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Books for Children, Tweens, Teens, and Young Adults

A Bird’s-Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD, 2nd edition - Chris A. Zeigler and Alex Zeigler

 

Attention, Girls! A Guide to Learn All About Your ADHD - Patricia Quinn

 

A Walk in the Rain with a Brain - Edward M. Hallowell.

 

How Rude! The Teenagers’ Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out - Alex J. Packer

 

Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids about ADHD - Kathleen Nadeau and Ellen Dixon

 

Making the Grade: An Adolescent’s Struggle with ADD - Roberta N. Parker

 

Making the Grade with ADD - Stephanie Moulton Sarkis

 

My Brother’s A World Class Pain: A Sibling’s Guide to ADHD - Michael Gordon

 

Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves - Trevor Romain and Elizabeth Verdick

 

Survival Guide for College Students with ADD or LD, 2nd edition - Kathleen G. Nadeau

 

The ADHD Workbook for Teens - Lara Honos-Webb

 

The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD - John F. Taylor

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Giving up on me

My friends are giving up on me!

You vow to remember appointments, to be on time, but old patterns keep you from being a good friend.
 
Poor impulse control wrecks relationships because when you are consistently late and forgetful, people think you’re selfish and inconsiderate. And they take offense when you blurt out uncensored but honest thoughts that would have been better kept to yourself. Adults and teens with ADHD and ADD need more self-awareness about how their behavior is perceived by others. Coaches explore concepts of social thinking to encourage the growth of healthy relationships.

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Move from Struggle to Strategy with Coaching

Coaching helps you reach your potential—academically, professionally, socially. A coaching relationship is based on your goals and the coach’s training to keep conversations focused on achievement rather than obstacles.

 
Coaching works for adults and teens who have ADHD because it
 
  • focuses on daily and long-range challenges

  • expands practical skills

  • increases motivation

  • deepens self-knowledge

  • builds self-confidence

  • improves organization and time management

Through coaching, you learn how ADHD affects your brain and some behaviors. Even if you take ADHD medication, you will realize that the pills don’t teach the skills you need to reach your goals. I will help you fill that gap.

Coaching also creates accountability and responsibility in a non-judgmental relationship. I encourage you to explore different perspectives and solutions, discuss new skills, and help you analyze what works and what doesn’t. You build new neural pathways in your brain that support positive thoughts and habits. You move from concentrating on what’s wrong to celebrating what’s strong.
 
Coaches are not therapists, who deal with unresolved emotional or interpersonal issues. We are not tutors, who are subject matter experts. Adults and teens may sometimes need a mental health practitioner to work out problem-centered issues.
 
Coaching is a grand adventure that leads to positive change in your life.
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ADHD Coaching for Adults

Adults who have ADHD usually know a lot about the negative consequences of the condition. Many underestimate their strengths while others perform brilliantly at work but are frustrated when they stumble over daily activities.
 
Life coaches help clients challenge their perceptions, beliefs, and assumptions. Coaching conversations require courage and the resilience to create new mindsets. Coaches ask lots of questions to shake up the status quo:
 
  • What’s the first step you’re willing to take?

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  • What resources do you have to support your efforts?

  • Where can you find more information for a bigger picture?

  • What’s possible now?

Coaches encourage experimentation so clients can identify the skills that they need to learn or the strategies that work best for them.
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Books for Children, Tweens, Teens, and Young Adults

A Bird’s-Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD, 2nd edition - Chris A. Zeigler and Alex Zeigler


Attention, Girls! A Guide to Learn All About Your ADHD - Patricia Quinn


A Walk in the Rain with a Brain - Edward M. Hallowell.


How Rude! The Teenagers’ Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out - Alex J. Packer


Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids about ADHD - Kathleen Nadeau and Ellen Dixon


Making the Grade: An Adolescent’s Struggle with ADD - Roberta N. Parker


Making the Grade with ADD - Stephanie Moulton Sarkis


My Brother’s A World Class Pain: A Sibling’s Guide to ADHD - Michael Gordon


Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves - Trevor Romain and Elizabeth Verdick


Survival Guide for College Students with ADD or LD, 2nd edition - Kathleen G. Nadeau


The ADHD Workbook for Teens - Lara Honos-Webb


The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD - John F. Taylor

 

The future depends on what we do in the present.

--Mahatma Gandhi