Category: NACD Coach Notes


  • NACD Coach Note 3/15/21

    Hi Everyone, Let’s think about learning this week. We want you to really understand what it takes for your child  or any of us to learn. As Bob has so often explained, we need the information to be presented many times, frequency. We need a level of attention from the child that is high enough […]

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  • NACD Coach Note Feb 22, 2021

    Hi Everyone, I hope that your weekend was good for you. I am going to ask you to really “dig in” to your program this week and focus on producing positive change. This is not a “go through the motions” or a check the boxes sort of week. This is a “produce positive change” week. […]

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  • NACD Coach Note Feb 16, 2021

    Hi Everyone, If you haven’t already seen the videos of Coco that his dad, Razvan, posted to our Facebook page (NACD Families on Active Membership), please take a look at it. Coco’s journey since we met him and his terrific parents has not been such an easy one. A huge amount of effort and sacrifice has […]

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  • NACD Coach Note Jan 19, 2021

    Hi Everyone, While talking to parents last week and hearing some of them remark that their child was really having trouble “getting” something, I was reminded of my own children. My youngest just could not remember the word “could” no matter how many times I flashed it. My son couldn’t remember how to spell “because” […]

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  • NACD Coach Note: Jan 5, 2021

    Hi Everyone, Let’s start off with a clear vision for 2021. There are key components to making progress with your child that include doing program activities correctly and consistently, communicating with your coach when you run into roadblocks which usually include behavior, sleep, diet issues and health issues, and communicating with your coach when you […]

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  • NACD Coach Note Dec 7, 2020

    Good Morning Families, So on Sunday night we often make our list for the week.  We have edited the list twice in order to make it realistic and less stressful. When it comes to program, a lot of you end up whittling down your list as the day goes on to reduce your stress and […]

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  • NACD Coach Note Week of Dec 1, 2020

    Good Morning Families, Although this year our Thanksgiving Day may have been a bit different, we still remember all of the things for which we are thankful. I am most thankful for my children and grandchildren, of course, but I am also thankful for the opportunity to get to know your precious children and to know […]

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  • NACD Coach Note for Nov 16, 2020

    Good Morning Families, Do you have neighbors who have put up their Christmas trees already?   Maybe you have put up your own.  It’s a clear reminder that the holidays are not far away. In the coming weeks, I’ll give some suggestions for how to handle program with the challenge of the holidays and still have a […]

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  • NACD Coach Note Nov 9, 2020

    Good Morning Families, Congratulations parents! You are the best teacher your child will ever have and you are not teaching virtually! Just yesterday I heard another parent lament that they really couldn’t be both a parent and a teacher to their child. It always seems like such an odd remark to me. Parenting requires fairly […]

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  • NACD Coach Note October 5

    First Week of School Good Morning Families,I hope that you had a chance to get outside and get some exercise this weekend. It is not just good for your son or daughter, but great for you as well. Those of us in California still have lots of smoke so it’s been difficult but hopefully that […]

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