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 for much more. 

Questions to Ask Before Hiring an ADHD Coach

on 12/05/2013 - 04:37 pm

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 ...

Your Guide to ADHD Coaching: What You Need to Know about ADHD Coaching

on 12/05/2013 - 02:55 pm

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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