Fall 2020

COVID-19 Update

With COVID-19-related school closings and news regarding NYC partial options, parents and kids are facing a number of challenges. We’re here to help you. We are available to help families with academic support during these unprecedented times. If you have a child in preschool - grade 12 and would like to learn more about the possible options for one-on-one or remote tutoring sessions this fall, please feel free to get in touch.

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Lindsey Grossman 

Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn-based private tutor for children of all ages with experience in general, special, and gifted education


Professional Services

Subject Area Tutoring & Enrichment

Lindsey has the experience and skills necessary to help your child with any subject in which they need support or could use an additional challenge. Lindsey will develop lessons tailored to your child's individual needs in the areas of mathematics, reading, writing, science, social studies and more.

Lindsey is Orton-Gillingham trained and special education certified.


Test Preparation

Lindsey will help your child build confidence and prepare for any upcoming tests including NYC Gifted & Talented (OLSAT + NNAT2), ELA & Math NYS tests. She will not only review practice tests but also helps students develop test-taking skills.

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Executive Functioning

Lindsey specializes in supporting children with their executive functioning skills. These skills are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus attention, remember instructions, and multi-task. Children are not born with these skills—they are born with the potential to develop them.

Lindsey helps teach students how to organize, plan, manage time, maintain focus, self-assess, and study efficiently.


Our 3rd grade son has an IEP and significant attentional issues and processing delays.  We enlisted Lindsey’s help to tutor him in ELA which was recently becoming more challenging for him.  Lindsey quickly built rapport with him, assessed his reading level and started working with him on an Orton-Gillingham multi-sensory program. Within the first couple of months, he was successfully using phonics tools to approach new words and was starting to confidently spell words he previously would not have attempted. Our son looks forward to his sessions with Lindsey even though he acknowledges that she makes him work hard.

We are very happy with Lindsey’s work and look forward to continue working with her. I would recommend her without reservation and think she is uniquely skilled to work with children with special needs.

Barbara S. - 3rd Grade Parent


About Lindsey

Lindsey is currently working as a teacher at Mary McDowell Friends School, while also tutoring after school in reading, writing, mathematics, test prep and executive functioning. Prior to Mary McDowell, Lindsey was a classroom teacher in a public elementary classroom in Manhattan, in both general education and gifted and talented settings. Lindsey discovered her passion when working with students individually and building upon their strengths and working through their learning challenges. 

Lindsey has a Master's degree in Special Education and General Education from the Bank Street Graduate School of Education and an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California (USC). Her experiences in the areas of literacy and math, as well as executive functioning and test prep, combined with her intensive training in Orton-Gillingham and Wilson Fundations, provide a unique skill set to enhance learning for all children. Lindsey understands the importance of looking at each child as an individual and developing instruction based upon their strengths and passions.

Lindsey is a resident of the Boerum Hill neighborhood in Brooklyn. She lives with her husband, son, and her goldendoodle, Bodie Blue. She is a Boston native and a loyal Boston sports fan. 


Get in Touch

I look forward to having the opportunity to meet with you and learn more about your child and your educational goals for your child. 


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