We’ve only got one shot at this thing called life. And yet, all too many of us tend to give it away to living other people’s expectations. All too often, young people spend the first two decades of their lives absorbing their world’s expectations for them – figuring out what their parents and communities think they should be doing. They internalize those dreams, those visions, those goals. And then, they spend the next several decades trying to fulfill others’ expectations of what their lives should be like. And then, sometime on the approach to middle age, they become surprised that… Read more.
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Elaine Taylor-Klaus is a change agent: a mother, health care advocate, parenting educator, writer, certified professional coach, public speaker, and compassionate listener. She is the co-founder of ImpactADHD.com and the co-creator of SanitySchool, ParentSuccessSystem, ADHDParentManual, MinimizeMeltdowns and HomeworkHeadaches. She is the co-author of the upcoming book, Parenting ADHD Now! Easy Intervention Strategies to Empower Kids with ADHD.
Elaine feels passionately that parents deserve guidance and skills on the journey to raise “complex” children, and she coaches and trains parents to empower their children, and themselves, to lead independent, fulfilling lives. If you're worried about how your child is going to reach his or her potential, join a community of like-minded parents at ImpactADHD.com, a global training and coaching resource for parents of kids with ADHD, LD, Anxiety, and related challenges.
Elaine is a writer for the Huffington Post and others, a public speaker and regular presenter at national conferences. She serves on the national Board of Directors of CHADD (Children & Adults with ADD), where she chairs the Affiliate Services committee. She is a consultant for the American Academy of Pediatrics and teaches parenting workshops for parents of kids with a broad range of special needs.
Prior to coaching, Elaine served for 8 years on the Executive Committee of Georgia’s Governor's Council for Maternal and Infant Health, and worked in women’s health care nationally. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University in CT, a CORO Fellowship, and CTI’s Co-Active Leadership Program.
Elaine is the mom in an ADHD Family of Five.
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Are you tired of your child’s moods being out of control? Do you yell at your kids more than you’d like? Elaine Taylor-Klaus & Diane Dempster’s Minimize Meltdowns will help you become the calm & confident parent you want to be – which is the best way to raise your child to be an independent and successful adult!
A comprehensive training program, Minimize Meltdowns is available online, 24/7, ANY time you need it. That way you can go at your own pace and learn how to support your kids – without having to drive anywhere. The program combines training and coaching, exercises and strategies, and includes monthly group calls with an ImpactADHD Coach.
Don’t surrender to emotional catastrophe: you can learn the tricks and tools you need to calm yourself down and teach your child to do the same.
If you’re tired of feeling like home-life is hijacked by school stress, or watching helplessly while your smart child struggles with school, then this program may just be the answer to your prayers.Elaine Taylor-Klaus & Diane Dempster’s Homework Headaches offers the tools you need to support your kids without feeling like your family is being held hostage by school!
A comprehensive training program, Homework Headaches is available online, 24/7, ANY time you need it, so you can go at your own pace and learn how to support your kids – without having to drive anywhere. The program combines training and coaching, exercises and strategies, and includes monthly calls with an ImpactADHD Coach.
Don’t give up on your child’s education, or sacrifice your relationship with your child just to get school-work done. If school stress is making you crazy, let Homework Headaches restore your sanity!
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