Project ID - TIS001343
Dealing with ADHD and ASD in the playground. Aims: To give strategies for those children who struggle with the social mores of the playground.

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Project offered at

Carnalridge Primary School
BT56 8PB


Jade Thorne

Student Skills

Child Psychology/ Cognitive Development / Teaching / PE / Fitness

Expected Pupil Outcomes

-strategies and an understanding of 'play' with peers. -transition to secondary education should be less stressful.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

-behavioural analysis of children with ADHD and ASD. -working within the boundaries of EA and available resources to achieve results. -building relationships with students -conducting trial and error testing and reporting on results

Extra Information

There are children who cannot understand the 'rules' of playground games and resort to inappropriate actions to vent their frustration. Without excluding these children, we would love to find a strategy whereby they could self-manage the excitement and competitive nature of these games.

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