Full course description
Having a child diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be overwhelming. So can finding the right strategies, supports, and ideas to support your child in the sea of information available online. This course is filled with up-to-date information, infographics, resources and strategies, videos, and links to a wide range of ADHD information from reputable sources.
Inside ADHD for Families is a 9-module online course developed by psychologists with current, evidence-based research. This course has been designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of ADHD and its impact on a child’s academics, behaviour, and well-being. Srategies and tools will provide you with knowledge, skills, and abilities to help your child.
You can register whenever you like and start accessing the information right away. Review the content on your own timeline. The course is online and you can access the content anytime as there are no fixed start or end dates or designated meeting times. Start and stop whenever it works for your schedule. Connect with and learn from other parents you have been where you are.
The following topics are covered:
Introduction to ADHD
Common Conditions that Co-occur with ADHD
ADHD at School and Strategies to Support Your Child
ADHD, Social Skills, and Strategies to Support Social Skills
ADHD, Emotions, Behaviour, and Strategies to Support These Areas
Setting Up Everyone for Success
Immediately after registering, you will receive an email invitation from Foothills Academy Outreach right after you register. Simply click the blue Get Started button in that email to create your login and password in order to access the course. If you do NOT see this email in your inbox, be sure to check your Spam or Social email inbox as it may have been automatically routed there by your email provider. Please email Tanya Keto if you have any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Course created by Tanya Keto (BEd, MEd, Alberta Permanent Professional Certified Teacher, Registered Provisional Psychologist), Melissa Yue (BSc, MEd, Registered Psychologist), Ann Wade (BA, MSc, Registered Psychologist), Jayanthi Packaral (BSc, MSc, Registered Psychologist), Paige McDonald (BA, MC, Registered Psychologist), with contributions from Melanie Reader (BSc, MSc, Registered Psychologist) and Dr. Karen MacMillan (PhD, Registered Psychologist).
Course content is updated on an ongoing basis as new, evidence-based information is discovered.