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You are a young adult with ADHD or other neurodiverse challenges struggling to manage your ADHD and make a meaningful transition into the next phase of life. You want to work with a coach to develop a personalized plan to manage your ADHD, executive function skills, and goal-directed attention to the transition into a meaningful college or career.

Managing ADHD, a medical condition characterized by chronic symptoms, requires a comprehensive and personalized approach. An ADHD coach could be the perfect solution for you if you find yourself answering ‘yes’ to the following questions:

1. Are the challenges of ADHD dominating your daily life, causing difficulties in school, work, and relationships?
2. Are your goals unmet due to the persistent challenges posed by ADHD?
3. Do you have a strong desire, motivation, and determination to introduce order and predictability into your daily life, replacing the chaos that ADHD often brings?

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Struggling with ADHD?

You’re not alone — millions of people take medication to assist in managing symptoms such as focus and impulsivity. But if you still find yourself struggling with organization, time management or self-esteem—a specialized ADHD coach could be the answer you’ve been searching for!

An ADHD coach provides guidance and support to individuals living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). To best serve their clients, ADHD coaches develop tailored plans that take into account the individual’s goals, priorities and lifestyle. With compassionate understanding, ADHD coaches empower their clients to recognize and seize the unique opportunities available to them. They also provide guidance on a range of topics such as organization and focus techniques, time management skills, communication strategies and conflict resolution skills. In addition, ADHD coaches can help individuals navigate various systems such as educational institutions or work organizations, providing insight on how to ask for reasonable accommodations while still advocating for themselves. An ADHD coach can be an invaluable ally in finding increased success in all aspects of life.

What can an ADHD coach do for someone with ADHD?

A coach specialized in working with people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can provide an invaluable measure of support and understanding. In addition, an ADHD coach can:

  • assist with boosting confidence and self-esteem
  • Executive functioning strategies
  • working memory strategies to manage school, work, and life.
  • develop strategies for managing priorities, and developing tools to manage time and tasks
  • discover strength-based solutions for consistent organizational challenges
  • help explore supports and accommodations for work or school
  • provide guidance on financial, medical, and therapeutic management strategies

Coaches are trained to provide expert advice and to help individuals navigate conversations about ADHD with their employer, family members or doctor. When seeking a coach with expertise in ADHD, it is important to search for someone who has completed specialized training from well-recognized programs in the field.

Thriving with ADHD

Thriving with ADHD requires a holistic, strength-based approach, integrating consistent medical, therapeutic, and behavioral strategies. EEC-certified coaches focus on defining clients’ strengths, goals, and personal priorities, then identify barriers to success and devise a weekly roadmap of processes, strategies, and tools. These professionals often work with motivated and successful students or adults dealing with comorbid conditions like anxiety, depression, NVLD, or autism, who benefit from the dynamic EEC coaching model. The foundation of ADHD Coaching is the cultivation of innate strengths. Harnessing the ADHD superpower of HYPERFOCUS and aligning it with passion, strength, or interest can lead to mastery with consistent effort and attention. Many successful adults with ADHD uphold this approach.

EEC Certified Coaches also assist clients in developing strength-based life skills to minimize emotional dysregulation associated with ADHD. The coaches use motivational interviewing principles to help clients align goals and intentions with daily and weekly priorities, thereby increasing focus, motivation, productivity, and self-confidence. Here are some potential outcomes of the ADHD Life Coaching process:

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  • Feeling less overwhelmed about school and life.
  • Cultivating an ADHD superpower success plan.
  • Consistently implementing ADHD life-hacks, including sleep, exercise, diet, supplements, and medication management.
  • Developing metacognition and problem-solving skills that foster grit and a growth mindset.
  • Learning self-regulation strategies to manage emotions, such as mindfulness, self-talk, and breathing techniques.
  • Enhancing college readiness skills.
  • Improving academic skills, including homework habits and study skills.

Are you a student or young adult living with a twice-exceptional (2e) diagnosis?

Supporting the 2e community requires a coach with a deep understanding of each client’s diverse social, emotional and learning profiles. The EEC coaching team helps twice-exceptional individuals with complex challenges develop self-regulation, executive functioning, and transition skills to independently progress towards short- and long-term goals. Coaches utilize a dynamic 4-part coaching process to help neurodiverse clients thrive in learning and life.

Matt with his Executive Functioning Coach

Is an ADHD Coach right for you?

ADHD, a medical condition characterized by chronic symptoms, necessitates a comprehensive treatment strategy for effective management. To determine whether an ADHD coach is the right fit for you, consider these three key questions:

  1. Is ADHD disrupting your daily routine and creating difficulties in school, work, and personal relationships?
  2. Are there goals you’ve yet to achieve due to the persistent challenges associated with ADHD?
  3. Do you possess the desire, motivation, and determination to replace chaos with order and predictability in your daily life management?

EEC Certified coaches leverage science-backed research to aid their clients in cultivating a comprehensive strategy for thriving despite ADHD. This holistic approach ensures that students and young adults with ADHD adopt scientifically validated behavioral interventions. These interventions aim to reduce procrastination and anxiety while enhancing focus and performance.

