Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1F; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A, 2B, 2C; Learning Environment 4A, 4B
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Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

What’s the best way to support students with ADHD? There’s no one correct answer, but there are a number of steps educators can take to help provide these students with the best support and educational opportunities possible. Join Lisa Van Gemert, former teacher, administrator, and Youth Ambassador for Mensa for this 1-hour course and take a deep dive into how ADHD presents in different populations, the different types of ADHD, and how you can support students with ADHD in the classroom. 

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ADHD is one of the most common diagnoses among school-age children, with about 1 in 10 being formally diagnosed with the disorder. So what exactly is ADHD, why does it affect so many of our students, and how can classroom teachers help? Join Lisa Van Gemert, former teacher, administrator, and Youth Ambassador for Mensa, and learn more about ADHD and how you can help your ADHD students succeed in the school environment.

In this 1-hour course you will explore: 
  • The different types of ADHD
  • The different ways ADHD presents 
  • In-classroom tools that help support ADHD students

Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas. 

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19 reviews for Supporting Students with ADHD

  1. April – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    I think this course was very helpful. The instructor had the material well organized and easy to understand. I think the strategies she talked about to help students with ADHD will be useful for students in my classroom.

  2. Brenda – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    It was very informative.

  3. Julia – SAN MARCOS CISD (verified owner)

    It was very informative.

  4. Susan – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    a good reminder on things to look for and ways to facilitate learning

  5. Cindy – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    i did not care for presentation

  6. Patty – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    Very good

  7. Desiree – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    it was great to understandin about kids with adhd

  8. Elizabeth – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    love it

  9. Rhonda – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    Very informative

  10. Jandy – PORT NECHES-GROVES ISD (verified owner)

    great info

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