ADHD and Executive Function Skills for Success: Following Directions
Following directions can be tough for kids with ADHD, executive function challenges and other learning differences. In this class we will play games and do activities intended to help students practice following directions and improve focus. Students will practice listening comprehension as well as learning how to follow multi-step directions. Students will also learn strategies to understand and follow written and oral directions.
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
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For kids with ADHD and other learning differences, listening and following directions can be challenging. This class will allow students to practice listening and following directions with a number of engaging activities. The teacher will review strategies for following written directions and give suggestions to help students get clarification when they do not understand verbal directions. They will practice listening comprehension skills by responding when key words are read in an age...
Students will practice listening attentively and following written directions using various activities and strategies.
Bridget Smith is a person with ADHD, the mom of kids with ADHD and other learning challenges, and a credentialed teacher with a Master's Degree in Teaching from the University of California Santa Cruz.
Please print out any handouts provided and have them ready for class. Paper Pens Crayons, Colored Pens, or Colored Pencils
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Although the strategies we cover in class will be applicable to all learners, there will be some examples used that are more applicable to the conventional school rather than homeschool setting. Since this class is primarily geared towards learners with ADHD this subject may be referenced throughout the lesson.
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Educator, Writer, Traveler, and Mom to Kids with Learning Differences
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
685 total reviews
968 completed classes
I love being part of the Outschool learning community! I offer courses for kids with learning differences as well as book studies, note taking, and writing classes that are accessible to all learners. I specialize in supporting kids and...