Finding the Right ADHD Coach

ADHD coaching is a valuable resource for individuals currently struggling with ADHD symptoms, or an executive function disorder. A skilled ADHD coach can help to identify the particular executive functioning challenges of ADHD that are playing out in a person’s life and offer tools, strategies and techniques to reframe them. Beyond offering ADHD-specific resources, ADHD coaches also specialize in building self-advocacy and confidence; in creating personalized plans for success in day-to-day life; and in providing ongoing accountability. If you are looking for an ADHD coach near you, it is important to find someone who is trained in behavioral health and has experience working with ADHD adults or children specifically. Before engaging an ADHD coach,  do an online search to find background information, previous client reviews or other certifications that may be meaningful to you.

Benefits of working with an EEC Certified ADHD Coach for Students and Young Adults

“Our son was diagnosed with inattentive ADHD and executive functioning challenges freshman year of high school. His grades went from A’s to C’s, with a significant number of missed assignments. His coach was an incredible resource for our son and gave him the practical organizational skills to plan for and manage his life in and outside of school.” – Mom of a son with ADHD. 

“Coach David has a real skill for building rapport, setting clear and attainable goals, and coming up with a customized plan to help his clients reach them. He taught me so much about the ins and outs of executive function, and I really appreciated that his method also took into account looking at things like simple lifestyle and routine changes that have made a huge difference.” – Professional ADHD Coaching with Brian.

“My son reports he is learning prioritization and organization techniques as well as the understanding of how these tools can apply beyond school into everyday life. It has also allowed him to be empowered to build his own relationship and understanding independently from teachers and parents so he is choosing the methods that he believes work for him.” – Parent of a Child with ADHD.

Finding the Right ADHD Coach

ADHD coaching is a valuable resource for individuals currently struggling with ADHD symptoms, or an executive function disorder. A skilled ADHD coach can help to identify the particular executive functioning challenges of ADHD that are playing out in a person’s life and offer tools, strategies and techniques to reframe them. Beyond offering ADHD-specific resources, ADHD coaches also specialize in building self-advocacy and confidence; in creating personalized plans for success in day-to-day life; and in providing ongoing accountability. If you are looking for an ADHD coach near you, it is important to find someone who is trained in behavioral health and has experience working with ADHD adults or children specifically. Before engaging an ADHD coach,  do an online search to find background information, previous client reviews or other certifications that may be meaningful to you.

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"Our son was diagnosed with inattentive ADHD and executive functioning challenges freshman year of high school. His grades went from A's to C's, with a significant number of missed assignments. His coach was an incredible resource for our son and gave him the practical organizational skills to plan for and manage his life in and outside of school."

~ Mom of a son with ADHD.

Wondering what we can do for you?

An EEC ADHD Coaching will get you back on track and empower you with the right mindset, tools, strategies, and executive functioning skills to overcome your academic and life challenges and build a plan of action to help you manage each day as you progress towards your short and long term goals.

Contact us today to begin your journey to self-reliance and healthy Executive Functioning skills! Book an appointment now.

Frequently Asked Questions

ADHD Coaching for Students and Young Adults FAQ

  • What is ADHD coaching?

    An ADHD coach provides individualized guidance and support to those diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD coaches will create tailored plans to help individuals manage their disorder by teaching them life skills, strategies, and executive functioning concepts. They have specific training in the identification of symptoms and understanding effective strategies for coping. An ADHD coach also serves as a mentor, helping the client face challenges with confidence and gain insight into how to take an active role in shaping a more productive lifestyle. By providing support through continuous goal setting, progress tracking and emotional accountability, ADHD coaches can help individuals reach goals that are in line with their individual needs. There are different ADHD coaching models to consider when looking for the right coach for you.

  • How is ADHD coaching different from therapy?

    ADHD coaching is an effective way to help individuals address the challenge of managing their condition and working towards success in areas such as work, home life and personal relationships. Unlike therapy, ADHD coaching is a distinctly forward-looking process and helps people develop executive functioning skills like setting goals, time management, working memory, resilience, and task completion - focusing on the present rather than dwelling on the past. Additionally, ADHD coaches support clients in widening external networks to enable them to reach out for help when needed. As ADHD coaching focuses purely on the individual's condition, it offers a very personal approach that does not compare the client to others - helping them build positive relationships with themselves, enabling them to gain confidence and live a more fulfilling life.le and high school.

  • What does an ADHD coach do?

    An ADHD coach is a professional trained to work with individuals to assess, identify, plan and strategize in order to reach attainable goals. With the support of an ADHD coach, an individual is empowered to access their strengths and cultivate skills that can lead to success in school, work, or personal life. An ADHD coach will assess current situations and provide guidance on productive solutions; they also help foster accountability by providing empowering self-advocacy tools. Coaching sessions can be tailored to fit any need, situation, or lifestyle. They equip individuals with the right skill set and offer them an opportunity for growth through relationship-building and community connectivity.