A Guide to Supporting Your Child With ADHD

ADHD, Neurodiversity and ADHD Expert Coach
Understanding ADHD is essential to providing the right support for your child. And finding the right ADHD coaching for parents can be the ultimate tool for success. What's going on in your little one's brain? If you're a parent, you've likely been through the wringer with your child. They might have trouble focusing and paying attention, whether it's at school or at home. They might show signs of hyperactivity, or be unable to sit still for long periods of time. But what does this mean? Could it be something more than just the typical trouble that kids have? Maybe—maybe not! The intention is not to scare you; it’s to make sure you are prepared.  That's why the focus of this handy guide is to help you figure out if your…
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Neurodiversity: A Workplace Asset (How Expert Diversity & Inclusion Consultants Can Help)

ADHD, Neurodiversity and ADHD Expert Coach
Defining Neurodiversity Neurodiversity refers to a difference in neurocognitive functioning. It is an all-encompassing term that refers to autism, ADHD, dyslexia, Tourette’s syndrome, anxiety, OCD, depression, intellectual disability, and schizophrenia. Thankfully, the world is becoming more and more open to people who aren’t neurotypical. Instead, we should look at neurodivergent people as differently skilled, differently abled. With more companies figuring out ways to hire and accommodate neurodiversity within their organization, they often look to expert diversity and inclusion consultants who can make employees transitions to the workplace easier and ensure that certain accommodations can be in place to ensure the best environment possible. With some of the above disorders, people often struggle with social skills, but they tend to be far above average in everything else: problem-solving, analyzing, information processing,…
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Adult ADHD and Relationships: How Expert ADHD Coaching Can Help

ADHD, Neurodiversity and ADHD Expert Coach
ADHD can be particularly devastating even to the best relationships. Perhaps your partner is not impressed by whatever you do anymore, or you feel they nag too much. As a result, you might begin to feel some emptiness, desperate to make your partner back off. If you experience these symptoms, the chances are that you have ADHD. And the worrisome thing is that partners or potential partners of people with ADHD often get frustrated and feel unappreciated. In the end, this only results in a damaging vicious cycle. Hence, people suffering from this reality must seek ADHD marriage counseling. Thankfully, ADHD patients can now successfully manage and control their behavior with the help of expert ADHD coaching (Barkley, 2015; Pfiffner & DuPaul, 2015). According to research, the first person to…
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The Benefits of Seeking an Expert ADHD Counselor

ADHD, Neurodiversity and ADHD Expert Coach
Adult ADHD and Work Challenges While those living with ADHD are still quite capable of achieving successful careers and thriving personal lives, others have difficulty managing the many challenges faced as a result of ADHD symptomatology. That’s why it’s important to consider seeking professional guidance from an ADHD counselor or ADHD coach online. Withstanding the challenges that those with ADHD faced in the workplace in the pre-pandemic world, for example, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a whole new set of challenges. Not only has it impacted those who’ve already been diagnosed with ADHD, but it’s shown a drastic increase in new ADHD diagnoses for adults 18 years of age and older. Similarly, those struggling with ADHD aren’t the only ones impacted by the pandemic. In fact, the employers and…
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Free App, ADHDOutLoud, Launched

Executive Leadership Coaching Blog, Press Release
ADHD expert counselor, diversity and inclusion consultant, and tech entrepreneur, Dr. Alice Vo Edwards, launches ADHDOutLoud, a new, free mobile app to provide free online support for ADHD Dr. Alice Vo Edwards, founder of The CEO Within LLC, has just launched a free mobile app, ADHDOutLoud, now available for pre-order in the Apple app store, and releasing on April 1, 2022. The goal is to bring awareness to the plight of ADHD patients while providing free peer support and increasing social support as well as access to resources for those struggling with ADHD. As an ADHD consultant and ADHD therapist who works with organizations and individuals on performance and life strategies, Dr. Alice is particularly passionate about supporting those with neurodiverse conditions such as ADHD. "I did my dissertation on the…
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Pilot of Short-Format Intro to IEEE 7010-2020 Ethics Standard Live Training

Pilot of Short-Format Intro to IEEE 7010-2020 Ethics Standard Live Training

Executive Leadership Coaching Blog
On Wednesday Zvikomborero Murahwi, Daniel Schiff, and I piloted the presentation we will be offering at the AAAS conference next month with a small focus group of friends and colleagues. Many thanks to our participants for their attendance and advice It was very helpful for us to get feedback, both from those who had not used or heard of the IEEE 7010-2020 standard before, and from other working group members who collaborated with us previously on the standard development. The biggest challenge moving forward and integrating everyone's feedback is in the short format. We had proposed a 90 minute workshop to AAAS, but were only accepted for a 45 minute workshop. We will do our best to implement as much of the feedback as possible into the 45 minute presentation…
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Towards Improving Teacher Wellbeing in the US: What We Can Learn From The COVID-19 Pandemic

Executive Leadership Coaching Blog
As a UOP alumni, Alice is conducting a research project through the UOP Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research (CEITR) as part of the CEITR community effort, “Responding to COVID-19 Crisis” but this is not limited to UOP teachers. The project is called "What We Can Learn From The COVID-19 Pandemic: How Educational Leadership Can Best Support Teachers In Responding To Emergencies To Reduce Negative Impacts on Teacher Wellbeing." We hope that responses will help us better understand challenges faced by teachers in performing their jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The findings will assist organizational leaders within educational institutions in better understanding the struggles teachers are currently dealing with, and how they can best support teacher wellbeing and help teachers during this time. Eligibility Criteria: We…
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COVID-19 Resources for Business Support

Executive Leadership Coaching Blog
The following is a list of resources available for businesses and individuals that are being offered as a response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are updating this list as we learn about more resources.  COVID-19 Resources for Business Support   NameFor-Profit BusinessesNon-Profit BusinessesCOVID-19 Response Businesses OnlyIndividuals (Direct)Asana: COVID-19 Asana License SupportNoYesYesNoBox: Free Box Business PlusYes, if existing customerYesYesNoComcast NBCUniversalNoNoNoYesGoogleYesYesYesYesMedalliaNoYesNoNoNew RelicYesYesYesNoOktaYesYesYesNoOracle NetSuiteNoYesNoNoPagerDutyYesYesYesNoRingCentralYes, if existing customerYesYesNoSalesforce.orgYes, if qualified              Yes, if qualifiedYesNoSlackYes, if qualifiedYes, if qualifiedYesNoTrelloYesYesYes Yes, must be an educatorTwilio.orgYes, if qualifiedYes, if qualifiedYesNo Asana: COVID-19 Asana License Support Asana would love to support nonprofits working in medical research and disaster response related to COVID-19. If your nonprofit is on the front lines of research & testing of COVID-19, they'd like to offer a free one year subscription to Asana Business for nonprofit organizations that…
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How Poor Hiring and Employee Management Can Cost Your Business

Executive Leadership Coaching Blog
There is more to recruiting, hiring, and managing staff than the basic nuts and bolts, and costs related to making mistakes in hiring are many. Check out this great infographic from Fast Company on the non-cash direct and indirect costs related to hiring the wrong employee: Mistakes made in hiring and managing employees and contractors can lead to business shut down or at minimum, expensive legal fees to defend, win, or mitigate the costs related to a lawsuit. This for great infographic goes to Henry Kotula. These costs are primarily due to either mistakes in hiring or managing employees that arise simply because HR responsibilities are being carried out by someone without the appropriate understanding of HR and the related legalese expertise. For example, did you know that independent contractors…
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