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ADHD Coaches Organization
  ADHD Coaches Organization
    Promoting ADHD Coaches and Coaching Worldwide

Vol. 4, Issue 10 • October 2009

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News from the ACO

President’s Letter: October 2009
CHADD conference was a great success for coaches.
Continue reading here.

ACO 2010 Membership Deal
We've got a membership campaign going on from now til the end of the year.
Get the details here.

2010 ACO Conference: Raising the Bar Together
April 30-May 2 in Chicago, IL
Mark your calendar.

We are particularly looking for presentations with the following focus:

  1. Neuroscience and brain knowledge

  2. Advanced coach training and mentoring

  3. Tech tools of the trade that enhance your coaching effectiveness and help you get your message out.

Are you thinking about presenting? Get the RFP here. They're due back November 20!

ACCE 1 Reoffered
Framing the ADHD Experience Before One-On-One Coaching Begins
will be offered again beginning January 13 from 12 - 2 pm eastern
This program that will teach participants how to create a solid framework with their ADHD clients that will strengthen their client-coach relationships for more successful coaching experiences.
Get the rest of the information and register here.

How is coaching like blogging?
Coaching is about listening and connecting. Arguably, blogging is supposed to be the same, well, successful blogging anyway.
Continue reading here.

ADHD, Hostility Increase Risk of Internet Addiction
Check out this article by Kristina Fiore and published on MedPageToday.com

Are you using forms made by other people?
Read this article about copyrights and coaching

Here's the link to the video ADD and Loving It
The popular documentary about adult ADHD is still available on line here.

Members stuff

Expert Speakers Series

Tuesday, November 17, 8:00 p.m. eastern
Robb Garrett will talk about Joint Ventures
That is a project where two or more individuals and/or companies work together to provide services for a predetermined time and/or scope. Usually they are formed so that each person or company can provide something they could not do on their own as well or at all.
You'll need to log in to get the call info available here

Two RoundTable Calls in October

One was about social skills for clients and one was a recap of the CHADD conference with some coaches who were there and some who were not. Members can log in and listen to the recording here.

Next RoundTable date
Next call is Tuesday, November 10, 2:00 EST
Dial in: (712) 432-6060
PIN: 730 0526#

New Members
See who joined the ACO this month. Continue reading here

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Coaches in the News
Has there been a print article about you somewhere? Were you on the TV or radio?
Are you speaking someplace? Let the rest of us know. Send us the info here.

Are you offering training for coaches?
Use the form here to get it listed on our training calendar 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:

2010
ACO
Conference
Apr30-May2

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