ADHD and LD Resources from ADDitude Magazine
We're here to help you live well with attention deficit and learning disabilities. Below are some of our best resources on how to obtain an accurate diagnosis, how to choose the right treatment, how to find a coach or another ADHD professional, how to select a school or camp, and much more. Visit ADDitudeMag.com for much more.
Important considerations every adult with ADD should make when interviewing prospective coaches.
By Susan Lasky and Harold Meyer
Coaching is an investment of time and money. Spend them wisely. Here are some basic questions to ask a prospective coach:
How long have you been an ADHD coach? Do you coach full-time or part-time?
Approximately how many people have you coached—and over what period of time? How many of your clients have had ADHD?
What kind of training do you have, and how extensive is it?
What are your areas of expertise (working with entrepreneurs, artists, parents, couples, men, or women; setting goals for relationships, career development, or ...
Shopping for a Coach
By Laura Flynn McCarthy
What’s in an ADHD Coaching Degree?
Anyone can hang out a shingle and call himself an ADHD coach. While training in ADHD coaching doesn’t guarantee life-changing results for the client, it is one clue that the coach is qualified to work with clients who have the condition. Consumers need to understand what constitutes training, says coach Nancy Ratey.
“A coach receives a certificate that says they’ve completed training from an accredited institution,” she explains. “The certificate doesn’t tell you how long they’ve been coaching or how competent they are.” With thos ...
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