Fact Sheets for the Public

The ICD has some free fact sheets to provide information about chronic disorganization. These fact sheets may be used for educational purposes.

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Are You Chronically Disorganized? (FS-001)

This fact sheet presents 21 questions to determine if you are chronically disorganized.

Are you Situationally Disorganized? (FS-002)

This fact sheet presents 10 situations that may bring on some of the symptoms of chronic disorganization.

Common Characteristics of Individuals Challenged by Chronic Disorganization (FS-003)

This fact sheet checklist explains some of the common characteristics of CD and organization issues at home and work.

Factors Associated with Disorganization (FS-004)

This fact sheet lists conditions commonly associated with chronic disorganization.

Time Management for the Chronically Disorganized (FS-005)

This fact sheet gives some suggestions to help manage time.

Tips for Overcoming Procrastination for the Chronically Disorganized Individual or Household (FS-006)

This fact sheet gives some suggestions to help with procrastination in the client challenged with chronic disorganization.

Tips for Communicating with the Chronically Disorganized (FS-007)

This fact sheet presents some techniques and strategies for effectively and successfully communicating with individuals who may be challenged with chronic disorganization.

Should I Hire a Professional Organizer or Work with a Friend? 

This fact sheet gives chronically disorganized individuals some tips in selecting either a friend or professional organizer to assist them with the decluttering process.

How Do I Find a Professional Organizer That's Right For Me? Revised 

This fact sheet will provide some questions and ideas to consider when searching for a professional organizer that will fit your needs.

Readiness for Change - Revised (FS-010)

Are you organizationally challenged and ready for change? Identifying where you are on the path to change will give you insight throughout the process.

Collaborative Therapy for Clutter Management© (FS-011)

Collaborative Therapy (CT) is emerging as a model to address the blended and often complex needs of those who struggle with cluttering or compulsive hoarding.

What is “Challenging Disorganization”? (FS-012)

This fact sheet is about how ICD defines "Challenging Disorganization".