Online Training Course is No-Cost during ADHD Awareness Week

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CCEI online training course SPN102: Attention Deficit Disorders is no-cost to all new and returning users October 14 - 20, in support of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Week.

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This course presents appropriate classroom accommodations and behavior management strategies that teachers can use to improve outcomes for everyone involved.

ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) is an accredited, online child care training institution offering the course SPN102: Attention Deficit Disorders at no cost to all new and returning users October 14 - 20, in support of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Week.

With diagnosis rates soaring, it is important that child care providers understand the symptoms, subtypes, and common treatment strategies associated with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its common subtype attention deficit disorder (ADD). Early care providers play essential roles in helping to manage and improve educational outcomes for the millions of children and families affected by these disorders. SPN102 is a beginner level, one-hour course, and awards 0.1 IACET CEU upon successful completion.

This course presents basic information every teacher should know about symptoms and warning signs as well as treatment options associated with ADHD. The course provides recommended classroom activities and general communication strategies for working with children and families affected by ADHD. A wide variety of classroom modifications may be made to accommodate for attention disorders, but all successful outcomes require patience, careful planning, and cooperation with families and medical professionals.

"There are children with varying degrees of ADHD in nearly every school and classroom around the country, so this issue touches most teachers," said Maria C. Taylor, President and CEO of CCEI. "This course presents appropriate classroom accommodations and behavior management strategies that teachers can use to improve outcomes for everyone involved."

SPN102: Attention Deficit Disorders is available to all users during ADHD Awareness Week, October 14 - 20, 2012. In order to access this no-cost course, you will need to visit the ChildCare Education Institute Facebook page October 14 - 20 and locate the all-caps promo code in the very top Facebook status post. Users will then need to visit online enrollment and select Professional Development for Individuals, and enter the promo code when prompted. Account holders with an active, annual individual or center-based training subscription may enroll in this course at any time for no additional charge.

About CCEI
ChildCare Education Institute provides quality, affordable professional development programs for continuing education. Over 100 English and Spanish online child care training courses are available to meet licensing, recognition program, and Head Start requirements.Coursework offered by CCEI is used to meet education needs of professionals in a range of child care settings, including family child care, preschool, prekindergarten, nanny care, and more. Additionally, CCEI offers online certificate programs, such as the Online Child Development Associate (CDA), Online Director Credentials, Early Childhood Credential, and more. CCEI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training to award IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and authorized under the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990, license number 837.

For more information on CCEI, visit http://www.cceionline.edu or call 1.800.499.9907.

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