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the monthly newsletter of the aco
ADHD Coaches Organization
  ADHD Coaches Organization
    Promoting ADHD Coaches and Coaching Worldwide

Vol. 3, Issue 10 ē December  2008

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News from the ACO

Presidentís Letter: December 2008
Research on ADHD coaching is growing. Read the Sarah Wright's take on Sam Goldsteinís editorial challenging the legitimacy of coaching as an intervention for ADHD Continue reading here.

Circle up date
If you haven't checked out the new Circle website yet, please do.

  • Circle is now open to the general public so all coaches (and anybody else) can see what we're up to.
  • We've also added a sign-up box so you can get the posts as they are added to the newsletter. That way you can keep connected to what's going on more easily. Use the box at the top right of the page. Enter your email address and get one email a day -- if and only if we've added content.
  • Information of interest to just for members is available on the site at www.adhdcoaches.org/members. You'll have to enter your login and password to read that tho.

Moments are left
The Conference Speaker Committee is still looking for a few good proposals for business sessions at the conference. Go to the web for more information.
If you have an idea for some non ACO member who would be dynamite for this kind of session, please write to speakers@adhdcoachees.org

Are your dues due?
All membership renewals come around on January 1. Have you paid up?
Members read here for instructions.
If you're not a member, we'd love for you to join. Get the facts about professional membership here. And join us here.

Members Only: Expert Speaker Series, January 19
Frank Potter of the Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services will talk about Vocational Rehab and ADD Coaching. Members get the info here

December News from PAAC
Work continues on several fronts as the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches (PAAC) gets it structures in place. Continue reading here.

2008 IAAC in Review
The IAAC reflects on their progress this year. Continue reading here.

How do visitors find the ACO on the web?
Continue reading here.

Research updates
Research information on effects of coaching on mathematics homework completion and accuracy of high school students with ADHD Read the rest here..

Board report
The Board Report is a regular feature of Circle. Every month we fill you in on various things the board has been working on in the previous month. We invite your comments and participation. If you've got a question or observation, feel free to contact any member of the board. Make your voices heard! Continue reading here

The general and usual information:

Next ACO Conference

May 1-3, 2009 Chicago, IL

Why I belong
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I believe ADD Coaches need to work together. I believe ADD coaching is a little different and thus needs educating and understanding.

- Deborah Bollom
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