Do you know what you have to do but have trouble doing it?
Do people tell you to try harder when you know you're trying as hard as you can?
Do you have a child who is often frustrated and losing confidence in his or her abilities?
Many notable people with ADHD feel that having ADHD has actually contributed to their success, but success requires life skills that take time, patience, and commitment to develop. Coaching can help.
I invite you to use the tabs above to navigate through my website and learn about the services of VEC Coaching. Feel free to contact me if you need more information to determine if ADHD coaching meets your needs. My initial consultation is free of charge.
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Three tips for living with ADHD
Valerie English Cooper
VEC Coaching, LLC
In May, KPLU, the NPR station for Seattle and the Northwest, reported on ADHD/executive function coaching and the Edge Foundation study results (see below and Resources).
Valerie participated in the Cape Cod Institute's workshop on executive function, "Assessment and Intervention of Child and Adolescent Executive Function Difficulties", July 29-August 3, with George McCloskey, Ph.D., Professor and Director of School Psychology Research at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
VEC Coaching has developed a 6-week parent coaching workshop, "Parenting Your Child with ADHD: Building Executive Function through Scaffolding".
The College Transition Workshops were a great success. Many thanks to all participants; you were awesome! Check here for announcements of future workshops to be held for the Class of 2015.
VEC Coaching will sponsor an ADHD film screening of ADHD & Loving It!? followed by a Q & A with
regional experts. Check back for details.
The first National ADHD Youth Leadership Summit was held in Philadelphia. Valerie led a workshop on goal-setting. See the video below for an overview of the Summit: