2018 ACTO Conference Registration

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From Our Roots to Beyond: Honoring our roots, expanding our future

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2018 International Conference on ADHD

Community Events

ACO, ADDA and CHADD have joined forces to create the 2018 International Conference on ADHD.

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Pay Attention!  ADHD experts share their story and offer assistance to others

Coaches in Action

Here’s a great article about two of our coaches and how they dealt with ADHD, and what they’re doing in the community.

by Katie Fuster / originally published in the May edition of Warrenton Lifestyle Magazine

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Your uniqueness is also your creativity…

ADHD Quotes

Your uniqueness is also your creativity. 

It helps you think outside the box and aligns with your strengths/values.

It helps you with problem solving. 

ADHD: Character Strengths and Who You Are

ADHD Education | David Giwerc

What should you do if you have ADHD? The answer is often revealed by understanding who you are. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews master certified coach David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC, and Founder and President of ADD Coach Academy.

Jeff identifies what he attends to when he's coaching people to help them understand who they are and what they are all about.

David talks about how he uses character strengths to help individuals do the same.

Then they compare their different approaches to understand the contrast between the way Jeff and David think based on “who” they are and use that to explain what careers have worked for them in the past and how they're very different. If you are curious about “who” you are, you'll want to listen.

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Reach Your Potential with Adult ADHD

ADHD Education

Here is an article where Caroline Maguire, PCC, ACCG, and Director of ADDCA's ADHD Coaching for Families program, provides a solid list of strategies to improve the management of your brain and activate your executive functions. She also mentions medications and what I like to call "the Pill does not give you the skills." However it can put you on a level playing field so that you can use the strategies Caroline has identified.

–David Giwerc

By Stephanie Booth

Originally posted on WebMD

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What to Do When Other Adults Suggest Your Child Has ADHD

ADHD Education

This is an important article to read so you can be ready for the ignorance that usually accompanies negative words about undiagnosed ADHD behavior. They simply don't understand and need to be educated by well-trained ADHD coaches. Caroline Maguire, PCC, ACCG, and Director of ADDCA's ADHD Coaching for Families program, has some wonderful suggestions for specific language you can use to diffuse the condescending negative remarks made by those who think they know ADHD.    

-David Giwerc

How to respond to others who express genuine concern, sarcastic comments or judgmental words.

Originally published in U.S. News and World Report

By Jennifer Lea Reynolds, Contributor | Sept. 13, 2017

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Put Strategies into Action

ADHD Education

Originally published in Attention Magazine

by Caroline Maguire, PCC, MEd

Leader of Fundamentals of ADHD Coaching for Families program

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Review of ADHD Entrepreneurial Research

ADHD Education | David Giwerc | Research

By David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC ADD Coach Academy

Originally posted on The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders

This is the first in a series of two blog posts discussing and reviewing 

Entrepreneurship and psychological disorders: How ADHD can be productively harnessed

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Physician’s Challenges in Treating ADHD

ADHD Education

In this edition of Attention Talk Radio, host Jeff Copper talks with Dr. Joel Young (www.rcbm.net) about the realities and challenges of working with the ADHD crowd, in both diagnosing ADHD and prescribing medication. If you want to know what it is like to deal with the other side, listen in as this is a very insightful show.


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