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ADHD and Executive Function Skills for Success: Time Blindness, Make It Out the Door on Time

Getting out the door on time can be a source of stress for ADHD learners, other learners with special needs, kids who find executive function challenging, and their families. In this one time course we will evaluate strategies to help with time management. Students will learn to better manage their routines and time so they can better meet commitments.
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
707 total reviews for this teacher
23 reviews for this class
Completed by 236 learners
45 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue Aug 30

Meet once (1 day)
3pm - 3:45pm

Wed Aug 31

Meet once (1 day)
8pm - 8:45pm

Sun Sep 11

Meet once (1 day)
8pm - 8:45pm

Tue Sep 20

Meet once (1 day)
10pm - 10:45pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.

Sun Sep 25

Meet once (1 day)
8pm - 8:45pm

Tue Sep 27

Meet once (1 day)
9pm - 9:45pm
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

Students will develop a greater awareness of what time their routine activities actually take.  They will understand the importance of planning ahead and putting routines in place to ensure that they get out the door on time.
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 1000 learners with ADHD and executive function challenges here on Outschool.  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.
An optional "Time Journal" will be shared before class where students can record the time it takes to do various morning activities.  An after class e-mail will include some extension activities like making a morning playlist, or creating a "staging area" for school materials.
Handouts that will be used in class will be posted in the Outschool classroom. Please print these out if you can. Colored pens or pencils, post-it notes, and something to write with are always helpful in many of my Outschool classes.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Since this is a class for ADHD learners,  subjects such as 504 plans, Individual Education Plans, and the use of medication to manage ADHD may come up.  In terms of medication, I always address this when it is mentioned by saying that it can be very effective to help learners manage their ADHD, but different families handle this differently.  I also mention other ways to manage ADHD such as exercise and structure.  This class does not constitute therapy, but rather provides executive function support and the opportunity to connect and problem solve with other ADHD Learners.
This class is inspired by a video by Jessica McCabe of the channel How to ADHD entitled "How to (Actually) Get Out the Door on Time"


Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Lives in the United States
Educator, Writer, Traveler, and Mom to Kids with Learning Differences
707 total reviews
1010 completed classes

About Me

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... 
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