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Focused Approach: An Expert Explanation of ADHD in the Classroom

Webinar: Focused Approach: An Expert Explanation of ADHD in the Classroom

RECAP COMING SOON! Our recap will be posted in this location on Thursday, November 21st, 2013. Stay tuned!

As a parent, are you questioning if your child's lack of interest in academics is more than just a learning curve? As a teacher are timeline-rev1you curious about identifying and understanding the attention-related symptoms one or more of your students are exhibiting?

When it comes to behavioural disorders, the symptoms vary not just from child to child but from setting to setting as well, so on this call we're taking a more focused approach and examining ADHD in the classroom specifically.

Heidi Bernhardt, RN (of the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada) returns as our Guest Expert to deliver this 75-minute call, where listeners will learn:

  •  The impact of ADHD on learning, cognitive  impairments and student achievement 
  •  How executive functioning impairments (working  memory, organizations skills, and time management) affect a child with ADHD in school 
  •  How to understand ADHD as a neurological impairment 

Plus, a special Q&A session will take place at the end of the call, where listeners can pose their academic-related ADHD questions to Heidi!

About Our Guest Expert 

Heidi Bernhardt, RN, is a psychiatric nurse by training, mother of three young men with ADHD, and the Founder, President and Executive Director of the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada (CADDAC), a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to awareness, education, and advocacy for ADHD. Heidi also served as the Executive Director of the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA), a national not-for-profit organization of the leading clinicians and researchers in ADHD in Canada for 6 years.

Over the past 18 years, Bernhardt has helped raise awareness and understanding of ADHD among parents, educators, health care professionals, industry leaders, and government officials through presentations, conferences, media interviews, and advocacy work.

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