Playing to Your Strengths: Getting Started (14-18)
In this single session introductory course, students ages 14-18 with ADHD and other learning styles will discover one of their strengths and develop a plan for how to use it in their lives.
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Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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This may not surprise some learners, parents or teachers but many students who exhibit ADHD or other learning styles sometimes act and learn differently than other students! They may struggle with issues such as impulsivity, distractibility, restlessness, organization, task initial and task completion. This introductory class will help the students to identify a source of struggle in school and/or life, how this can be a source of strength and how to use the strength to better manage their...
In this introductory class, students will look at some common learning struggles in a new way. They will identify possible strengths of their learning differences and how to use these strengths to learn and feel better!
I have taught secondary students with ADHD and other learning styles for over 20 years. I earned a Doctorate in Educational Psychology and have Master's Degrees in School Counseling and Special Education. I have an added authorization to teach students with Autism.
No homework will be assigned but students will be encouraged to practice and keep track of their successes.
A one-page handout will be provided a day before the session starts for students who preregister. The student can print this to use or follow along, writing on a piece of paper.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
It is best if students have an understanding that they struggle in some way with learning and life skills, whether or not they have ADHD or another learning style. Please message me if you have any questions or concerns.
Source material creating the foundation of this class includes: Snapshot of ADHD Symptoms from www.ihaveadhd.com; Smart but Scattered Teens by Richard Guare, Ph.D., Peg Dawson, Ed.D, and Colin Guare; and ADHD 2.0 by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., and John J. Ratey, M.D.
Dr. Jennifer Dall
Secondary English and Special Education teacher, ADHD Specialist and Yoga teacher!
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
2 total reviews
11 completed classes
Hello! I'm Dr. Jen! I am a middle school teacher in Southern California and I can't wait to meet you! I do want to let all my followers and students know that I am taking a break for a little while here at the beginning of 2022! I am planning...