Supporting Students with ADHD in 7-10

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Overview

The Supporting Students with ADHD in 7-10 course is designed to support teachers to:

  • develop an understanding of the wide range of characteristics of students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD);
  • explore a range of strategies which address the needs of students with ADHD in the areas of language and cognitive development, communication skills and social behaviour;
  • develop specific strategies to help students with ADHD access the curriculum, and
  • develop an understanding for the need for explicit instruction in the essential components of literacy in every classroom every day.

Online (Term 3)
Tuesday 13 August 2024

Dr Roselyn Dixon has been a special education teacher in both mainstream and special education settings in primary and secondary schools. Rose has been in academia and involved with Inclusive Education for more than 25 years. She has published research in the fields of social skills and behavioural interventions for people with a range of disabilities including students with Oppositional Defiance Disorders and Autism.

She has been actively involved in examining the relationship between digital technologies and pedagogy in special education and inclusive classrooms for students with Autism as well as the implications of the NDIS on people with disabilities in rural and remote communities. Rose is an Honorary Associate Professor at the School of Education, University of Wollongong, where she was previously the Academic Director of Inclusive and Special Education. She continues to support doctoral students in Inclusive and Special education with a focus on Autism. 

Secondary Teachers

Special Education Teachers

School Counsellors

Learning and Support Teachers

$220 (Federation members only)

Face-to-face

Online via Zoom