Neurodiversity ‘traits’ for children and adolescents with learning, behaviour and socialisation – challenges and opportunities
Behaviour expert, Fintan O’Regan focuses on understanding and celebrating differences and not deficits within neurodiversity.
He demystifies the terms ASD, ADHD, BD, CD, Dyslexia, DCD and ODD. Concentrating on traits and not labels, he explains how to support and nurture the differences that non traditional learners present within learning behaviour and socialisation.
3 takeaways from Fintan’s training session
– Demystify a number of terms within the Neurodiversity spectrum-
– Focus on strategies on supporting traits and not labels –
– Develop a whole school approach to understanding and celebrating differences and not deficits within neurodiversity –
This session is aimed at SLT, SENCOs, teachers, teaching assistants and support services working with children with SEND.
Fintan received great feedback from SENDCOs and others who watched his LIVE broadcast
This session was originally presented at one of our online Virtual SEND Conferences.
“Lots of great information to consider and reflect on. Lots of detail – very helpful to look at things from a different perspective.”
Lorraine Chester – Sefton SEN Inclusion Service
“Very useful tips which are easy to put in place and sensitive to factors that can impact positive intentions. Down to earth delivery and realistic expectations.”
“Loved this and can’t wait to share with the wider college teams!”
Gemma Marshall – Truro & Penwith College
“Thank you, Fintan for a really interesting presentation!”
About the Creator
Fintan O’Regan / Behaviour & Learning Consultant, Sf30 Ltd
Fintan O’Regan is one of the leading behaviour and learning specialists in the UK. He is currently an ADHD, Neurodiversity and Behaviour Consultant for a number of schools and organisations. He is also an associate lecturer for Leicester University, the National Association of Special Needs, The Helen Arkell Charity and the Institute of Education. Fintan has published over 10 books on behaviour, learning and motivation, including the T.E.S. award winning book ‘Educating Children with ADHD’.
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