It’s Awareness Month!

by President ACO on October 1, 2014

Starting today, ADHD coaches around the world will be spreading the word that “ADHD is Real.” Are you one of them? Every coach has the opportunity to share their knowledge and expertise in their community and beyond, breaking down the barriers and dispelling misinformation on what ADHD is or isn’t. Just as a small example […]

Ten Years of ADHD Awareness

by Circle Editor on October 1, 2014

By Sarah D. Wright, Editor October is ADHD Awareness Month, and this year we are celebrating 10 years since ADHD Awareness Day was first authorized by the US Congress. To mark this anniversary, here is a very brief overview of the history of the movement, and the important role that ADHD Coaches have played. Ten […]

How Do I Get Certified as an ADHD Coach? Part 1

by Circle Editor on October 1, 2014

By Bob Browy, Guest Contributor, and Sarah D. Wright, Editor One of the questions the ACO is most frequently asked is, “How do I get certified as an ADHD Coach?” As this is of keen interest to so many coaches, we thought our readers would appreciate an in-depth answer. This is, therefore, the first in […]

Coaches in the News:
Coaching Diversity

by Circle Editor on October 1, 2014

Jodi Sleeper Triplett writes: I am currently working with a Diversity Group through ICF DC Metro to gain insight into how to best coach students of color. The response to my request for help has been wonderful! The key point is that I am finding a need to include issues of cultural and racial diversity […]

Welcome New and Returning Members
in September 2014

by Membership on October 1, 2014

New and returning members of the ACO are listed here to acknowledge our growing international community of ADHD coaches and supporters. Please take a moment to personally reach out to introduce yourself and welcome them to the family. Professional Jeremy Didier — Overland Park, Kansas — USA Gillian Hayes — Edinburgh — United Kingdom Mark […]

Research Review:
Coaching and College Success

by Circle Editor on October 1, 2014

By Dorothy Bisbee, JD, PCC, ACO Research Committee Colleges and universities are recognizing the value of ADHD coaching. However, more research is needed to pinpoint, articulate and empirically demonstrate how coaching helps these students.1  Researchers at the University of North Carolina (Richman, Rademacher & Maitland, 2014) recently published results of a study of coaching for […]

Talking About Test Anxiety

by President ACO on September 1, 2014

By Joyce Kubik, President ACO The topic of students with ADHD taking standardized tests came up in conversation last week while I was with my family on a small island off Lake Erie – one of the last places I would expect to end up talking about ADHD to total strangers. But that day the […]