Accreditation Bodies for Life and ADHD Coaching
PAAC (Professional Association for ADHD Coaches)
PAAC offers the only globally recognized, independent credentialing program for ADHD
ICF (International Coach Federation)
ICF offers the only globally recognized, independent credentialing program for coach
Advocacy Organizations for Public
ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association)
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association is a national non-profit, tax-exempt [Section 501(c)(3)]
organization that provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults
with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder lead better lives.
CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD Association)
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national
non-profit, tax-exempt [Section 501(c) (3)] organization providing education, advocacy
and support for individuals with ADHD.
Media/Publications for ADHD
ADDitude magazine and website focuses on improving the lives of people with AD/HD.
RCBM (Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine)
RCBM offers diagnostic and therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults and
seniors coping with anxiety, depression, ADHD, learning disabilities, work related issues,
stress and family and marital issues among other conditions. For more information on
Clinical Research, click here
Professional/ Advocacy Organizations for Coaches
The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD)
APSARD is an organization consisting of a broad spectrum of allied mental health experts
working to improve the quality of care for those with ADHD through the advancement and
dissemination of research, and evidence-based practices.
ACO (ADHD Coaches Organization)
The ACO IS the worldwide, professional membership organization for ADHD coaches. It
serves as a resource for ADHD coaches and for the public. The
ADHD Coaches Organization is a 501(c)6 non-profit association created to advance the
profession of ADHD coaching worldwide.