Cindy Goldrich, Ed. M., ACAC is an experienced speaker and recognized expert on ADHD, Executive Function, and parenting. She offers powerful insights, compassionate understanding and specific tools and strategies to help parents and educators empower children who have ADHD.
Presentations can be arranged for small and large groups – parent groups, teachers and school administrators, associations, conferences, etc. If you are interested in booking Cindy for a speaking engagement or media appearance, please call 516-802-0593 or send an email to: SpeakersBureau@PTScoaching.com
For presentations and workshops designed specifically for Teachers, please see Teacher Trainings and School System Support
Top Ten Strategies for Parenting your Child or Teen with ADHD
Living with ADHD is not easy. Not for parents, not for siblings, and most of all, not for the child with ADHD. We have learned so much in the past 10 years to help ease the path for these children both in school and at home.
This presentation covers the essential strategies parents must implement to help their children not just survive, but also thrive. You will learn about the best supports for your child, the facts about ADHD beyond the diagnosis, and how to best prepare them and yourselves for the journey ahead.
Skills for Success – What parents need to know about Executive Function
Executive Functions are the cognitive skills needed for academic performance, social skills, and life skills. Commonly, these are the skills utilized to organize, plan, initiate, manage emotion, shift maintain focus and use working memory. They govern the HOW you do what you DECIDE to do. This presentation will briefly explain how Executive Function skills are developed and will include tips, tools, and strategies parents can use to promote optimal success in all aspects of life.
Time Management – It’s a Family Affair
From after school activities, to homework, to chores… oh, and your life too! Tips on being proactive in setting up structures for a calmer, more orderly flow to your day. Also focuses on teaching these life skills to your children.
Helping your Kids get Organized
Help your children develop organizational strategies that will work for them for home, school, and life. This presentation will cover using technology, software, and hands on materials to help them take control over their environments. We will also address how organization strategies can be applied to their writing and other schoolwork.
Fidgets and Gadgets
Discover why some children MUST fidget to stay alert and how they can do so in appropriate ways. Learn tips and tools on helping kids stay on task and be productive with their time management and study skills.
Help your child develop a strong ability to appropriately advocate for his needs while respecting and working with those around him including family members, teachers and friends. Provide your children with the life skills they need to gain confidence and independence at age appropriate stages.
It’s a New Year – It’s a New Beginning
How to help your child get organized and truly set for a positive school year. How to communicate with your children’s teacher right from the start and help your children advocate for themselves appropriately.
Goal Setting… And Creating a Plan to Achieve Them
Setting goals that are effectively motivational and creating a plan that provides a true opportunity for success may have eluded you in the past. Explore what has gotten in the way and learn new strategies for setting and achieving important goals.
ADD and loving it?!… Award winning documentary
This film is a groundbreaking blend of humor, hope, and science that dispels the myths about a controversial disorder – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Comedian Patrick McKenna seeks a diagnosis for ADHD and learns the facts from an impressive array of experts (some of whom have ADHD themselves!) including medical researchers, psychiatrists, psychologists, professors, and award-winning authors. Along the way Patrick reveals how ADHD affects his life as a husband and father and even shares candid moments as he and his wife Janis work on the steps toward his diagnosis. Following the film I facilitate a discussion and answer questions regarding ADHD.
Just what is ADHD – Beyond “Hyperactive, Distractible, and Impulsive”
This workshop is designed for medical professionals and mental health providers. Explore the proposed changes in the upcoming DSM-V and hear about the most current research and information regarding the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.