Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD affects children and teens and can continue into adulthood. ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder of children. Children with ADHD may be hyperactive and unable control their impulses, or they may have trouble paying attention.

ADHD is a common disorder that impacts focus, self-control and other skills important in daily life. It’s caused by differences in brain anatomy and wiring, and often runs in families.  As part of this course we will investigate what ADHD is, its causes, symptoms and a range of strategies that can be used by childcare practitioners when working with those who have ADHD. This course includes help for supporting children with ADHD in the Early Years Foundations Stage (EYFS) classroom.


As part of the National Nursery Training Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) course your will gain an understanding of:

  • What Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is and its challenges to practitioners
  • What can cause ADHD.
  • Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • The positives of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Strategies for practitioners working with those with ADHD


Successful candidates will be awarded the National Nursery Training Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Course Completion Certificate.

Duration: 1 hour

Suggested progression:

Course access is valid for 365 days from date of purchase. This certificate is valid for 1 years.