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LDA Life and Learning Services’ Fall 2012 Workshop Series — Teaching Adults with ADHD Traits

In these practical, interactive sessions, you will learn more about ADD/ADHD and what you can do to help adult learners (diagnosed or not) who struggle to compensate for the impact of  this disorder on their daily lives, at home, at work and at school!  Format will include direct instruction, simulations, case studies, experiential learning and Q & A.

November 2, 2012   8:30 - 11:30 am        
Session I - Background and Characteristics of Adults with ADHD Traits

In this workshop Dr. Ellen Arnold will explore ADD and ADHD and how it manifests in adults. What are the diagnostic process, cause and duration of ADHD. ADHD and its relationship to executive functioning (time management, planning, organization, attention, etc.).
In addition, Dr. Arnold will discuss typical characteristics related to:
• Ttime management
• Attention
• Reading
• Test taking

November 9, 2012     8:30 - 11:30 am
Session II - Practical Strategies to Assist the Adult Learner with ADHD Traits

You probably have at least one adult learner in your class who has been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD and a few others who exhibit many of the characteristics. Would you like to know some specific strategies that you can use in class so that these students can be successful?
Dr. Ellen Arnold will explore the following:
• How movement helps individuals with ADHD
• Impact of structure and environment on learning
• When does attention work?
• Improving focus when reading or test taking
• Keyboarding vs. Handwriting
• Time limits
• Strength based interventions
• Helpful resources


 

To register go to http://flraen.org/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=803&Itemid=188

Under Payment Method on the brochure, write RAEN if you are a adult literacy staff member to indicate that the Finger Lakes RAEN will pay the fee. If you have questions about payment email cgaelens@wxxi.org

November 2nd, 2012 2:52 PM   through   November 9th, 2012 3:50 PM
100 Elmwood Avenue
Al Sigl Center Gymnasium
Door #1
Rochester, NY 14620
United States
Phone: 585-258-0361
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