EDSN 528: Educating Students with ADD/ADHD (PreK-12)

September 25, 2023 - December 3, 2023

Instructor: Dr. Patricia McDaid


In this class educators will come to understand the learning and behavioral characteristics and needs of learners with ADD/ADHD.  Course participants will apply their learning to support students with ADD/ADHD to maximize their innate potential and acquire the 21st century skills needed for living and working in a global society.  Educators will participate in a professional learning cohort as they pursue this inquiry into the combination of evidence-based practices and empathy required to effectively educate students with brain-based learning differences.



Upon successful completion of this course, educators will demonstrate an understanding of theory and best practices for teaching students with ADD/ADHD.  Participants will:

  • * Increase knowledge needed to understand, interpret, and respond appropriately to the characteristics and needs of learners with ADD/ADHD in K-12 classrooms.
  • * Understand the role of executive dysfunction in ADD/ADHD.
  • * Provide appropriate accommodations that match individual student needs.
  • * Differentiate instruction to accommodate students’ diverse learning needs.
  • * Understand prevent, and manage challenging behavior in the classroom.


https://www.amazon.com/Reach-Teach-Children-Teens-ADHD/dp/1118937783/ref=dp_ob_title_bk  (3rd Edition, 2016).

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