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Vol.9, Issue 10 - October 2014

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It’s ADHD Awareness Month!
President Joyce Kubik writes, “Starting today, ADHD coaches around the world will be spreading the word that ‘ADHD is Real.’ Are you one of them? Every coach has the opportunity to share their knowledge and expertise in their community and beyond, breaking down the barriers and dispelling misinformation on what ADHD is or isn’t.
Read more here.

Ten Years of ADHD Awareness
Sarah D. Wright, author of ADHD Coaching Matters: The Definitive Guide, and ADHD coaching profession historian, writes about the 10th anniversary of ADHD Awareness. Read more here.

How to Get Certified
One of the questions the ACO is most frequently asked is, “How do I get certified as an ADHD Coach?” We thought our readers would appreciate an in-depth answer. Read more here.

Coaches In the News: Coaching Diversity
ADHD Coaching remains largely a white middle and upper class service. Read what ACO member Jodi Sleeper-Triplett is doing to change that. 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.


Let’s grow together! Become an ADD Crusher™ affiliate and…

  • Benefit from exposure to our 50,000-strong audience.
  • Share in the success (and revenue) of this 2013 CHADD Innovative Program.
  • Explore additional collaboration opportunities.

It can be as simple as linking to our site from yours. Email us today at info@ADDCrusher.com

Research Brief: Coaching and College Success
Dorothy Bisbee, ACO Research Committee member, reviews the latest research on coaching college students with ADHD and has some suggestions for incorporating ways of measuring progress into our own coaching practices. Read more here.

ACCE Class Reminder
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.

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!

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.

CHADD Conference
The CHADD Annual International Conference, held this November 13-15 in Chicago, IL, is the major research, practice and public information conference dedicated to ADHD. The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians, coaches, educators, adults, parents, and others. Learn more and register 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.

Think you might be missing something?
Oh, you are! Join the ACO now. Take advantage of everything the ACO offers you and your business, including the resources below. Join the ACO.

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