ADHD & Learning Differences Executive Function Camp: Life Skills
In this three session camp, students will learn more about the executive function skills of self monitoring, working memory, and task initiation.
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
721 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 66 learners
3x per week
over 1 week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Kids with ADHD and other learning differences find self monitoring, working memory, and task initiation challenging. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about how executive function skills stay on track, remember what's important, and get started on tasks that they find hard or boring. Students will practice scenario based problem solving, share their own experiences, and learn tools that can help them strengthen their ability to employ these vital executive function...
Students will improve their understanding of self monitoring, working memory, and task initiation. They will leave class with some concrete tools to practice self monitoring, improve their working memory, and tackle tasks that they may find boring or difficult.
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 2000 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.
Please try to print out any handouts or guides posted in the Outschool classroom before class begins. Whenever possible, I also try to offer alternatives such as Google Doc versions. It is a good idea to have a pen or pencil, paper, and colored markers or colored pencils available at every class.
2 hours 15 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.
Bridget Smith M.Ed.
Educator, Writer, Traveler, and Mom to Kids with Learning Differences
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
721 total reviews
1062 completed classes
I love being part of the Outschool learning community! I offer courses for neurodiverse kids and teens and students with learning disabilities as well as book studies, note taking, and writing classes that are accessible to all learners. I...