Beverly is a Board Certified ADHD Life Coach, speaker and consultant for learning differences and school searches. A long time advocate and volunteer in the world of learning differences, she is the founder of The Learning Connections, LLC, which is dedicated to helping adults, families, and students who struggle with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Beverly particularly enjoys working with clients to develop their strengths and find the positives of ADHD that can lead them to more successful and satisfying lives. She also provides adult support groups locally and through teleconferencing.
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Beverly has also completed multiple and intensive training programs and graduate courses on learning styles, coaching, ADHD, neurodevelopment and parenting with such respected authorities as Russell Barkley, Ph.D., Patricia Quinn, M.D., Jane Nelson, Ph.D, and Edward “Ned” Hallowell, M.D. She has a coaching certificate from the Coaches Training Institute (CTI), is a graduate of the ADD Coach Academy (ADDCA) and is a Board Certified ADHD Coach through the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE).
Beverly previously worked with Dr. Hallowell, child & adult psychiatrist, renowned expert in ADHD and best selling author of recently released Married to Distraction, SuperParenting for ADD and CrazyBusy, along with the classics, Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction. She recently served on the Board of Directors for the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) and Talbot Mentors (Easton, MD) and actively served on the Education Committee of the Mental Health Association of Talbot County (MHATC) and the Eastern Shore School Mental Health Coalition (ESSMHC). Beverly has published multiple articles in the The Star Democrat, the largest newspaper in Talbot County, is a contributing author to the book 365 Way to Succeed with ADHD, published October 2011, and author of soon to be publishedADDed Inspirations.
Beverly has more than 25 years of experience working with families, individuals, and students who struggle with learning and achieving academic success, especially in the area of ADHD. She actively presents workshops and lectures to schools and various organizations on all aspects of ADHD, study skills and organization, positive parenting, and learning styles. Beverly also has extensive experience interacting with secondary schools and colleges who serve students with special needs, especially ADHD. As an adult, she was diagnosed with ADHD and has that special ability to relate to others on a personal, professional and experiential level.
National memberships include ACO, ADDA, CHADD, ICF, ADDCA, CCE.
In her spare time, Beverly enjoys family gatherings, spending time with grandchildren, cooking, entertaining, gardening, reading, home projects, and sailing. She is the past Senior Warden of her church and is a faithful Christian.
The mother of three adult children, one with diagnosed ADHD, Beverly and her husband, Peter, reside in Easton, MD.