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Vol. 7, Issue 9-November 2012

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News from the ACO

ADHD Awareness Week and the ACO
President's Letter
October 14-20, 2012 was ADHD Awareness Week, a hugely important time of the year for the ADHD Community and for ADHD coaches in particular.
Read more here.

Letís go to Atlanta!! April 12-14, 2013
The conference team is working hard at selecting the best speakers so you will have a great conference experience in 2013. The tracks this year are Business (including coaching practices), Master Coaching, Research, Partnering & Collaborating, Technology, and Self-care. There will be something for everyone from top speakers in their field. And we will have 2 pre-conference sessions on April 11. Read more here.

Check Out Who's Checked In New members from across the globe!
The ACO welcomes twelve new members this month. 
Read more here.

All Things New at ACO Ė October 2012
* The ACO Board has been hard at work looking at systems that will help to support our administrative and business activities while being cost-effective and the most efficient use of time.  With the help of our virtual assistant, we are finding many highly effective choices that involve little if any expense.
Read more here.

Kate KellyKate's Memorial
Many members of the ACO coaching community, including Joyce Kubik and Glen Hogard went to the memorial for Kate Kelly in Cincinnati.
Find out more about it here



A portrait is more than just a picture
It might just be me, but I'm getting really tired of looking at websites with pictures of people that I just know are models. They scream "FAKE" to me. Similarly, I'm tired of coaches' pictures that look like they lined up at a photography studio in the mall and got standard head shots. Read on.

From your ACO ADHD Awareness Team
ADHD Awareness Week Our work has paid off!  The ACO ADHD Awareness Team spent many months putting together a PowerPoint presentation that was then made available to all ACO coaches to use during International ADHD Awareness Week.   Read more here.

I'm the class clown
Yep, 59 years old, in a master's program in counseling and I have my fellow students roaring when I ask questions or reply to the professor. And I'm telling you, it hurts. OUCH. Read more here.


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Newest recording:
ADHD Awareness Week Event Planning Help
Two-Part recorded workshop with Rudy Rodriguez

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Other Member Benefits

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

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The general and usual information:

Things to Watch For

Next ACO Conference
April 12-14, 2013
Atlanta, GA
Joyce Kubik, Chair

Registration is NOW OPEN! Reserve your spot

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