Non-ADHD clients impacted by a person with ADHD or ADHD-like qualities may realize:

  • How to listen and communicate more effectively with the person with ADHD
  • What strategies and tools they can use in supporting the ADHD person
  • Better understanding of the person with ADHD and greater levels of patience and appreciation
  • How to set boundaries and manage their expectations
  • How to provide appropriate positive reinforcement and acknowledgement to change negative patterns and behaviour

Those who could benefit from ADHD coaching include persons who feel, think they may, or know they have ADHD or ADHD-like qualities which may include inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity (physical, mental, or emotional), procrastination, disorganization, forgetfulness, inconsistency, ect


Others who may benefit from ADHD coaching are persons who are related or connected to someone with ADHD, e.g. this might include:

  • Spouses and partners of persons with ADHD
  • Employers, managers, co-workers, and employees of persons with ADHD
  • Parents, children, relatives, friends, and teachers of persons with ADHD
  • ADHD families
  • Service professionals who work with persons with ADHD or have ADHD clients

from Professional Association for ADHD Coaches