Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning Disabilities

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3 Semester Credits

(post-baccalaureate
PD credits for re-certification and
pay-step increases
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  • independent study
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Course Description

This course will provide understanding and assistance to teachers working with Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and Learn Disabilities (LD) students. Educators will be able to define and diagnose students with commonly used assessment instruments. Understandings of the legal requirements are presented along with developing IEP's and Section 504 plans. Student self-management and behavior interventions are explained. Teachers will understand the role of medication and addressing gifted ADHD or LD students. Teachers will write chapter and video reviews and develop a project/activity showing how the information in the book can be utilized in schools and classrooms.

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AdolescentsWithADHD - Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning Disabilities

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Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning Disabilities

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Course Objectives

  1. Educators will have a working knowledge about the specific definitions and spectrum ofproblems that students with ADHD and Learning Disabilities may have.
  2. Participants will be able to understand the legal requirements and main laws dealing withstudent disabilities and the underlying premises of IDEA and section 504 plans.
  3. Participants will explore the resources, role models, discipline and support systems.
  4. Educators will research the culture of poverty issue regarding alternative theories and conclusions presented in the book, as well as present a variety of solutions.
  5. Educators will view a video, write an essay or develop lesson or unit plans utilizing the information in the book for classroom and school applications.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

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Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning Disabilities

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quote mark blue - Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning DisabilitiesI would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
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quote mark blue - Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning DisabilitiesThank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
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AdolescentsWithADHD - Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning Disabilities

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