The Open University of Cyprus (OUC) hosts, on October 7-8, 2021, the final project meeting of the ADHD-CARE project entitled: "Exchanging Good Practices for people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and their caregivers". The main objective of the Erasmus+ funded project is to enhance psychoeducation for people with ADHD, highlight the importance of increasing support to carers of people with ADHD with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of adult Europeans living with a brain disorder, such as ADHD, and to facilitate the exchange of good practices on successful ADHD campaigns in the participating countries, Belgium, Cyprus, Greece, Serbia, Turkey and beyond.
The agenda includes four (4) online invited talks, open to the public, on the important topic of inclusion of people with ADHD. More specifically, on Friday, October 8, 2021 (09.30 – 11.30 EEST):
- Dr. Styliani Spyridi (Consultant Psychiatrist) will discuss “Adults with ADHD in Cyprus”,
- Associate Professor Simoni Symeonidou (Inclusive Education, Department of Education, University of Cyprus) will address the topic of “Inclusive education and learners with ADHD: Challenges and suggestions”,
- Hans van de Velde (Vice-President of ADHD Europe, Chair of the Dutch Association for people with ADHD, and Ambassador of European Brains at Work) will give a talk entitled “Employees with ADHD: How employer and employee can both profit from it”, and
- Ms. Marina Georgiou, President of the ADHD Cyprus, will present the role and work of the Association.
Remote participation and attendance is via the eLearning Platform of the Open University of Cyprus through this web link: https://tinyurl.com/kvkjv4vy
The OUC research team involved in the ADHD-CARE project is led by Associate Professor Maria Gravani, Academic Coordinator of the postgraduate programmes "Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning" and "Adult Education for Social Change" (International Erasmus Mundus Master). The project consortium includes the following partners: Serbian Brain Council (Serbia), Open University of Cyprus, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), Belgian Brain Council (Belgium), Greek Carers Network EPIONI (Greece), and Kemer İlçe Mi̇llî Eği̇ti̇m Müdürlüğü (Turkey).