NOCN - Level 3 - Meeting needs of learners with ADHD
MAIN is PROUD to be the ONLY UK AS specialist training provider to now also offer accredited training in ADHD Level 2 & 3.
After working closely with families affected by the Austim Spectrum , MAIN identified a significant gap in the provision of training around ADHD.
Did you know that 40% of all people on the Autism Spectrum are suspected as being ADHD and have traits? Its is VERY important that we understand how this condition affects individuals so we can better engage and support them.
What do we offer?
This 20-hours course is accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) and gives the learner 2 credits at level 3. It is delivered over two full days, but can also be delivered on evenings or half days.
It is recommended that learners have a good background in ADHD before embarking on this programme of study and have studied at this level before.
By the end of this course you will:
Know what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity is
· Be able to identify the impact that ADHD has on a person
· Be able to modify the impact that ADHD has on learning
· Be able to identify key principles of positive behaviour management
All About Helen
In a 16 year career covering a range of educational/community settings supporting people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) from ages 3-45 years, I have enjoyed a range of roles associated with the condition. Completing my Bachelor’s degree (B Phil) in Autism in 2011, I am now in my final year of my Master’s Degree (M Ed) also in Autism.
Seven years as ASD Co-ordinator at Stockton Riverside College led to me gaining a teaching qualification. My duties included interviewing learners for support; suggesting appropriate classroom strategies; working 1:1 and with small groups of learners on their specific needs.
My early career was spent as a Teaching Assistant working with children with ASD including: a mainstream primary working 1:1; at a unit at a mainstream school and a special school with an autistic unit.
I am also the parent of a young adult with ASD and therefore have the ability to be able to see the difficulties ASD presents from both the professionals’ and parents’/carers’ perspective.
It became apparent that there was a need to deliver this training as many participants on other courses had requested it and as I also have experience of this condition I felt it was necessary to deliver this training in addition to our already successful autism training.
Helen Jaques, B Phil (Autism), Cert Ed, MIfL
Training can also be delivered to individual organisations at own venue (min 6 participants)
Refreshments and course materials included
- Learners may also find the following useful - Writing Social Stories, Challenging Behaviour
All profits from this training go to towards improving the lives of individuals and families on the autism spectrum and related conditions.
At MAIN we support people, not ‘cases’ or ‘numbers’.
We exist to offer advice and services tailored to each individual and family living with Autism to raise their aspirations, empower themselves, and have the confidence to be proud to ‘wear their t-shirt with a smile’.
Our ambition is to change society’s perceptions of Autism, and increase understanding of the challenges and opportunities living with Autism brings.
As a group of dedicated parents, who have each individually adapted to living with Autism in it’s various forms, the MAIN Project team ultimately offer first hand support and advice to people of all ages living with Autism.