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||John G. Agno is a certified executive and business coach and president of Signature Inc. an Ann Arbor-based leadership development firm.In personal and business coaching he works with executives professionals and business owners who want to develop leadership skills manage their Adult ADHD build interpersonal skills coach employees free agents and volunteers and improve their personal and organizational productivity.He has an extensive website with information about coaching and mentoring here: www.mentoringandcoaching.com
|Linda Anderson began coaching business, Getting Clear, in 1994 and has been actively involved for over a decade in the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) – the leading ADHD organization focused on the needs of adults with ADHD.She has served on the ADDA board and has been its president. She is also a member of the Philadelphia Area Coaches Association (PACA); a Golden Circle member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO); and a co-founder of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of NAPO. She presents coaching seminars and speaks on ADHD issues, as well as leading advanced skills coach training seminar in ADHD.Learn more about Linda Anderson on her website: www.gettingclear.com
||Named “The High Priestess of Organizing” in her appearance on Good Morning America, Denslow Brown has been helping individuals achieve organizational transformation since 1974.Denslow helps people change their lives, by coaching by telephone and/or organizing in their offices and homes. She works nationally and internationally. Her work deepens a person’s understanding of his or her own thinking and brain functioning while improving productivity and effectiveness. Her expertise in shifting patterns of persistent disorganization has gained her a reputation among coaching, organizing and ADD (attention deficit disorder) professionals.In addition to working with individuals who want organizing and life-design support, she mentors and trains many of these professionals and is the only person with the highest credentials in both the organizing and coaching fields.Learn more about Denslow Brown here: www.organizercoach.com/
|Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW, is a psychotherapist and consultant specializing in AD/HD in adults. She is the author of the book, “Survival Tips for Women with AD/HD” and is the founder/director of ADD Consults, Inc. She is the former vice-president and board member of ADDA and is a past coordinator of E. Oakland County CHADD (Michigan).Terry is the founder and moderator of the first Internet mailing list for ADD professionals. She is also an active member of the Michigan Adolescent and Adult ADD Network for Professionals (MAAAN).A nationally recognized speaker on the topic of AD/HD, Terry has a passion for raising awareness of the special challenges for women with AD/HD and the unique issues parents face when both they and their children have AD/HD. Her professional interests include advocating for children with special needs.Terry Matlen’s website is www.ADDConsults.com
Patricia Quinn, MD
|Dr. Patricia Quinn is a developmental pediatrician in the Washington, D.C. area. A graduate of the Georgetown University Medical School, she specializes in child development and psychopharmacology.Dr. Quinn has worked for over 30 years in the areas of ADD (ADHD) and learning disabilities. She gives workshops nationwide and has appeared on Lifetime TV’s New Attitudes, the PBS show, To the Contrary, and recently on Good Morning America discussing the issue of girls and women with ADD. Dr. Quinn appeared in the video aired on PBS titled, OUTSIDE IN: A Look at Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. She also produced and appears in another well-received video, ADD: Transition to College – Passport to Success for the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association.Learn more about Dr. Quinn and here work here. www.addvance.com/about/
|Dr. Miriam Reiss helps ADHD’ers create marketing-savvy businesses and heart-satisfying careers. Co-author, “Branding & Marketing Mastery,” Miriam is a former Director of Marketing and outplacement consultant, whose marketing and career coaching clients have ranged from biotech startups to ADHD-challenged professionals. Past President, Washington State Chapter, International Coach Federation (ICF), Miriam holds the ICF’s senior, MCC ranking. A graduate of Coach U and the University of Santa Monica’s Soul Centered Professional Coaching Program, Miriam completed ADHD coursework with Joyce Kubik and ADD Resources coaches. She has presented at ADD Resources national conferences. Miriam’s doctorate is from Peace Theological Seminary. Contact Miriam at firstname.lastname@example.org, www.spiritedmarketing.com.
Lupita Volio, PCC, SCAC
|Lupita Volio was born to a family of politicians and diplomats. She was exposed from very early on, to the world of diplomacy and international affaires. She studied in Costa Rica and Germany and arrived in the UK in 1976.She was involved in the corporate world for many years, as PA to the Chairman of a major English corporation and of an MD of a major international financial institution, gaining great insights for her future coaching career. She has traveled the world extensively and has acquired a command in bridging cultural differences. She speaks Spanish, her native language, and is fluent in English and German.In 1994 Lupita left the corporate world for a while in order to train and eventually work as a Montessori teacher. She really enjoyed this time of her life.
|Robert M. Tudisco, is a practicing attorney, author and adult diagnosed with ADHD. He is currently a nonprofit consultant and motivational speaker. From 2010 through 2013, Robert was the Executive Director of the Edge Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides specialized coaches for students with ADHD and Executive Functioning Impairment. He is a past member of the National Board of Directors of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD) and is a current member, and a past chair of CHADD’s Public Policy Committee. Robert is also a former Vice President of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA). Since his diagnosis, he has researched and written extensively on the subject of practical coping mechanisms and systems for adults with ADHD. He is a frequent resource for the media about ADHD, disability advocacy and the over representation of individuals with ADHD and co-occurring conditions in the juvenile/criminal justice systems compared to that in the general population including CBS News, New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, ABC News, The BBC, The Today Show, CNN, USA Today, Seattle Times. He has been published in ATTENTION® Magazine and regularly contributes on adult, parenting and legal issues in addition to sitting on its Editorial Advisory Board and was the legal expert columnist for ADDitude Magazine from 2007 through 2012. He welcomes comments and questions at email@example.com.