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In this webinar, Dr Ana Mantilla presents the key strengths and abilities children and adolescents with ADHD can bring to educational settings together with a comprehensive range of evidence-based strategies and best-practice tips for teaching children with ADHD.

One in five Australian school aged children need reasonable adjustments at educational settings because of their disability or developmental vulnerability. In this AADPA webinar, Dr Mantilla shares some of the resources developed for children with ADHD, and peer-mentoring resources to effectively encourage real inclusion in classrooms.

Dr Mantilla also introduces the AllPlay Learn program and show how it can be used by health and education professionals, families and children to better support these children with an unique free online program with practical strengths and evidence-based strategies and teaching resources.

Dr Ana Mantilla
About Dr Mantilla

Dr Mantilla is a Senior Research Fellow at the Deakin Child Study Centre, Faculty of Health at Deakin University.

Ana has a Master’s degree and a PhD in Education from Monash University. She has expertise working in transdisciplinary teams on projects that co-design and deliver culturally appropriate and evidence-based programs for children, adolescents, families, teachers and institutions. Ana currently leads a program developed in partnership with the Victorian Department of Education and Training called AllPlay Learn which supports the inclusion of children and young people with disabilities in early childhood education and care settings, mainstream and special primary and secondary schools.

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