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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Top Tips
This blog post is taken from the ‘Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)’ factsheet, one of a series of factsheets produced by sports coach UK in partnership with The National Disability Sport Organisations (NDSOs) - a collection of six sports charities who work closely with Governing Bodies of Sport and other sports partners to develop participation and competition opportunities within sport for people within specific impairment groups – and Nottinghamshire County Council.
The following information has been written by those with a great deal of experience in this area. The information is provided as guidance only, allowing you to be more informed in your approach to being a more inclusive coach. No two people are the same; as such, please ensure your first step is always to speak to the person – understand their abilities and goals, and never assume.
What is ADHD?
ADHD is an impairment of either activity or attention control, or both.
General Characteristics of People with ADHD
Including People with ADHD in Your Coaching Sessions
This blog post is taken from the ‘Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)’ factsheet, one of a series of factsheets produced by sports coach UK in partnership with the NDSOs.
Download the factsheet.
For further information and support, visit:
sports coach UK also has a number of workshops you can attend to help you become more inclusive in your coaching. Visit the sports coach UK website to find out more about these workshops.
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