I enjoyed her class!

By Kendra De Paz
Reviewed 1 year ago
I appreciate the discussion that is encouraged in our class.

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

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