“This course gave me the strategies I need to be a successful student this year.”

-ILD Student

Contact Information

Donna Kincaid, M.Ed.
Assistant Director, ILD




4 Militia Drive, Suite 20
Lexington MA, 02421
Click here for directions

Ph. 781-861-3711
Fax. 781-861-3701
Contact by e-mail

Classes for Students

In these small classes, students will learn the necessary strategies and tools that will enable them to be successful in school and in life.

Individual parent consultations and student follow-ups are available to help transfer the strategies learned in the classes to the students’ academic work.

Master your Mind the Smarts Way! 

Promoting Executive Function Skills in  Middle School and High School Students   10th anniversary!!!
For Students entering 7-8th grade or 9-12th grade

These classes are grounded in our research-based and internationally known SMARTS executive function curriculum.    Students will learn valuable executive function strategies for goal setting, organizing, planning, note taking, remembering and studying. Students will leave with a personalized strategy notebook for use throughout the school year.

Sail Through Summer Reading – A Summer Book Club

For Students entering 5-8th grade

Working in small, collaborative groups with an experienced reading specialist, students will explore comprehension strategies and experience summer reading in a fun and exciting way. Students will leave the workshop with their summer reading complete, a set of active reading strategies, a list of comprehension strategies and executive function skills.

Hitting the ‘Sweet Spot’ for Middle School Math– An engaging math workshop to strengthen essential math skills

For students entering 6-8th grade

Through projects, practice and strategies, students will strengthen their “math muscles” for challenges ahead.  They will even leave with their own math strategy “survival guide” to use during the upcoming school year.

5-Star Test taking: SSAT/ISEE  5 essential strategies for improving test performance

For students entering 7-12th grade

Students will learn 5 essential strategies for improving standardized test performance. Using specific examples from the SSAT/ISEE students will have the opportunity to practice these strategies and apply them directly to the test. Course work is designed to meet the needs of students who have learning, attention and executive function difficulties. Students will leave with a personalized strategy notebook.