27th April One day Parenting workshop
What does this programme cover?
This programme will allow parents how to understand their child by tapping into their world. Learning ADHD specific techniques and strategies is the answer, in turn improving family life.
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, 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.