The Empowered Learner – 10 Week Online Course

Become your child's 'Brain Coach' and help them become confident, self-reliant learners.


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Is your child struggling academically or behaviorally? Have you tried everything, but nothing has worked?

BrainCog uses neuroscience-based tools to help children make significant improvements – even kids in crisis. This online course gives parents and caregivers an understanding of what’s happening in kids’ brains and tools to help make positive changes.

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Included with the 10-week Course:

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10 - weekly online sessions presented by Mary (90 minutes each)

small group virtual ‘office hour-

10 - weekly live small group virtual ‘office hours’ with Mary for Q&A

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Access to private Facebook group (optional)

The Empowered Learner is led by renowned neuro-behaviorist Mary Turos. This interactive online course combines Mary’s 20 years of research to help children become successful students. Through 10-weeks, you will learn easy-to-implement tools to help your child set realistic, achievable goals that:

  • Create harmony in your child’s life

  • Alleviate family stress

  • Empower your child to be self-reliant

  • Build long-term solutions children can use throughout life

  • Foster efficient learning skills

  • Improve executive function

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Why you need this course:

BrainCog brings neuroscience into the learning process. We help uncover what is interfering with your child’s progress, then provide tools to overcome challenges and obstacles. This course provides tools to help your child:

Improve time efficiency
& organization

Overcome learning

Become an active
learner & reader

Set healthy boundaries

Advocate for themself

Build resilience

Set personal goals &
follow through

Support learning


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Meet Mary

Hi, I’m ‘brain coach’ Mary Turos. I using strategies based in neuroscience to help children achieve academic and personal goals.

During the past 20 years, I’ve worked with thousands of students and families to bring harmony into their lives – especially kids in crisis.

I’ve compiled and simplified research from neuroscience, psychology, and mindfulness, to create this unique online course. It will teach parents and students how to set achievable goals,

We’ll work together to set the foundation for positive changes your child can use throughout life.

I look forward to getting to know you and your child.



This course is for you if you:

  • Want a proven program to help your child make a positive change in behavior and academics

  • May be skeptical, but are open to learning and trying something new

  • Have a child with anxiety or stress and would like them to reach goals without impacting their emotional, physical or psychological well-being

  • Feel overwhelmed that your child is not achieving and you’re not sure where to begin

  • Would like support and to engage with a like-minded community

  • Have a child struggling with academics, isn’t well rested, and constantly feels the pressure of life’s tasks

  • Are an educator or supportive family member

  • Feel your child may have a learning challenge that isn’t being addressed


This course is NOT for you if you:

  • As a parent, are not willing to make small changes to your routine

  • Are looking for a simple, short-term solution to 'fix' your child

  • Want to use this online course to replace your child’s therapist or psychologist

Our 10-week course is geared towards parents and caregivers.

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