The Curious Case of ADHD with Fintan O’Regan

In this week’s podcast, Dale Pickles from B Squared is joined by Fintan O’Regan to discuss the curious case of ADHD.

There is so much disinformation on the subject of ADHD, partly because it is a relatively new term that many people still see as an excuse and not an explanation and partly because the media has portrayed the use of medication as a chemical cosh for children.

The record needs to be set straight and also to outline the positive aspects of individuals who think and act differently in a society that needs creativity and innovation.

This podcast will demystify what can be a confusing term for many and will focus on traits and not the label. We will then outline some practical suggestions for support for individuals across the spectrum.

Fintan O'Regan

Fintan O’Regan

Fintan is a trainer and consultant for schools and school support systems including Social Services, Health, the Police and Foster carers. He supports them by providing behaviour management strategies for children and families struggling with SEND and behaviour issues. He has worked with a number of organisations including NASEN, Institute of Education, Leicester University, the UK ADHD Network and the European ADHD Alliance. And before all of this, he was a headteacher of a specialist school for students with ADHD, ASD and ODD.

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