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Helping Students Learn

We strive to help students overcome hurdles by providing the highest quality learning support possible.

Providing educational therapy, one-on-one tutoring, group sessions, assessment, and case management, we offer a unique array of services to support students and families in navigating the challenges of school. 

We provide a variety of services at our offices in Oakland, CA, in schools, in homes, and via video conferencing.


Advocacy   |     Assessment     |     Case Management

Educational Therapy     |     Homeschooling     |    Tutoring

We at Strategies for Learning think of ourselves as a lifeline for students, offering hope based on solid expertise. We put our knowledge to work helping students lighten the academic load.

At the heart of our work lies the student’s unique learning history and experience. Our team will tap into our wealth of experience, creating a plan that’s tailored to the needs and goals of our students and their families. 

With a highly trained staff, Strategies for Learning can help a student of any age develop individual strategies for making learning more manageable, more efficient, and ultimately more satisfying. 

We can help you find your way. 

Phyllis Koppelman Talks About Services at SFL

News & Events

Past Event | Parents Helping Parents —

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Meet Ali Williams, a junior at New York University, who will share the challenges she faces as a student with learning disabilities and the knowledge she has gained from her experiences transitioning from high school to college. You will benefit from Ali’s inspirational story as she shares: Her roller-coaster ride from high school to community […]


Latest Blog Posts

Money Sense


Written by Megan Jensen Parents frequently ask me what they can do to help their children develop math skills. Children have an inherent interest in handling money. Giving them opportunities to assist in making payments and counting out change will develop a better sense of decimals and improve their mental math calculations. Here are a […]


Homework Help

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Written by Judy Germick While meant to reinforce and extend classroom learning, homework is often a source of confusion, frustration, and stress for parents and students alike.  Parents can help by making homework a priority and helping students develop good study habits.  This will also help students develop a sense of responsibility and a work ethic that […]


Navigating the New School Year

Tips for getting back to school

Written by Judy Germick To the cheers of some or the chagrin of others, summertime has come to a close, and a new school year has begun. Whether your child entered school for the first time or is a high schooler, this is a time of renewed hopes and fears for both parents and students. […]


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