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Coaching for Academics, Executive Functions & ADHD

We help build & strengthen these crucial skills so that all students can experience academic & personal success

Organization, Time Management & Planning -- Oh My!

Sometimes, when students are struggling academically, it's not related to the actual course content but rather about how they approach their schoolwork & the study methods they're using (or not using). 

Brightside Coaching focuses on strengthening the learning process by building executive function skills :


& Material Management

Planning & Time Management

Homework Management

How to Study & Break Large Tasks into Small Parts

Note-Taking & Study Strategies

Managing Student + Parent Conflict

Motivation & Electronics Management

Active Reading & Essay Writing

We specialize in building skills for success & helping students who:

Often text friends to find out the homework or to send pics of the workbook pages to do

Have difficulty understanding the text, reading between the lines and relating it to the larger context

Are affected by ADHD and executive functioning difficulties

Leave their work until the last minute

Don't often use their agenda & try to keep track of work in their heads

Have a hard time finding their materials or is an "organized mess"

Have difficulty getting started, staying on task and staying motivated

Say they're studying but the test results are not where they should be

Often lose marks because they don't read and/or follow the directions

Struggle to break large assignments into smaller, more manageable parts

Have difficulty with writing & structuring essays

Are struggling with self-esteem or who are feeling bad about school