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 […]

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Students with ADHD and Test Anxiety

by Circle Editor on September 1, 2014

By Tamara Rosier, PhD, Research Committee Chair Worry-based and Irrelevant Thoughts: Students with ADHD and Their Test Anxiety It’s back to school again. Many of my new clients are returning to classrooms with the same complaint: Test anxiety. They participate in class, do all of their homework, study diligently, and feel that they have a […]

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Get Involved in ADHD Awareness
It’s Easy!

by Circle Editor on September 1, 2014

By Lisa Boester, ADHD Awareness Committee Chair What is ADHD Awareness? In 2004,  Senator Maria Cantwell and Senator Richard Durbin, with the help of ADDA and other organizations, co-sponsored senate resolution 370 recognizing ADHD as a major public health concern and declaring September 7, 2004 National Attention Deficit Disorder Day. The passage of this resolution was […]

The Definition of ADHD Coaching

by Circle Editor on September 1, 2014

Many people, particularly those who are new to this profession, struggle to describe what they do to their family, friends, colleagues, and clients. They are not alone. The profession of ADHD Coaching has for a long time had a clear definition of what an ADHD Coach is (a trained life coach with additional training and […]

ADHD Coaching Matters –
The Definitive Guide

by Circle Editor on September 1, 2014

by Hal Meyer, MBA, SCAC, Guest Contributor Finally, a book devoted to the value of ADHD Coaching, from its birth and history to its proven benefits and lasting impact on individuals, their families and careers. ADHD Coaching Matters – The Definitive Guide is written by Sarah D. Wright, a leading ADHD Coach who has been […]

Coaches in the News:
Persistence Pays Off

by Circle Editor on September 1, 2014

In this issue we’re featuring not just one, but three ACO member coaches who have been all over the news lately, both together and separately: Cindy Goldrich, Elaine Taylor-Klaus, and Diane Dempster. To start off, in May, Margarita Tartakovsky of Psychcentral interviewed both Elaine and Cindy for a great article on 12 Ways to Help […]

Welcome New and Returning Members
in August 2014

by Membership on September 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 Members Rob Ward — Madison, Mississippi — USA Jenna Knight — Worcester, Massachusetts — USA Shirley […]