“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
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Ph. 781-861-3711
Fax. 781-861-3701
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Announcing summer classes and workshops for all students

In these small summer 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.

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Check the catalog above for details on the courses listed below: 

Master Your Mind: Promoting Executive Function Skills in Middle School and High School Students  

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.

Catch the Perfect Wave this Summer: Read!A Summer Book Club

For students entering 4-7th 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.

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.