#ADHD homework workshop Sat 10 Sept £15 Few spaces left #Teddington

Val says she hopes you had a good summer and even though school days are once again upon us … don’t despair, ADHD Richmond has lined up a brilliant workshop this Saturday for you to learn how to help your kids through those homework Horrors. Bring along a piece of work that they have to do, and £15 and join us for this practical three hours. The best you £15 you will spend !

An amazing parent has gifted us some funds which means we are able to offer you these workshops at highly subsidised rates…..so do come along

Let Val know as soon as you can as we would love this workshop to be full to the brim. Email her: info@adhdrichmond.org

What:    How to support your child/young person with homework

When:   September 10th 11 am – 2 pm 

Where:  Mena Hogan Room, St Marys Parish Church, Langham Road Teddington TW119NN

Hilary has asked that you bring along a piece of your child/young persons homework with you to work through. Please do bring along a snack and some water as there will be a short break part way through. 

Nicky Parr who is hosting the workshop for me is a parent of two children diagnosed with ADHD and is a teacher who has supported children with ADHD, so you are in excellent hands !

A little bit of background: Hilary is the Founder of Can Do and the Principal Trainer.

hillary nunns

http://can-do-courses.co.uk

I started teaching secretarial studies at a general FE college in the late 1980’s, but moved into corporate training for a few years.  My return to FE in the 1990s saw me teaching students at Entry Level and above.  This was a challenge but one which I enjoyed, with a determination to help students overcome their learning disabilities to help them to achieve.  There was zero training in this area and I learned it all the hard way.”

Hilary was later appointed as a teaching and learning coach and this status within the college gave her a voice to fulfil her ambition to spread the word in-house.

Having co-ordinated a team of LSAs and being dedicated to find ways to manage classroom behaviour issues, Hilary was recruited to set up and manage a Behavioural Support team.  This model led to her being approached to disseminate this good practice as the behaviour lead to other colleges via a government-funded project.  From this platform Can Do Behaviour was born (2010).

After seeing the struggles of students with ADHD, Hilary made ‘reasonable adjustment’ to her own practice.  She subsequently wrote a short book called “Meeting the Needs of Learners with ADHD in the Mainstream Classroom” which easily translated into a training programme.  This is now an accredited programme of study at Level 2 and Level 3, on the QCF and accredited  by OCN London.

Hilary’s belief is that for many of the disengaged students that she’s worked with there is usually a different way to reach them.   In her behaviour management training sessions you’ll see how.

 

 

 

 

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