Category: ADHD Education

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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How to Manage Play Dates and Other Social Outings When Your Child Has ADHD

ADDCA In The News | ADHD Education | Coaches in Action

A message from David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC, Founder and President of ADD Coach Academy:

"I wanted to make you all of aware an excellent article featuring ADDCA's Director of Family Training, Caroline Maguire, ACCG, PCC, M. ED, which appeared on July 14th on the prestigious US News and World Report website.

It is very informative with great strategies for those coaches who are working with families who have ADHD kids. It is also a great resource for parents to help with establishing play dates and with a few of their child's social skill challenges." 



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Stimulant Diversion Rising with Young Adults with ADHD

ADHD Education | Miscellaneous

Stimulant diversion, which can range from giving a friend a single pill to selling one’s prescribed pills to others, is on the rise; and young adults, particularly college students, are the primary source of this increasing and troubling form of prescription medication misuse.

By David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC



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ADHD Distinctions

ADHD Education

ADDentifiers are words that seem similar in meaning but when articulated identify the shifts the ADHDer is missing.

ADDentifiers describe the lower level of functioning and encourage the client to move up to the next level of ADDentification.



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Accreditation Matters: How are Certification, Credentialing, & Accreditation Different?

ADHD Education | Coach Training

To recap our first 3 articles in the series:

Now we will talk about the different types of ICF and PAAC certification.

When looking for a quality ADHD coach or ADHD coach training program, it’s important to remember two things:

  1. Quality coach training programs are accredited (by ICF and PAAC)
  2. Individual coaches apply for certification as a credentialed professional coach (from the accredited program and/or ICF and PAAC).


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Birthday Parties, the Cafeteria, and Other Social Obstacles

ADHD Education

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by Caroline Maguire, PCC, M.Ed.

You need not helicopter to help your child make friends — in fact, too much parental interference can do more harm than good, especially in middle school.

Follow these strategies to boost your tween's confidence and skills in the most challenging settings and scenarios.



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ADHD: How to Protect Yourself from Verbal Abusers

ADHD Education

Those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are often targets of very negative, hurtful comments. When attacked, they experience an amygdala hijack and fall into fight, flight, or freeze, which can trigger hours of rumination.



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Why do Adults with ADHD Choose Strength-based Coaching Over Public/Mental Health Care?

ADHD Education | Coach Training | Research

Overview and Recommendations

by David Giwerc, MCAC, MCC



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