By Sarah D. Wright, Editor.

This month, we celebrate authors who found a bully pulpit and educated both professionals and the public regarding ADHD and coaching.

First, Melissa Knight and Shara Goudrea informed us that an article they authored was recently published in the Journal of Attention Disorders Online First. The article is Executive Function Coaching: Assisting with Transitioning from Secondary to Postsecondary Education. (Remember, full access to the Journal of Attention Disorders (JAD) is an ACO member benefit. Login to find out more here.)

MelissaKnightMelissa A. Knight, MA, PCC, BCC has completed extensive training in ADHD and the neuroscience of coaching and has been providing executive functioning coaching to high school and college students since 2006. She is an adjunct professor, coach, speaker and trainer. Currently, she serves as the Program Coach Coordinator at Lynn University along with having a private coaching practice. You can contact her through her website for Creating Awareness Sparking Change at
SharaGoudreauShara B. Goudreau has an MS in applied psychology and counseling. She was an Academic Coach and Adviser and now works as an Adjunct Professor at Lynn University. She is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LHMC) in the state of Florida and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board for Certified Counselors. You can contact her at Lynn University.

Second, Pete Quily got quoted in the Courier Post in an article titled 10 Myths About Attention Disorders. The Courier Post is a New Jersey newspaper owned by Gannet, the largest US newspaper publisher as measured by total daily circulation. If you want to read the article, you don’t have to subscribe, just answer one quick survey question.

petequily_photographPete Quily is an ADHD Coach in Vancouver, BC, Canada who has ADHD and has been coaching Adults with ADHD since 2003. He is a fearless ADHD advocate, leads the Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group and sits on the board of CHADD Vancouver. He can be contacted through his websites: and

By the way, 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. Inspire us to do similar things in our own communities and let us celebrate your success with you!
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