Extremely well educated. Wicked smart. Highly successful. How on earth could a woman who looks like she has it all to the outside world really be struggling with ADHD on the inside? Quite easily, actually. Despite being dismissed as ‘just anxious’ or ‘high strung’ or ‘too smart’ to have attention or learning challenges, join Elaine Taylor-Klaus to discover a taboo struggle of life with some women with ADHD — denial in the face of success!
Elaine Taylor-Klaus, MCC, is first and foremost the mom in an ADHD ++ family of six and her complex kids are now successful young adults. Professionally, she is a Master Certified Coach – bringing a coach-approach to her work as an internationally recognized speaker, author and educator. The co-founder of the first global coaching organization for parents and professionals of neurodiverse kids, ImpactParents.com, she is a trusted advisor to executives, parents, health care and education professionals, and specialized in guiding parents raising what she’s come to call very complex kids. In addition to providing training for parents, ImpactParents has trained and certified hundreds of professionals around the world in neurodiversity-informed coaching skills. In addition, Elaine and Diane have trained and mentored an extraordinary group of neurodiversity-informed coaches to support their community. Elaine co-authored Parenting ADHD Now! in 2016 and published The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids with ADHD, Anxiety and More in 2020, which is due to be released in Spanish in 2023.