stuff I love
Understood - for learning and attention issues
Quizlet - simple tools for learning anything
ADHD and Sleep - a page devoted to breaking down ADHD, common sleep problems, and—even better—solutions!
Crash Course - Art, history, science—lots of topics in an accessible and fun format
Thomas Frank - Creator of the College Info Geek and study skills/productivity podcasts
Gretchen Wegner - An Academic Life Coach who created the Anti-Boring Approach to Powerful Studying
Seth Perler - An Executive Function coach who makes awesome videos about neurodiverse learners (specifically 2e learners)
Executive Functioning overview - Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
How to Raise an Adult - Julie Lythcott-Haims
Motivation Breakthrough - Rick Lavoie
Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential - Peg Dawson; Richard Guare; Colin Guare
The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember - Mister Fred Rogers
The Marshmallow Test: Why Self-Control Is the Engine of Success - Walter Mischel
Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD - Thomas Brown
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success - Carol Dweck
Generation on a Tightrope: A Portrait of Today's College Student - Arthur Levine; Diane R. Dean
Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting - Pamela Druckerman
Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing - Mignon Fogarty
From Chaos to Calm: Effective Parenting Of Challenging Children with ADHD and Other Behavioral Problems - Janet E. Heininger, Sharon K. Weiss
The Discussion Book: 50 Great Ways to Get People Talking - Stephen D. Brookfield
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success - Adam Grant
Tutors and schools
Northwest Educational Services - Works with all ages and abilities (Kindergarten through adult) in a supportive, one-on-one environment. Their mission is to help students achieve academic success and develop self-efficacy by learning how to learn. They also offer support to parents seeking best practices for supporting their child’s academic development, and we work with adults pursuing professional growth.
Rielly Kemp-Bye - Math tutor for students in the Seattle-area.
coach training to become a coach
Gretchen Wegner - Offers two types programs for Academic Life Coaches:
Anti-Boring Approach™ Professional Development for school-based and freelance educators (teachers, tutors, academic coaches, school administrators, learning specialists, counselors, and more), and
The Anti-Boring Approach™ Coach Training & Biz Launch program, specifically for self-employed tutors and academic life coaches who want to start or grow their businesses
JST Coaching & Training - Leader in student and adult ADHD coach training. JST Coaching & Training is an accredited coach training provider for the International Coach Federation and The Center for Credentialing and Education. They offer proprietary, research-based, comprehensive coach training programs that teach the core life coaching skills based on the ICF core competencies. They blend in the intricacies of ADHD coaching for students with executive functioning challenges and learning differences to maximize student success.
Tech and screen time
Hold tight - they're coming!