[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.
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.
Resources Mentioned In The Show:
Ellen's Website: Professional-Organizer.com