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ADHD IN EDUCATION:  
STRUGGLES, STRENGTHS & STRATEGIES
SEPT 26TH 2019
SHEPPERTON STUDIOS, TW17 0QD
8.15AM TO 4PM
CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE: 
  • A full day of training from leading Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD expert professionals 
  • ​Become a Champion ADHD School delivering outstanding support to pupils with ADHD
  • ​Update your school's Development Plan for SEN support to include ADHD
  • ​Improve your understanding of why pupils may be struggling in class and what you can do to help them learn
  • ​Learn exactly what ADHD is with up to date research findings 
  • ​Find out about SEN Law and ensure your compliance 
  • ​Discover practical strategies, techniques and resources to enable pupils with ADHD to thrive
  • ​Learn behaviour management and de-escalation techniques 
  • ​Promote good emotional health and positive well-being in your pupils with ADHD
  • Opportunity to network with fellow professionals and share thoughts and experiences
  • ​Dedicated Facebook group for participants to share good practice
SPEAKERS:
JANNINE HARRIS
Jannine Harris MA PCGE is honest and open about her life with ADHD and is passionate about ‘Promoting Positive Outcomes‘.

Jannine was diagnosed with ADHD as an adult.

Her company ADHD Wise UK is
entirely ‘solution focussed’ and will always endeavour to help everyone with ADHD navigate the challenges ahead.
SOLI LAZARUS
Soli founded Yellow Sun to support families with children who have ADHD through coaching and mentoring. She delivers ADHD training to primary schools and is a public speaker.

Soli is a fully qualified teacher with 30 years experience specialising in Inclusion, ADHD, Autism, Developmental Delay, Down Syndrome and Dyslexia.

She was a former SENCO (Special Needs Coordinator) at a large primary school in London.

Her adult son has ADHD and so has first hand experience of living with this neurodiverse condition.
AMANDA LECOMBER
Amanda has over 17 years experience as a qualified teacher. She was a class teacher at a large primary school in South London, before becoming the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator. 

She then worked for Worcestershire Learning and Behaviour Support Team as an Outreach Behaviour Support Teacher.

In 2007, Amanda moved to Kent and worked as a Specialist Teacher for Social, Emotional and Mental Health.

She has particular interests in ADHD, Attachment and Mental Health. She was diagnosed with ADHD as an adult.
RYAN SWAIN
Ryan Swain is a television, radio, live events presenter, DJ and comedian.
He was runner-up for the Yorkshire Media Personality of the Year Award in The Yorkshire Choice Awards and was also nominated for Kate Granger Outstanding Achievement Award.

Ryan presented the Saturday night show on York's Minster and  won the People's Choice Award 2018 in Birmingham for his work in entertainment and charity.

He was diagnosed with ADHD aged 18 and he is an advocate for mental health and ADHD. Ryan uses his comedy to raise awareness for the condition.
FINTAN O'REGAN
Fin is one of the leading behaviour and learning specialists in the UK. He is currently an SEN and Behaviour Consultant for the Schools Network and an associate lecturer for Leicester University, the National Association of Special Needs, Tribal Education and the Institute of Education.

 
He is currently the Vice Chairman of UKAP and a member of the European ADHD Alliance. He has been the chairperson of the European ADHD Taskforce, and is a current member of the Special Education Consortium and the SpLD Assessment Standards Committee.
COLIN FOLEY
Colin is the National Training Director at ADHD Foundation.

The ADHD Foundation, in partnership with individuals, families, doctors, teachers and other agencies, works to:
- Build a positive foundation for life.
- Improve life chances through better understanding and management of ADHD.
- Raise awareness & understanding of ADHD – change the negative perception of ADHD into positive.
- Bring about positive change and inclusion within policy and practice.
- Support schools, GP’s, youth justice services and other professionals who work with people living with ADHD.
- The ADHD Foundation supports achievement, educational attainment, mental health and employability.
- The Foundation works in a unique way. We work in partnership with those living with ADHD, enabling them to understand and manage ADHD.
STEPHANIE CAMILLERI
Stephanie is a lawyer with 15+ yrs experience now specialising in SEND and Education Law.

She is a member of International Coaching Federation and an Associate Certified Coach and ADD Coaching Academy Associate Coach.
 
Stephanie is a Primary School Governor for SEND and Mental Health and n Advisor to The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service.

She is founder of the ADDCA UK and London ADHD Support Groups on Facebook. She is a Committee member of CAMHS ADHD Planning Workshops. She is a founder of the Tetherdown SEND Support Group and the Haringey School Governors for SEND Facebook group.

Stephanie is a parent of children with ADHD as well as being diagnosed with ADHD as an adult.
DR BOZHENA ZORITCH
A consultant Neurodevelopmental Paediatrician specialising in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and its many associated conditions. 

Dr Zoritch has been a consultant in NHS for 20 years until July 2017 and now doing research at University of London.
CONFERENCE AGENDA:
8.15AM
Registration
8.45AM
Welcome
   Ryan Swain
9.00AM
ADHD: What It Is & What It Isn't 
   Jannine Harris
A update on research findings and how this relates to practice in schools.
Table Talk
9.45AM
Emotional Well-Being & Mental Health
   Amanda Lecomber
Identification and understanding of ADHD when considering a whole school approach to good mental health and well-being.
Table Talk
10.30AM
The School's Role In Identification & Referral
   Dr Bozhena Zoritch
What schools need to know about identifying and referring pupils for an ADHD assessment, and how to put plans into action.
Table Talk
11.15AM
BREAK
11.30AM
Supporting Pupils With ADHD In Primary School
  Soli Lazarus
Practical strategies, tools and suggestions on how to successfully support primary pupils in the classroom.
Table Talk
12.15PM
Supporting Pupils With ADHD In Secondary School
  Colin Foley
An overview of the issues associated with transition for pupils with ADHD into secondary education.
Examining self management, medication, mental health and strategies that schools and colleges can adopt to support their pupils with ADHD.
Table Talk
1.00PM
LUNCH 
1.45PM
ADHD Behaviour & Exclusions 
  Fintan O'Regan
Considering the recent Timpson Report and the risk factors for pupils with ADHD in terms of school exclusion.
Table Talk
2.30PM
ADHD And The Law - Differentiation and Accommodations
  Stephanie Camilleri
Empowering parents and schools to secure the best possible educational and other outcomes for their pupils with ADHD, through understanding their rights and obligations under the SEND Legal Framework.
Table Talk
3.15PM
Plenary
Summing up the key takeaways and how you can put into practice techniques and strategies learnt. 
Table Talk
3.45PM
Close
WHAT IS INCLUDED?  
  • ​A whole day of learning from ADHD experts
  • ​Opportunities to network and learn from fellow professionals
  • ​Lunch
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Conference Workbook
  • ​Development Plan resources and guidance
  • ​Free parking
  • ​Free WIFI
  • ​Discounted ticket to the ADHD Surrey UK Annual Gala Dinner at Shepperton Studios*
HOW WILL THE CONFERENCE IMPROVE MY PRACTICE ?  
  • Improve outcomes for specific pupils
  • ​Involve all staff including SEN Governors in a whole school approach to ADHD 
  • ​Equip staff to update school's Development Plan for ADHD
  • Up to date information to ensure SEN and Behaviour Policies are compliant and inclusive
   Any questions? Get in touch: hello@neurodiversitynetworks.org
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DIRECTORS:
JANNINE HARRIS
SOLI LAZARUS
AMANDA LECOMBER