Screen Readers Skip to Content

The Disorganized Mind by Nancy Ratey

Published : 2010-06-30 - Updated : 2019-05-20
Author : Dig Coaching Practice LLC

Synopsis: DIG Coaching Practice presents Attention Talk Radio with host and attention coach Jeff Copper.

Main Digest

DIG Coaching Practices presents Attention Talk Radio and "The Disorganized Mind" by Nancy Ratey: Insights on the Book and How a Person with Dyslexia and ADHD Goes about Writing a Book.

DIG Coaching Practice presents Attention Talk Radio with host and attention coach Jeff Copper in an interview with Nancy A. Ratey, an internationally recognized authority on coaching adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

In this episode, Jeff Copper and guest Nancy Ratey discuss her new book, entitled, The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents, and offer valuable insight to individuals diagnosed with or impacted by attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Nancy Ratey is one of the founders of the ADHD coaching profession and has been active for two decades in developing programs and lecturing on issues related to ADHD. She is a past president of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) and has been influential in designing and implementing the first comprehensive training programs for ADHD coaches. Her work continues to shape and direct the field of ADHD coaching. She has served as chair of the national committee that created the Guiding Principles for ADHD Coaching, the pre-eminent document in the field. She is also a Master Certified Coach and Senior Disability Analyst.

Ratey is co-author of two books and writes extensively on coaching and ADHD topics. She and her work are often profiled in the media, including ABC, CBS, NPR Radio, and national publications such as Wired, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, The Boston Globe, and The New York Times.

Her most recent book is entitled, The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents. Having dyslexia and ADHD herself, Nancy Ratey engineered her own road to success, having graduated from Ohio State University and then going on to Harvard University where she earned a master's degree in education, specializing in administration, planning, and social policy.

She has also served on professional advisory boards of several leading ADHD organizations, including Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD), is a current board member of the Edge Foundation. She has also developed and delivered programs for various organizations, including Harvard University, Dartmouth College, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The show will be aired on Friday, July 9, 2010, at 2 P.M.

The public is invited to join the discussion by logging on to Attention Talk Radio.

To participate, the public may call (646) 652-4409 to listen or ask questions by phone or listen online by logging on to

Attention Talk Radio, a live, interactive, Internet talk-radio show, is hosted by attention coach Jeff Copper. The focus of the show is to offer insight and insightful thinking, preparing the mind to solve problems through insight, or the sudden comprehension after viewing something in a different light.

Viewers and listeners will also find the show schedule, stream, and archives at immediately following the show, where they can also subscribe to the archives via the RSS feed located on the host page or on iTunes.

The show is hosted on BlogTalkRadio, a free, web-based platform that allows anyone with a phone or a computer to listen to, participate in, and interact on an Internet broadcast. The show streams live directly from Attention Talk Radio's webpage, with archives available for all past shows. BlogTalkRadio has been featured on ABC News, the Washington Post, Portfolio, Talkers Magazine, and The Citizens Broadcasting Network can be found at

Jeff Copper, DIG Coaching Practice, is one of the world's ONLY attention coaches, bringing diverse experience and wisdom to help individuals, particularly those impacted by attention deficit disorder (ADD) or its symptoms, pay attention to the right thing. DIG Coaching excavates successful outcomes daily just by coaching individuals to pay attention to the right things. To learn more, visit to download your copy of "Finding the Obvious Solutions When They Aren't So Obvious"!


The Disorganized Mind by Nancy Ratey | Dig Coaching Practice LLC. Disabled World makes no warranties or representations in connection therewith. Content may have been edited for style, clarity or length.

You're reading Disabled World. See our homepage for informative disability news, reviews, sports, stories and how-tos. You can also connect with us on social media such as Twitter and Facebook or learn more about Disabled World on our about us page.

Disclaimer: Disabled World provides general information only. Materials presented are in no way meant to be a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified practitioner, nor should they be construed as such. Any 3rd party offering or advertising on does not constitute endorsement by Disabled World. View our Advertising Policy for further information. Please report outdated or inaccurate information to us.

Cite Page: Journal: Disabled World. Language: English (U.S.). Author: Dig Coaching Practice LLC. Electronic Publication Date: 2010-06-30 - Revised: 2019-05-20. Title: The Disorganized Mind by Nancy Ratey, Source: <a href=>The Disorganized Mind by Nancy Ratey</a>. Retrieved 2021-06-18, from - Reference: DW#365-4492.