Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), ADHD, and other disabilities such as Executive Functioning Disorder, Asperger’s, and the Autism Spectrum Disorders seem to be on the rise in both children and adults. Students suffering from these learning disabilities struggle daily with attention span, the ability to focus, and almost maddening frustration; all of which can make seemingly simple tasks like turning in homework assignments or studying for an exam near impossible.
Many of these students are actually incredibly bright and even gifted. In truth they do not lack the ability to complete these assignments; rather they do not have the time management, cognitive skills, and emotional control required for completing these tasks. Organization, time management, study skills, and goal setting are all skills that can lessen the burden of these learning disorders and make living with them more manageable. Academic coaching is the process of learning these seemingly-obvious yet often overlooked skills.
Despite Moraga’s proximity to metropolitan San Francisco, those struggling with learning differences or disabilities need not venture across the Bay Bridge for top-of-the-line academic coaching. Locally-based academic coach Nancy Chin caters to the Lamorinda triad of suburbs including Moraga, Lafayette, and Orinda, as well as nearby Canyon. She works with all the local schools including: Camino Pablo Elementary, Los Perales Elementary, Donald L. Rheem Elementary, Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School, and Campolindo High School. Her offices are conveniently located in Orinda and Oakland.
If you live in the Moraga area and your child struggles with a learning disability take the first step to overcoming it—call Nancy today.
* Step By Step for Success serves the California Bay Area including the cities of Alamo, Danville, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Orinda, Moraga, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, San Ramon, Berkeley, Oakland, Piedmont, and other local cities.