What is this research about?
This pilot study will integrate existing digital solutions that have shown to support teachers in the classroom and parents at home with students who have ADHD and will deliver an Augmented Reality (AR) solution for an existing on line literacy programme. We hope this will enable students with ADHD to stay focused, make fewer mistakes and to finish assignments at school as well as homework.
Who is doing this research?
Following on from our very successful Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) course last year we are delighted to let you know this course is now available again! This course is aimed at adolescents!
SFBT promotes positive change by encouraging participants to focus positively on what they do well and to set goals and work out how to achieve them. With Solution Focused Brief Therapy, the conversation is directed toward developing and achieving their vision of solutions. This method is future-focused, goal-directed and focuses on solutions rather than on the problems.
Gizzi Erskine has said she hopes to inspire people “going through a tough time” and give them the confidence to achieve their goals.
I have ADHD. I take pills every day because they make my life, and that of my family, better. They help me function and to do the things most people take for granted.
One in 20 people are like me. Yet despite how common ADHD is, and how profound the impact can be, it is hard to get people to take it seriously. Furthermore, there are growing voices claiming that the medication I take is part of the problem.
So let me set the record straight on a few things about ADHD:
In 2016, in the journal Support for Learning, Irish researchers Michael Quinn and Andrea Lynch stated: “In many western countries, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has achieved celebrity status, such that it probably no longer requires introduction.” It may not “require introduction”, but even with a definition – “a common disorder characterised by developm