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About

Learn about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) including ADHD symptoms, the latest research and ADHD treatment with Understanding ADHD - Current Research and Practice at FutureLearn.

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Overview

What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? What are the symptoms of ADHD? How is ADHD diagnosed? Get answers with this course that features fundamental information about ADHD, as well as the latest ADHD research.Through the understanding ADHD - Current Research and Practice at FutureLearn  you will learn about ADHD as a developmental disorder, considering controversies related to the condition. You will learn about the diagnosis and best practice treatment of ADHD as you build your empathy towards people with ADHD. You will also learn practical strategies to help the educational and personal development of people with ADHD.

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Discuss the prevalence and impact of ADHD in children, adolescents and adults.
  • Discuss ADHD as a disorder and how it differs from normal behaviour.
  • Be able to critically assess key factors in the conceptualisation and understanding of the disorder.
  • Discuss the core challenges faced by those with ADHD, their families and relevant professionals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • ADHD and the family
  • ADHD and me
  • Working with those affected by ADHD
  • Voices of those with ADHD - living with ADHD
  • Risk factors for ADHD

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is for people with ADHD and anyone working with children and adults with ADHD. This includes parents and close family members, teachers, and educational (learning disability) assessors in schools and higher education and occupational therapists.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 1 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 1 months.

Upgrade$74Upgrade this course and you will get:

  • Access to this course for as long as it’s on FutureLearn
  • A print and digital Certificate of Achievement once you’re eligible

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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