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News from the ACO

Your Role in 2011 Awareness Week:
President's Message

October 16 – 22 is ADHD Awareness Week: are you prepared?
Read more here.

Is All Failure Equal?
Editor's Message

Journalist Malcolm Gladwell posed that very question about failure comparing the relationship between the experience of choking and panic. And sometimes it's Mother Nature.
Read more here.

Conference 2012 DATE CHANGE
5th Annual International ADHD Coaches Conference
Atlanta, Georgia
March 23—March 25, 2012
Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia
Read more here.

TWO ACCE Classes Start Now!
6 ICF CCEUs Each

Helping ADHD Clients Respond to Marriage Pressures
Register here now!

with Melissa Orlov, marriage consultant
Introduces coaches to the key ways that ADHD can impact a marriage.
4 week course starts Friday, September 16: 12-1:15 pm eastern
Cost: $325 for ACO Members and $350 for non-members.

Setting the Stage for Client Success:
A Practical Model of Executive Function

Register here now!

with Karen Boutelle, PCC
Targeted at ADHD coaches, this workshop focuses on expanding each participant's knowledge of executive functioning.
5 weeks starts Monday, September 19: 7:00-8:15pm eastern
Cost: $399 for ACO Members and $475 for non-members

Invitation to Make a Difference in the ACO
Susan Macintosh steps down from the formal position of Chair of Marketing & PR. ACO is looking for a new chair. The ACO is on an upward trajectory of energy and growth, a great time to join the leadership of the organization.
Read more here.


Are you afraid of your website?
Does it speak to the clients you want to attract? Is the process of building or updating your site overwhelming? Let me help! I'll coach you thru the process and get you what you need. Plain English to nonGeeks since 1999.

Kerch McConlogue, CPCC, PCC
ACO Webmaster. www.snibbles.com

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 teachers: a benefit to yourself and your clients. Join the ACO.

Members Invited to Attend ACO Connect
Membership team invites you to a call to share ACO information, resources and their personal experiences with our new members. Read more here.

Expert Speakers Series:
ACO member benefit
This regular monthly teleclass has been moved
to the 2nd Tuesday of the month

Spend an hour with an expert Expert Speaker Series (ESS) and those recordings.
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 and topics for all ESS teleclasses.

Upcoming Expert Speakers

Building your Business MBA*
(Massive Bank Account)
with Kricket Harrison

September 13: 8 pm eastern
Real business strategies to build your bottom line

The Write Way to build your Business with Rori Boyce
October 11: 8 pm eastern
From Blogging to Buzzle, Using Words to Build Your Business

Recording Available:
Family coaching from method to practice

Other Member Benefits

Journal of Attention Disorders: Membership Benefit
Read here how to access articles on ADHD in the Journal of Attention Disorders 

ADDitude Magazine Reaches Out to ACO Members
A year's worth of classified ads in ADDItude magazine plus a listing in their online ADHD/LD Resource Directory for an amazing 30% off the list price.
Read more here.

ADHD Professionals Networking Party
Collaborate with your network. Create a fun and valuable networking/connecting event to support ADHD Awareness Week.
Read more here.

Hey, I need help too! Coaching the Non-ADHD Spouse
ICG ADHD SIG: Recording Available

Listen to the recording of a sincere, direct, and heart warming sharing of the experiences of a non-ADHD spouse in a "mixed" marriage that has lasted over 30 years!
Read more here.

ICF September ADHD SIG with David Giwerc

How to Prosper By Getting nto Your Heart and Out of Your Head
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
3 pm Eastern
Bridge: 1-212-457-9879 pin 176818#
ICF CCEU for attendees
Read more here.

Connect Online with ADHD Worldwide
Get the ADHD Tools, Resources and Connections that You and Your Loved Ones Need to Succeed in Life at the Virtual ADHD Conference®!
Read more here.

One Month to ADHD Awareness Week
Ideas for how to promote ADHD Awareness Week 2011 in your practice or town. Read more here.

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.

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Each month we will have not more than 3 ads. And reservations can be made 3 months at a time. Circle is emailed monthly (at the end of the month) to about 600 ADHD Coaches and other interested professionals.
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Use the form here to get it listed on our training calendar here.

The general and usual information:

Things to Watch For

ACO Conference Dates Changed March 23-25, 2012
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