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Vol. 7, Issue 8-October 2012

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News from the ACO

Turning of the Seasons
President's Letter
New board members and shifting staff.
Read more here.

2013 ACO conference

ACO Connections: Coaching the Heart and Mind

For latest details on the Conference click HERE.

New Members
Our membership is on the rise again! Please say hello to our newest members!.
Read more here.

Kate KellyA Tribute
Kate Kelly, one of the greats of ADHD coaching, died on the evening of September 13th, 2012. If you donít think youíve heard of her, think again.
See the ACO's tribute to her.



Put a signature file at the end of every email
Ever try to call someone who you just got an email from but you canít find their number? Read on to learn how to NOT be one of THOSE.

Professional Association of ADHD Coaches (PAAC)
In September the Professional Association of ADHD Coaches (PAAC) announced the debut of its ADHD Coach Certification process. This independent certification process is the second one for our profession, joining the the Institute for the Advancement of AD/HD Coaching (IAAC) certification process as independent certifications available to all qualified members of our profession.
Read more about the PAAC certification here and the IAAC certification here

ADHD Awareness Week
ADHD Awareness Week We've added to the ADHD Awareness Day Planning help for ACO member coaches. Now not only are there two recorded 1-hour calls on making preparations for your own successful Awareness Day presentations, but there is also a downloadable PowerPoint presentation that will help you give talks to celebrate. Read more here.

CADDAC's 4th Annual ADHD Conference: Oct 11-14, 2012
Our colleagues in Canada are holding their 4th annual ADHD Conference, and there is still time to register! Please join us for this great opportunity to see world-renowned speakers and advise all of your patients about this great event.
Come see Special Guest Speaker Dr. Kathleen Nadeau present on all four days!
Other fantastic speakers include; Melissa Orlov, Terry Matlen, Dr. Rosemary Tannock, Dr. Peter Chaban, Dr. David Teplin and Dr. Lance Levy.

CADDAC is offering four special (but not limited to) days;
Thurs Oct 11 (evening): Parent-friendly ADHD Coaching
Fri Oct 12: What Educators Need to know About ADHD
Sat Oct 13: Girls & Women with ADHD
Sun Oct 14: Adult ADHD

Discounts are available for full conference attendance and 10% off for CADDAC Members

Visit: CADDAC's Page to register now!


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

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Journal of Attention Disorders: Membership Benefit
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