ADHD Coaching Works
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  • 1. Do you struggle in school?Coaching Helps ADHD StudentsLearn, Succeed and Thrive
  • 2. Do people tell you you’d do fine if you just try harder? Procrastinating? Spacing out? Late? Interrupting? Anxious?
  • 3. ADHD Students are At-Risk Students 35% of ADHD High School Plus ADHD Students Drop Out students are more likely to be suspended (60%), Drop Out held back Graduate (42%) and are less likely to enter (22%) or graduate from (5%) college
  • 4. Medication is only part of the answer Medication may help… • Academic Productivity • Note taking • Quiz Scores • Homework Completion But…
  • 5. Academic success requires life skills Life Skills • Organization • Time Medication Management • Goal Setting • Focusing • Persistence
  • 6. There’s a new ideafor working withyour ADHD…
  • 7. ADHD coaching buildsskills the same way anathletic coach canboost yourperformance
  • 8. 7 life skills are critical to academic success: Scheduling Persistence Goal setting Prioritizing Confidence Focusing Organizing
  • 9. In 2010, EdgeFoundationconcluded a two-year researchstudy that provedcoaching buildsthese crucialacademic skills
  • 10. Now There’s Proof: ADHD coaching works  Students who received Edge coaching showed substantial gains in their overall approach to learning.  Students who received Edge coaching services showed significant improvement in their ability to organize, direct and manage cognitive activities, emotional responses and overt behaviors.
  • 11. Assess their Effectively set goalsenvironments Coaching helps Learn timeGet and stay management organized techniques
  • 12. Coaches… Suggest, encourage and guide Monitor student progress Provide daily check-ins for structure and accountability Provide services over the phone or by Skype
  • 13. Get more information!! Sign up ADHD coaching can help you today or succeed in school! call 1(888) 718-8886If you dont risk anything, you risk even more." Erica Jong
  • 14. ADHD Coaching Study Details  2 year, 3 phase, $1 million study completed August 2010  Conducted by Wayne State University College of Education’s Center for Self-Determination and Transition research team  Largest and longest such study ever conducted on ADHD coaching  First study to provide quantitative data on the effects of ADHD Coaching  Controlled study with randomly selected experimental and control groups, specifically designed data collection instruments and protocols, and use of standard scientific statistical methodologies.  Edge Foundation Coaching Study Executive Summary  Edge Foundation Coaching Study Full Report
  • 15. Key Findings Students who received Edge coaching showed substantial gains in their overall approach to learning. ADHD students demonstrated statistically significant, higher executive functioning than ADHD students who did not receive coaching. The magnitude of the effect size for self regulation was more than double the typical educational intervention, and executive functioning was quadruple. Findings with effect sizes that large are rare.
  • 16. ADHD and College Success: A free guide UC Davis Study: Dropout risks: ADHD, conduct disorder, smoking ADHD and Executive Functioning Executive Function, ADHD and Academic Outcomes Major Life Activity and Health Outcomes Associated with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder A coach to help with ADHD, CNN Headline News, 1/26/2011 and ADHD kids benefit from coaching, CNN, The Chart, 11/12/10Edge Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofitserving the United States and Canada.Questions?