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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
R/506/9567
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know what is meant by ‘attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)’.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Define the term ‘attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)’.

  • 1.2

    Describe the key features of ADHD.


2

Know about the causes of and treatments for ADHD.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Outline the causes of ADHD, according to the main causation theories.

  • 2.2

    Outline medications used to treat ADHD and the common side effects.

  • 2.3

    Outline behavioural therapies used to treat ADHD.


3

Know how ADHD is assessed.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Identify the assessment methods most commonly used for ADHD.


4

Know how ADHD can affect individuals.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Describe the possible physical, social, emotional and behavioural effects of ADHD on an individual.

  • 4.2

    Describe ways in which ADHD affects an individual’s ability to participate and function in everyday activities and to engage in learning.


5

Know about ways to support the learning of individuals with ADHD.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1

    Describe ways in which

    ·teaching and learning resources

    ·the learning environment

    can be adapted to support the learning of individuals with ADHD.

  • 5.2

    Describe effective ways to encourage positive learning behaviour for individuals with ADHD.


6

Know about sources of information for individuals with ADHD and those supporting them.

Assessment Criteria

  • 6.1

    Outline key sources of information, advice and guidance, giving examples of the types of support on offer.


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