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2 Day Note-Taking Camp for Neurodivergent Teens: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism & More

Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Average rating:4.6Number of reviews:(852)
In this two day camp, teens will learn to improve their executive function and working memory by learning two simple 2 column note-taking strategies. This class is especially useful for students with ADHD, dyslexia & dysgraphia.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
2 lessons//1 Week
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Session 1: Two Column Summary Notes
Review 5W's of note taking and introduce the strategy of two column summary notes. Make a class summary of the subject presentation for the day.
Lesson 2
Session 2: Two Column Study Question Notes
Discuss the importance of using open ended questions for study. Practice a two column note taking strategy where students practice taking brief notes, then develop some open ended questions based on their notes.
Students will have the opportunity to learn, practice, and evaluate two complementary note taking strategies. They also learn strategies on how to use their notes as an effective study tool.
Bridget Smith is a teacher and parent with ADHD.  Her focus on Outschool is supporting students with ADHD, other neurodiverse learners, and  students with learning differences.  She has taught over 5000 learners with ADHD and executive function challenges here on Outschool.  She has been supporting students in note-taking since 2020. She is a credentialed teacher who has taught preschoolers through adult learners.  Bridget is credentialed by the State of California to teach K-12 students, holding both bilingual multiple subject and single subject English credentials.
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Narrative Evaluation is available upon request.
Grades Offered
This class teaches note-taking strategies that help learners with dyslexia or dysgraphia explore strategies that are simple and use few words.  Learners with ADHD will also explore new techniques to improve working memory and improve focus.
Paper and a pen or pencil are a must for this class.  Optional templates can be downloaded and printed out for this class if desired.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
We will be using Kahoot! as a review tool.  No account is needed, but it may be more efficient to download the Kahoot! app on a separate device.  Learners will have the option of using Google Doc versions of our note taking templates and self evaluation forms.
Average rating:4.6Number of reviews:(852)
I love being part of the Outschool learning community!  I offer executive function courses for neurodivergent  and preteens and students with learning disabilities.   I specialize in supporting teens with ADHD, autistic learners, learners with... 
Group Class


for 2 classes
2x per week, 1 week
45 min

Completed by 8 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
3-12 learners per class

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