Does This Sound Familiar? 

:: There are tons of programs and approaches out there to help your child with their learning and other skills (and maybe you have tried them). But the results were minimal and they just didn't seem to be enough.  If your child is working solely on the areas they have difficulties in, they can use their strengths to minimize the learning gaps or become empowered to understand HOW they learn.  


:: You find that programs focus on one skill, but it doesn't address what your child needs right now to help them learn at the level they understand.  It is a delicate balancing act of working on both your child's strengths and areas of difficulties so you can give your child the progress and results they need to see. 


::  You have supports for your child at school and in the community, but you are not clear on what your child is working on during these times and how they are working on these skills.  You feel bad that you are running your child from school... to tutors ....and then coming home to complete homework.  Your child is on a learning 'treadmill' with minimal results and you can't keep doing this every day. 

You need a clear plan and strategies to allow you to support your child's needs and their learning.  

You're done trying to figure things out on your own.

You want someone that can help you filter through all the facts and come up a plan you agree with and the strategies to help you get started. 

There are many factors to consider when looking at your child and what they need -- but with the right plan and supports, you can make the best decisions to support your child's learning and skills for home and school. 

My approach is based on years of experience as an Occupational Therapist, and as a parent of three kids. I look at real-life strategies--that is, I look at the skills you want to see in your child and then I break down those skills into steps:  this is called a "top-down" approach.  

Top-down approach?  Yes.   We are developing the skills for what your child needs.  Period.

I like to focus on the skills that need to be develop in order for your child to make progress.  I have completed formal assessments for 20 years giving percentages and recommendations, which is all great but I'm a 'let's get it done' type of person.  I want kids to see progress and for parents to get really clear on the next steps they need to take to move their child forward. 

“My son was having difficulties getting thoughts from his head to paper. He was feeling discouraged when he was unable to work as quickly as classmates.
We were stressed over simple homework assignments. They were taking a long time and my son was frustrated.
The biggest takeaways from the Strategy Sessions was having the technology to make things easier for my son so he could write and edit his work. My son feels more confident and doesn’t feel bogged down by homework anymore.
My son knows now that everyone learns differently and that’s okay. He knows now how to express himself better in what helps him make sense of things.
— Strategy Session Parent

ONe strategy session


I know you are here because you are ready to get the support YOU need to help your child learn in a way that fits them (and also address other needs your child may have as well).  

This strategy session will allow you to share and review documents with me (Susan), such as your child's assessments. samples of their work, report cards and even school documents such as their IEP (Individualized Education Plan)

I will review the documents before our session to identify the areas of concern and your child's strengths.

During the session, we will discuss the priorities for your child, the strategies to consider and your next steps to move forward. 

This session can support YOU whether your child is just starting school or in high school!  (Your child can even work with me when they are in post-secondary education!)

A Great Start Strategy Session is a place to gather all your information and express your concerns while getting feedback and recommendations based on 20+ years of experience in the school setting and with various learning differences. 

Your investment is $275.00 which covers prep time, our strategy session and follow up email. 



You would love to have the clarity that comes with ONE strategy session but you would also love a document with the plan and a list of the exact resources to help your child at home (and eventually school).

You also want more support to make sure you are on the right path.   You don't have to figure it all out on your own. We will meet and review what is working and what needs to change in your follow up sessions ( 2 - 3o minute sessions)

Your investment of $430.00 


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