The SENDcast is proud to support ADHD awareness month this October!
October is ADHD awareness month and the SENDcast are proud to join in solidarity to celebrate and provide resources to improve awareness!
Find out more about the awareness month from adhdawarenessmonth.org
Dale Pickles, the host of the SENDcast and Managing Director of B Squared, has recently been on a personal journey, receiving a diagnosis of ASC and ADHD.
The table has turned for Dale in this special episode, as he takes a step back from hosting duties on the SENDcast and Fintan O’Regan takes his place! Join us as we discuss ‘ASC and ADHD in adults‘ with Dale making his debut as a guest speaker on his own podcast!
The podcast is going live at the start of ADHD awareness month and gives an honest and open view on the process he has been through, reflections on his childhood and family, the reactions he has received from others since diagnosis and the impact it has had.
“So for me, getting the diagnosis was just a really big ‘it’s not your fault’ moment.”
For anyone else embarking on their journey, we wish you all the best and hope this episode helps you on your way.
ADHD resources available to you from the sendcast
We have various online CPD training sessions covering ADHD available for your whole school that are 1 hour long and available to watch anytime.
Behaviour and SEN Consultant , MA, PGCE BSc
Fintan was the Head teacher of the Centre Academy from 1996 -2002, which was the first specialist school in the UK for students between the ages of 7-19 specialising issues related to ADHD, ASD and ODD.
He is an associate lecturer for Leicester University, the National Association of Special Needs, the Institute of Education, the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre and the former Vice Chairman of the UK ADHD Network and of the European ADHD Alliance.
Fintan now works as trainer and consultant for schools and school support systems including, Social Services, Health, the Police and Foster carers with regards to providing behaviour management strategies for children and families struggling with SEND and behaviour issues.
visit fintan's website
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