School difficulties

Brighton | Plymouth

  • Fully Licensed Psychologists

  • Proven Treatments

  • 125 Years of combined experience

School difficulties

If your teenager is struggling in school, there may be an underlying reason such as a learning disability or processing weakness that is contributing to their difficulties. Given that school is the main job for children and teens, doing poorly at their main job in life can be devastating to their motivation, self-esteem and self-confidence. You child, who was once happy and engaging has become increasingly frustrated, defiant, and irritable when it comes to doing schoolwork. It begins to negatively affect your relationship with your child because you are constantly in the role of “homework enforcer” and they grow to resent you.

We know your struggle and we can help you and your child. You may not even know what you don’t know when if comes to learning disabilities, so you do not know what questions to ask or what help you need. We have been working with students struggling in school in every grade for over 25 years. We have developed a comprehensive intervention approach that really works to help students reach their highest potential. Specialized tutoring, assistive technology, study skills instruction, and classroom-based accommodations are some of the components of a plan that leads to success. We even have ideas that work for getting homework done cooperatively and efficiently with no resistance or conflict. Not only will you see an improvement in academic performance, but your teen’s self-esteem and self-confidence improves and their motivation towards school increases. You are able to regain a positive relationship with your teen and focus on your role as their parent without having to be there schoolwork organizer or enforcer. The sooner we get this plan in place, then better. Do not wait to schedule that initial consultation appointment so that we can discuss your situation and begin to develop your road map of success.