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Here are the resources we found for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder for professionals:
The main symptoms of ADHD are poor attention, being hyper or always “on the go” and being impulsive (doing things without thinking).
This page from the Black Country CAMHS site provides an introduction to ADHD. It includes tips to support young people, and a set of additional links.
Classroom Accommodations to Help Students with ADHD
For young people with ADHD, difficulty with focus, hyperactivity and impulsivity can make it harder to learn in the classroom. This infographic from Understoods aims to give teachers some simple accommodations they can make within the classroom to help students who have ADHD.
Living with ADHD – Advice for Teachers
If you are a teacher, you have probably already come into contact with children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Living with ADHD has put together this website that covers the role of school nurses, the role of SENCOs, the role of educational psychologists, talking to the child’s parents and talking to the parent’s doctor.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. This webpage from NHS Choices explores a variety of topics including; symptoms of ADHD, causes of ADHD, diagnosis and treatment and finally, living with ADHD.