Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) & Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) - Rethink My Therapy

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) & Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

A condition that is quickly on the rise among children, ADD/ADHD can create frustration for parents, and may lead to more serious behavioral, social, and emotional concerns as a child ages. Early screening and holistic interventions can improve outcomes for children and their families. Learn more about ADD/ADHD, and strategies for handling the challenges the condition can present.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS COURSE

Background

General information about ADD/ADHD, such as what it is, signs and symptoms, rate of occurrence, and co-existing conditions

Consequences

The importance of addressing ADD/ADHD

The likelihood of improving

Diagnosis

Who to contact if you think a child suffers from ADD/ADHD

Tools or tests that can be used to confirm the diagnosis

Treatment

Available interventions for ADD/ADHD, including medications, mental health counseling, nutrition, and alternative therapies, such as mindfulness techniques

Education & Advocacy

What can be done at home and at school to help and support a child with ADD/ADHD


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