Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity

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Course Description

Units: 3
Price: $450

EDUC 3317. This course will help you achieve a better understanding of ADD and intervention strategies to facilitate positive student change. Learn the history of the disorder, accepted methods of assessment and identification, and various methods, medications and strategies that are currently used to treat it. For situations in which services beyond what can be provided in the classroom are required, the referral process for getting help for students will be addressed. Reference materials include a list of resources for both teachers and parents who would like more help or information about ADD or ADHD.


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