ADHD Education and Parenting workshop

Norfolk

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Join us for this fantastic day learning just what ADHD is and how to live with it. This workshop will allow parents and/or any professional working with, how to understand their child/client by tapping into their world. Learning ADHD specific techniques and strategies is the answer to improving family life.

Parenting a child with ADHD or living with ADHD is not easy.  Having ADHD or being an ADHD parent can be a challenge, taking incredible patience and strength. Our education and parenting day is specifically about ADHD and ADHD parenting.

Many parents/professionals understand the basics of parenting but we believe this isn’t enough to effectively support our children. ADHD children perceive things and learn things in very different ways. Most ADHD parents know how to parent and have probably been asked to attend other parenting courses. Most of us know how we are supposed to parent but it does not work. We need a deeper understanding of ADHD and reframe the way we look at it.

This workshop is being delivered in association with Different Minds UK.

What does this day cover?

Do we really understand what ADHD is? What are the myths and what is real?   With ADHD having a huge stigma in society we can sometimes struggle to know what’s what. The programme will look into the symptoms of ADHD/ADD, how they can present, including hyperactivity, anxiety, disorganisation and forgetfulness.

How we manage frustration, aggression and loss of control, looking at the process and why it can happen. Strategies to minimise reaction and de-escalating techniques and how the executive functions are affected by ADHD.  ADD.

Looking at medications used for ADHD, how they work, potential benefits and side effects. Understanding the importance of nutrition and medication. Exploring alternative therapies that can help support our young people. We will talk about alternative therapies that can be used to compliment other treatment.

Learning tips and tricks to teach or use with your young person including sleep, strategies for school, waking up and organisation. Ever wondered what your child feels like at school? ‘The ADHD Experience’ with give you an insight in to how they feel every day at school.

Where to go for help and support and what services are available. Including when a parent has ADHD and may need support too. Covering EHCP process, other local organisations that can help and services available.

This is all about you! You have heard the saying ‘put your oxygen mask on first before anyone else’s’. This is so true. To parent we need to be healthy and well and make sure we make time for ourselves. Learning ways to put you first so it becomes part of your routine throughout the day and believing in yourself.

"To parent our wonderful children, who are unique, we need to understand them so they can thrive to their full and amazing potential"

Andrea Bell - CEO, ADHD Norfolk

Workshop - Norfolk

Date: 11th August 2019

Presented by:  Graham Boulter, Chair of ADHD Norfolk and senior partner of Different Minds UK.

Timings: 10am – 3pm  (arrival from 9:30am)

Cost: £69.99

Venue: The Nest, Holt Rd, Horsford, Norwich, NR10 3AQ

 

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