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Vol.9, Issue 8 - August 2014

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Celebrating and Collaborating
President Joyce Kubik writes about the blazing success of coaches and coaching at the recent ADDA conference and offers some tried and true suggestions on how to encourage healthcare professionals in your area to collaborate with and refer to you. Read more here.

New ACO Website is HERE!!!
The ACO has recently gone through the labor-intensive process of pruning, re-organizing, redesigning, and rebuilding the ACO’s website to better serve our members and the public. Check it out! Read more here.

The First Book from the ACO is HERE!!!
ADHD Coaching Matters: The Definitive Guide, the first book from ACO Books, an imprint of the ACO, hit the bookshelves on July 1st. Visit ADHDCoachingMatters.com to order your copy now!

Perspective Taking is an Important Skill
Tamara Rosier, PhD, Research Committee Chair, reviews an article in the JAD on the ability of adults with ADHD to take another’s perspective and she makes some suggestions on how to help clients develop this important skill. Read more here.

Best Reference Books – Part 2
Recently we asked ACO members, “If you could have just 10 reference books in your professional library, what would they be?” Many people responded. Read more here.

Researching ADHD in the Workplace
ADDA’s Workplace Issues Committee (on which several ACO member coaches serve) has prepared a survey to gauge ADHD issues in the work place. They are aiming to have at least 1,000 completed surveys by September 2014 and they need your help! Read more here.

Take the ACO Conference 2014 Home With You!
Own all the great learning from ACO Conference 2014! Whether you were able to attend the conference or not, this is a valuable resource with recordings of all the sessions that will let you view and listen to the presentations exactly as they happened live!! Read more here or go right to fleetwoodonsite.com to place your order. And if you have any questions at all please feel free to contact Katherine Jahnke and she will be happy to help!

ACCE Class Update
Corrections regarding last month’s announcement for the upcoming ACCE class, You Mean THAT’s What it Says?!. The class will be held the first Tuesday of each month for three months on October 7th, November 4th, and December 2nd of 2014. You can sign up for the class here.

ADHD Awareness Month 2014
It’s not too late to start planning for ADHD Awareness Month 2014. Check out the tools the ACO’s ADHD Awareness Team have put together for you to make it easy to put on your own event! Or, if you want to join this fantastic and dedicated team, email the team’s leader, Lisa Boester at awareness@adhdcoaches.org.

Coaches In the News
Lisa Joy Tuttle, MA, is working with Anthony Rostain, MD, Russell Ramsay, PhD, and others at the Perelman School of Medicine’s ADHD Treatment and Research Program. She leads a coaching program there to help ADDults strengthen their self-management skills. Read more here.

Welcome New and Returning Members
We acknowledge and welcome our growing community of ADHD coaches and supporters worldwide. Please take a moment to personally reach out and welcome them.


Get your ADHD Coaching business in front of THOUSANDS of people at the 5th Annual Online ADHD Awareness Expo! Use the coupon code aco2014 and save 20% on any sponsorship or exhibit package. Space is very limited and our packages will sell out. Learn more now at: www.adhdexpo.com.

The ACO Bookstore
Visit our bookstore and find some of the best books in the business!

Looking for Writers
Publishing in Circle is a great way to get your name and contact information out and it increases your expert presence. We are looking for more writers of guest columns, of research reviews, of coaches in the news, etc. If you like to edit or write and think this might be a great way to both get and give in your professional sphere, contact editor@adhdcoaches.org.

Institute of Coaching Conference
The seventh annual Coaching in Leadership & Healthcare Conference— offered by the Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, and Harvard Medical School—is coming up September 12-13 in Boston. This energizing and groundbreaking event will feature keynotes by world leaders in health and wellness, coaching, positive psychology, behavioral psychology, and neuroscience. Learn more and register here.

PAAC Competency Call
The Professional Association of ADHD Coaches (PAAC) is hosting monthly seminars on their competencies. Find out more about The Professional Association of ADHD Coaches (PAAC) and view the schedule of events here.

ADHD Community Practice Calls
Join your colleagues in professional discussions every month. The ICF ADHD Community of Practice calls are co-sponsored by ICF and the ACO and are open to all ACO members, whether an ICF member or not. Contact ACO member and ICF ADHD Community Practice Leader, Chana Klein, to get on the mailing list to receive monthly notices regarding dates and topics.

Members Stuff

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.

Journal of Attention Disorders and the ADHD Report
Access to the JAD and the ADHD Report are two of your many membership benefits! Click here to find out more.

New member info
Quick info on what new members need to know. Click here to find out more.

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