Learn about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) including ADHD symptoms, the latest research and ADHD treatment.
What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? What are the symptoms of ADHD? How is ADHD diagnosed? Get answers with this course that features fundamental information about ADHD, as well as the latest ADHD research.
Through the course you will learn about ADHD as a developmental disorder, considering controversies related to the condition. You will learn about the diagnosis and best practice treatment of ADHD as you build your empathy towards people with ADHD. You will also learn practical strategies to help the educational and personal development of people with ADHD.
This course is for people with ADHD and anyone working with children and adults with ADHD. This includes parents and close family members, teachers, and educational (learning disability) assessors in schools and higher education and occupational therapists.
- What ADHD is, and the controversies raised by the concept of ADHD
- Latest neuroscientific and psychiatric research based on the mechanisms, symptoms and impairments of ADHD
- ADHD as a developmental disorder throughout the lifespan: genes, environments (protective and risk factors)
- Latest neuroscientific and psychiatric research based on the various means of screening and assessing for child ADHD
- Latest neuroscientific and psychiatric research based on the mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD
- Understanding best practice in treatment for ADHD Mechanisms and efficacy of psychosocial treatments, pharmacological treatments supporting positive outcomes for those with ADHD and their families
Katya Rubia is Prof of Cognitive Neuroscience at King's College London. Prof Rubia is a world-leading expert of neuroimaging in ADHD (and related disorders) with over 200 papers and an h factor of 70
emeritus professor of child and adolescent psychiatry
Dr Mark Kennedy’s main area of research is developmental psychology. He has a PhD in attachment theory and has worked on the English and Romanian Adoptees study since 2012.
Edmund Sonuga-Barke is Professor of Developmental Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Kings College London. He is an expert on ADHD.
Philip Asherson is Professor of Molecular Psychiatry at King’s College London. He was among the first clinical experts to work with adult ADHD in the UK. His background training is in adult psychiatry
King's College London est un prestigieux établissement d'enseignement supérieur britannique. Fondé en 1829 par le roi George IV et le duc de Wellington, il s'agit de la troisième plus ancienne institution d'Angleterre après Oxford et Cambridge.
FutureLearn est une plate-forme d'apprentissage proposant des formations en ligne ouvertes à tous (MOOC)
Fondée en Décembre 2012, la société est entièrement détenue par l'Open University à Milton Keynes, en Angleterre.
Elle est la 1ère plateforme offrant des MOOC au Royaume-Uni, avec à son actif plus d'une cinquantaine d'universités partenaires provenant du Royaume Uni mais aussi du reste du monde.
FutureLearn se différencie également par des partenariats avec des entités non-universitaires comme le British Museum, le British Council, la British Library et la national Film and Television School.