Al Gord was a teacher, vice principal and principal for one of the largest public school boards in Ontario, prior to transitioning into the role of ADHD Coach. With over two decades of experience working with neurodiverse adolescents and their parents, Al is deeply committed to encouraging and supporting personal development.
Al is passionate about helping individuals reach their full social, emotional, and academic/career potential. Combining compassion and curiosity with creativity, Al establishes a safe place for individuals to explore and evolve by teaching individuals systems, structures and tools that match their goals to reduce the impact of ADHD in areas they deem necessary while celebrating their strengths. Al sees each client as an individual and he is committed to understanding their unique profiles in order to provide specific coaching recommendations that can help them succeed. By using the client’s lived experience, Al will guide the client in developing new habits and practices.
Al only uses evidence-based academic processes and methods. He treats all his clients with sensitivity, fairness and kindness, regardless of culture, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, language, physical ability, intellectual ability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and any other factor.
In his spare time Al enjoys working out, playing tennis, meditating, hiking, photography and the arts.