ICD Fact Sheets

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

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Special Pandemic Series Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet Self-Care  English

Fact Sheet Self-Reliance Strategies  English

Fact Sheet Supporting Others  English

Fact Sheet Working at Home Modifications  English

 

Are You Affected by Chronic Disorganization? (FS-001) 

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This fact sheet presents questions to determine if you are affected by chronic disorganization.

Characteristics of Individuals Affected by Chronic Disorganization (FS-003)  

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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)  

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This fact sheet lists conditions commonly associated with chronic disorganization.

Time Management Tips for Individuals and Households Affected by CD (FS-005)  

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This fact sheet gives some suggestions to help manage time.

Tips for Overcoming Procrastination (FS-006)  

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This fact sheet gives some suggestions to help with procrastination.

Tips for Communicating with Individuals Affected by  Chronic Disorganization (FS-007)  

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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? (FS-008)  

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This fact sheet gives individuals some tips in selecting either a friend or a professional organizer to assist them with organizing.

Collecting, Compulsive Acquiring or Hoarding Behavior? (FS-109)  

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A chart to understand the differences between collecting, compulsive acquiring and hoarding behavior.

Readiness for Change - (FS-010) 

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

      How do I Find an Organizer Who is Right for Me? (FS-009)  

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Are you interested in working with a Professional Organizer but unsure of what questions to ask?
This fact sheet will help you make a wise decision.