Key Points
  • Understand how ADHD impacts upon Mental Health
  • Learn how to promote good mental health for learners with ADHD in schools
  • Explore the principal impairments of ADHD for learners in schools nationally
  • Discover how schools can support learning and attainment for pupils with ADHD
Guest of Honour

Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO, & Colin Foley MA, National Training Director ADHD Foundation

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Overview
Your Workshop Leader's

  • Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO, ADHD Foundation
  • Colin Foley BA PGCE MA, National Training Director, ADHD Foundation

About the Workshop

This workshop provides delegates with a comprehensive understanding of how ADHD impacts upon mental health, learning and educational achievement and the current challenges in the education system, including up to date research. The workshop will provide strategies that schools can adopt to improve behaviour, learning in classrooms, overall educational attainment as well as addressing the mental health needs for learners with ADHD.


Agenda
Start

08:30 - 09:00
Registration, Tea and Coffee

 

09:00 - 09:10
Workshop Leader’s Opening Remarks

 

Speakers

Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO, & Colin Foley MA, National Training Director ADHD Foundation

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09:10 - 09:50
Understanding the Impact of ADHD on Mental Health & Education

 
  • ADHD - the scientific evidence and current educational context
  • ADHD and mental health outcomes
  • Should there be a national strategy for ADHD?

09:50 - 10:30
Why is ADHD a Challenge for Schools?

 
  • New insights into the impairments and how they impact on  learning in schools including; executive functioning deficiencies, distractibility and attentional dysregulation

10:30 - 10:50
Networking Tea and Coffee Break

 

10:50 - 11:40
How do we Support Learning, Achievement and Mental Health?

 
  • Interventions to raise attainment including; strategies to support executive functioning, movement and exercise, active learning approaches, focus and concentration

11:40 - 12:15
How will Improved Mental Health Provision in Schools Offer Solutions?

 
  • The role of medication and multi modal interventions to improve mental health, self regulation and behaviour

12:15 - 12:30
Chair’s Closing Remarks and Close of Workshop

 

End

Speakers

Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO, & Colin Foley MA, National Training Director ADHD Foundation

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Venue details

Central London - Westminster Central London - Westminster


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