Course Description

Course participants will gain a deep understanding of the impact attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has on the performance of students in the classroom. Research-based instructional strategies and behavior management strategies will be explored, along with methods to improve executive function skills. The implementation of appropriate accommodations, modifications, and interventions will also be highlighted. This course engages participants with meaningful, applicable, and practical activities with a focus on success for students with ADHD.

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the course each participant should be able to do the following:

  1. Explore the impact of ADHD on education
  2. Examine evaluation procedures, diagnostic criteria, and treatments for ADHD
  3. Investigat research-based instructional strategies for students with ADHD
  4. Identify methods to improve executive function skills and working memory for students with ADHD
  5. Address specific academic difficulties that students with ADHD face
  6. Describe behavioral challenges students with ADHD face
  7. Understand the rights of students with ADHD, along with the responsibilities of educators
  8. Explore additional resources, including technology tools, related to supporting individuals with ADHD



Participants must hold a baccalaureate degree.

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Section Title
ADHD: Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (5 units) $500.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with the Connecting Link

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to 12 weeks from initial log in to course. Participants are required to log in within 60 days of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

Jim Rockwell is the course facilitator

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