[PODCAST] 017: Helping Someone With A.D.D. Get Organized


Certified Professional Organizer Ellen Delap gives strategies on how to help someone with A.D.D. get organized.


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Certified Professional Organizer Ellen Delap gives strategies on how to help someone with Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.) get organized.

Show Notes

00:50 How to approach clients with A.D.D 

01:55 Statistics on A.D.D. and some challenges the clients face

02:50 Ellen’s work with A.D.D clients

04:05 A system for dealing with paper 

05:00 Creating a ‘command center’ for paper

05:38 Follow up—do clients need one? 

06:24 Strategic thinking in organizing

08:00 Ellen’s involvement in NAPO Houston

09:15 Ellen’s certifications in A.D.D and Chronic Disorganization 

11:45 What is a Family Manager Coaching certification?

12:45 What a session with a disorganized family looks like

14:00 Why family meetings are important to stay organized

15:45 The transformation from paper to digital – how it will evolve

16:55 What apps people are using to organize

17:40 How Ellen organizes herself

19:00 Future trends in organizing 

Ellen Delap is a Golden Circle member of the National Association Of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and a founding member of the NAPO Houston Chapter. Working along side her clients, Ellen encourages and teaches her clients simple systems and routines leading to personal organizing solutions for home, school, work and life. As a member of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization, she holds two certificates of study concerning Chronic Disorganization and A.D.D. issues and the Level II Chronic Disorganization Specialist Certificate. 

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Ellen's Website:  Professional-Organizer.com

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