“Ready, Set, Work: Help Students Fight Procrastination and Get to Work” [Video Replay & Podcast #156]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#156), and download the slide presentation for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on August 3, 2016.

Episode Description

The first step is the hardest. This is true for many children with ADHD who perpetually struggle to get started on classwork or homework. They procrastinate, put it off, and sometimes avoid their work altogether — perhaps because they feel overwhelmed, not confident in their skills, or mentally fatigued from a day of executive-function demands. The trick to getting started for many students is feeling ready — emotionally, physically, and mentally — to begin. The problem: This essential preparation feels a lot like work for many kids, who avoid it at all costs.

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Meet the Expert Speaker

Cindy Goldrich is a board-certified ADHD coach. She specializes in providing education, coaching, and support for parents, educators, and mental health professionals to help children with ADHD and executive function deficits succeed at home, in school, and in life. She received her master’s in education in counseling psychology from Columbia University. She is the creator of the Calm and Connected workshop series for parents of children with ADHD and the author of 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD. She provides professional development workshops and presentations nationwide.

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