ADHD, Executive Function & Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom: Managing the Impact on Learning, Motivation and Stress

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M. ADHD-CCSP

ADHD, Executive Function & Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom

Take advantage of the latest brain research and evidence-based best practices to get kids motivated, focused, organized, and performing closer to their real potential.

ADHD and executive function expert Cindy Goldrich and Special Education teacher Carly Goldrich combined efforts to create this powerful resource to help teachers and professionals understand and connect with students. These practical tools and worksheets are designed to help students become resourceful, accountable, optimistic, and perseverant.

Included for easy reproduction are resources and worksheets to address issues related to:

  • Practical, non-distracting movement
  • Improving task initiation, planning, and time-management
  • Strengthen emotional regulation, cognitive flexibility, and frustration tolerance
  • Teach effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Manage stress and anxiety in school and at home
  • Create a Growth Mindset temperament and improve perseverance
  • Use goal-setting techniques to improve performance and confidence

This book gets to the heart of how to best support teachers in helping even their most challenging students. Combining their knowledge and experience as an ADHD expert and a special education teacher, Cindy and Carly Goldrich provide real, practical, and powerful insights and tools. This book is invaluable for all classroom teachers. (Edward Hallowell, MD, author of Driven to Distraction)

About The Author

Cindy Goldrich
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Cindy Goldrich, the founder of PTS Coaching, LLC, is a leading authority on parenting and teaching children with ADHD, Executive Function, and Learning Disabilities. She coaches parents, provides professional development for school districts and trains professionals to become ADHD/EF/LD Parent Coaches.

PTS Coaching provides support, tools, and strategies for parents, educators, therapists, and related professionals to reduce the social, emotional, and educational impact of ADHD/EF/LD challenges on children and family systems worldwide.

Author of 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD, a concise, easy-to-read "crash course" for parents of children with ADHD based on her CalmConnected coaching model. Co-Author of ADHD, Executive Function & Behavioral Challenges in the Classroom, an invaluable resource for all classroom teachers full of real, practical, and powerful insights, tools, and activities.

Cindy has established a reputation as a gifted and compassionate Coach and Trainer. She approaches ADHD as a neurobiological difference with challenges, rather than a deficit or disorder. PTS Coaching provides tools and support to address issues such as enabling vs. supporting behaviors, creating motivation, reducing defiance and non-compliance, improving time management, organization, and emotional regulation.

Her highly acclaimed CALM and CONNECTED© parenting workshop series is offered in English, Spanish, and Chinese. It provides a comprehensive, sequential approach to reducing the conflict and chaos often present in families. With compassion and targeted insights, parents learn to help their children build resilience, flexibility, grit, and perseverance to help them reach their full potential.

PARENT COACHING is available privately, via live-interactive webinars, and on-demand eCourses.

PROFESSIONAL COACH TRAINING is available via live-interactive sessions thought the ADHD Parent Coach Academy.

SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT is available for half-day and full-day sessions as well as on a consultant basis.

Cindy provides keynotes, workshops, and seminars for parent and professional organizations. She received her Master's in Education in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College, and her ADHD coach certification from the Institute for the Advancement of AD/HD Coaching. She has trained personally with Dr. Edward Hallowell and Dr. Ross Greene.

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