Course overview

Caring for a Child with ADHD

This presentation gives a general overview of ADHD types and symptoms throughout several developmental stages. A trauma informed approach and co-existing conditions are also discussed. The journey to diagnosis is presented while highlighting various behavior scales frequently used. Finally, treatment options are presented including behavior therapies/parent training, referrals to specialists, floor time and medications. The addendum includes a variety of teaching sheets and resource links for participants’ further research.