Circle August 2010

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ADHD Coaches Organization

Vol. 5, Issue 9 -  September    2010

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News from the ACO

President's Letter
Trust, Truth, Boundaries and Ownership are on his mind as a path for love. Who can argue with this? Comment here

ACO Coaches: Prepare to be Inspired at the 2011 Conference
In 2011, ACO coaches are called to courage for the April/May conference. Become familiar with the keynote speaker from the ToDo Center in Vermont and the possibilities of Gregg Krech's message. Comment here

Request for Presentations for 2011 ACO Conference
Next year's conference presentations run across the board of neurodiversity, best coaching practices, spirituality and coaching methodology. Reading about it will inspire YOU to present.

A New PR and Marketing Director from Canada via Australia
Have you heard? ACO has a new marketing director. Ian King welcomes Susan Macintosh in her new roll

New Marketing Director has Big Vision for NeuroDiversity
Marketing Director Susan Macintosh presents a moving account of her global vision of life among neurodiverse peoples. Comment here.

Virtual ADHD Conference in October
The ACO is an official association partner of this event. Register from our links and the ACO gets a little benefit. This event is for everyone affected by ADHD, including adults, parents, spouses, and professionals who serve the ADHD population. Connect to information about the three-day virtual event here.

ADHD Awareness Acitivies
Wow! ADHD Awareness Week was On the Radar
What did you do? Read about what some ADHD-affiliated organizations offered to support their coaching membership.

The Danes Were ADHD Aware
The ADHD Awareness Week Went International in Denmark, too. Charlotte Hjorth has been busy.

September - A Busy Month for ADHD Coaches
ACO coaches were busy for ADHD Awareness Week - Read about your fellow coaches and make plans for next year's week.

Members stuff

Think you might be missing something? Oh, you are! Join the ACO now. Take advantage of these great opportunities to learn from the best teachersâ€"a benefit to yourself and your clients. Join the ACO.

Expert Speakers Series:  ACO member benefit
Spend an hour with an expert
Monthly teleconferences with experts speaking on topics ranging from organization through human technology interface. Sound interesting?
You'll need to log in to get the call-in info for all ESS teleclasses.

October 19: Chuck Blocher focuses on resilience as a process, how it relates to coaching individuals with leaning disabilities and attentional deficit disorder, and how this impacts our coaching. Get the details here

November 16: Judi Jerome will show you how to use simple mindfulness techniques to help yourself strengthen your attention and empower your choices. Get the details here

New ESS recording available: Empowering Youth with ADHD with Jodi Sleeper Triplett
Executive functioning skills are the building blocks for success in the future.

Member Benefits
There are a number of exciting programs coming up for your education and your pleasure. Watch your email box, Facebook, or Twitter for announcements and reminders of upcoming programs.

  • 2nd Tuesday of the month: Coach Chat and the recordings of those calls.
  • 4th Tuesday of the month: Spend an hour with an expertExpert Speaker Series (ESS) and those recordings.
  • ACCE (ADHD Coaches Continuing Education) programs will occur as announced.

Sign Up for IAAC Credentialing Teleconferences
Announcing the next series of FREE credentialing teleconferences for all coaches who are in the process of ADHD coach training or who are current ADHD Coaches and are interested in attaining an IAAC ADHD coach credential.

NSGCD Changes Name to Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD)
National Study Group for the Chronically Disorganized is changing their name to something easier.

ACO Website Adds Video
The ACO website is under redesign to take place over the next year. Here we present a video created by Robb Garrett,ACO VP, welcoming new members and visitors to the website. What do you think about taking this direction?

Coach Chat

Open to all ADHD coaches: Second Tuesdays
Next call is Tuesday, September 15, 2:00 EST
Dial in: (919) 424-5871
PIN: 959 113#

New Members in September
Membership has been busy with September's new members. Meet them on line and then greet them by email. Connect!

Board report
The Board Report is a regular feature of Circle. The ACO Board makes decisions every week during board meetings - read about everything from pre-registrations for the 2011 conference to volunteers on the Leadership Team. 

Have You Read a Good Blog Lately?
Do you have a blog that's not listed on the ACO site, please use the contact form and share the address.

Are you a coach 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.

Advertise in Circle
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