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Focused Approach: An Expert Explanation of ADHD in the Classroom (RECAP)

RECAP: On Thursday, November 14th, Scholar's Choice was joined by returning Guest Expert Heidi Bernhardt, R.N.(of the todays-blog-recap-rev1Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada) for a second instalment webinar event. The "Focused Approach: An Expert Explanation of ADHD in the Classroomwas a call that took place with the aim to provide parents, teachers, grandparents and various guardians with further insight into how ADHD plays a prominent part in academics.

During this online event, Heidi detailed how ADHD relates to the classroom, by touching on points like:

  • 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 

The call concluded with an open Q & A period, where audience members were able to pose their ADHD-related questions to our expert and have them professionally answered.

To listen to the whole call now, just press play below! 

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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