11 – Training Teachers to Help Kids with ADHD Succeed with Cindy Goldrich
11 - Training Teachers to Help Kids with ADHD Succeed with Cindy Goldrich
Tips to Help You NOT Blame Your Child with ADHD

On this episode of the Soaring Child podcast, we had a conversation with Cindy Goldrich. Cindy is a mental health counselor, certified ADHD Clinical Service Provider, and teacher trainer. As a teacher trainer, she holds a big responsibility in training teachers how to properly work with kids with ADHD and other disabilities.

We dive into topics such as what the first steps are in teaching how to help with emotional kids, understanding key elements of working memory, and the importance of using simple steps when teaching. Above all, patience is the most important component of working with emotional kids. Dealing with ADHD can be tough, so it’s very important that parents maintain a close relationship with their child’s teacher to make sure they are following the proper steps.

 Show Notes


[4:21] Understanding working memory

[5:38] What teachers do to break down steps in teaching

[9:37] The emotional side of ADHD

[13:06] Explaining the social side of ADHD

[19:51] How to get a child to stay in their seat

[22:22] Why movement can be helpful to any kid or adult[25:16] Steps parents should take if their child’s teacher is not teaching effectively


Memorable quotes:

“The first thing I want teachers to understand is what it’s like to be this child. What it’s like to be this child in the classroom.”

“Whether the teacher is a kindergarten teacher or a middle school teacher or a high school teacher, I think it’s really important for them to have that understanding so that they can work more fairly with the student.”

“One of the first things I do is help them understand executive functioning for all people, because we all have executive functioning.”

“When people ask me what I do for a living, I say I manage parental anxiety. I help teachers calm their class down.”

“I really help teachers and parents understand how to empower their students so they feel like they have a role and a responsibility for what’s going on in their lives.”

“What I think teachers need to do is teach everybody how the brain works, and that some people’s brains get more activated when they move.”

“They actually found that chewing gum for some kids will help them do better on a test.”


Where to find Cindy Goldrich:

email: [email protected]


Guest Resources

Cindy is a mental health counselor, certified ADHD Clinical Service Provider, Author and teacher trainer. As an ADHD Specialist. She supports parents, educators, and other professionals to address the impact of ADHD & Executive Functioning on learning, motivation, and behavior.


Dana Kay Resources: 

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International Best Selling Book, Thriving with ADHD – https://adhdthriveinstitute.com/book/

Free Reduce ADHD Symptoms Naturally Masterclass – https://bit.ly/3GAbFQl

ADHD Parenting Course – https://info.adhdthriveinstitute.com/parentingadhd

ADHD Thrive Method 4 Kids Program – https://adhdthriveinstitute.com/packages/



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