756 OFFICERS ROW, Vancouver, WA  98661

Brain Matters at Advantage Learning Solutions, LLC

Providing systematic individualized brain training, learning solutions, and wellness support for individuals of all ages for over 2 decades.  

Our Services
Using targeted approaches to inspire your best!
  1. Professional Coaching
  2. Academic Assessments
  3. Brain Training
  4. Cognitive Skill Assessments
  5. College and Career Planning
  6. Health and Wellness Support
Our objective: to improve brain function by targeting specific cognitive challenges. Here are just a few areas addressed in our brain training programs:

  • focus
  • attention
  • memory
  • auditory and visual processing
  • social and emotinal behaviors
  • age related memory challenges

With over 25 years' experience in the industry of education we are certain that addressing academic delays and behavioral challenges is not solved in providing accommodations and modifications. Nor is it found in just tutoring. Our process involves assessing and taking a look at over 40 cognitive skills related to learning and memory challenges followed by retraining the brain - building the cognitive skills needed to improve functionality.

Our standardized tests are nationally normed and selected based on their proven effectiveness by medical and educational professionals around the world.

Our goal is to help pinpoint specific strengths and challenges. A clear understanding of your needs helps us create your "next steps."

Advantage Learning Solutions, LLC provides proven, reliable, interactive, and exciting tools to help you become CERTAIN about your college and career pathway. You will appreciate the time and money saved by making a more informed decision.

With over 30 years experience our Professional Coaching team supports you as you build the confidence needed to successfully move ahead.

It's about helping you maximize your performance. We have timely insight into what is needed to face today’s challenges. It is about affirming trust and providing tools to successfully work past your individual fears and percieved limitations.

We strive to help move you toward your desired outcome.

Whether you are trying to create, restore, maintain or support your health and wellness, we  stand beside you to inform and support your process.

Health and wellness at Advantage Learning Solutions, LLC means taking a look at nutritional, emotional, and spiritual aspects related to well-being.

We are guided first and foremost using a Christian perspective. Our objective is to always help our clients understand and come to a knowledge of God's best for their lives.

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Focus Areas
  2. K-12 SUPPORT

Local events and news from around the world!
  1. First Tuesdays at 7:00pm Getting to Know You Events
    On the first Tuesday of each month we host a getting to know you event. If you are interested in finding out more about us, you may appreciate this opportunity. Please fill out the form below and indicate your interest in our event. Each month we focus on one of the services we provide: Brain training, college and career, learning delays, the aging brain, nutrition, parenting, etc.
  2. Effects of Nutrition on Learning
  3. Brain Training Game Improves Executive Functions
    Published in PLOS: 01/11/2012
We have known for quite some time that nutrition plays a role in learning: According to an article in the Public Library of Science in the summer of 2006: "Poor nutrition early in life can impair neural development, leading to lower IQ in humans and flawed song learning in birds. Recent evidence indicates that many organisms can offset some of the changes associated with early poor nutrition by modifying their physical development. For example, poorly nourished children can undergo a period of accelerated growth once their diet improves, ultimately appearing normal as an adult. But such compensatory measures may come at a price, with cognitive or other developmental disabilities emerging later in life." 
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Advantage Learning Solutions, LLC provides brain training for executive function. Here's what's in the news: "Our cognitive functions change over our lifetimes. The elderly may experience a decline in a number of cognitive functions, including memory, attention, executive functions, processing speed...Although our cognitive functions decline with age, some pprevious studies have shown that the brain retains some plasticity with age. In fact,.... several cognitive training programs can improve cognitive functions such as memory, processing speed, executive function, and attention in the healthy elderly."
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The information contained on this site is intended to supplement, but not to replace, other available sources of information. In view of the possibility of changes in medical science or human error, neither the authors, ADVANTAGE! LEARNING SOLUTIONS, LLC nor any other party who has been involved in the preparation or publication of the information that appears on this site warrants that the information is in every respect accurate or complete.

ADVANTAGE! LEARNING SOLUTIONS, LLC will not be responsible or liable for the use or misuse of the materials or services offered. The purchaser/user assumes all responsibility for use or misuse of the same. ADVANTAGE! LEARNING SOLUTIONS, LLC will not be liable for any failure or delay in performance due in whole or in part to any cause beyond its reasonable control.

In Front and Behind the Scenes
Providing you with the latest most effective products and services is critical to our success. Meet the following professionals in whom we highly respect as individuals who understand the multifaceted relationship our brains have with our ability to learn and retain information.
  1. Lonnie Rae Smith, Licensed Behavioral Analyst/Educational Specialist
    Lonnie Rae Smith, Licensed Behavioral Analyst/Educational Specialist


Joseph A. Sandford, Ph.D
    Joseph A. Sandford, Ph.D
  3. Glen Zielinski, DC, DACNB, FACFN
    Glen Zielinski, DC, DACNB, FACFN
  4. Ghaile Windeck, M.A.
    Ghaile Windeck, M.A.

Welcome to Advantage Learning Solutions, LLC. Thank you for visiting our site.
Our passion: to enrich the lives of others by providing individualized learning and cognitive stimulation programs for individuals of all ages. As owner of Advantage Learning Solutions, LLC I serve my clients with a decidedly Christian perspective and over 30 years experience in education. This gives me a unique perspective as I provide exceptional innovative approaches for addressing auditory and visual processing and attentional/memory and even personal and spiritual challenges.  I work with a team of professionals who are dedicated to the same purpose. Through the years, we have worked with individuals of all ages. At Advantage, our youngest student was 4 years old. Our oldest - 92. Whatever age and stage you are in, if you are interested in developing stronger focus, attention, critical thinking skills, and demand change NOW, we can help. We look forward to serving you!

Behind the Scenes at Advantage:
Ghaile Windeck is a Professional Coaching Specialist in education, business management, human development, applied communication and cognitive assessment. With over 30 years experience, Ghaile focuses on three areas of experience; Upper Education (8 universities), Business development (several different industries and 40 + companies), Private Coaching for individuals (CEO’s, CFO’s, CTO’s, all levels of management nationally and internationally). She personally coached several executives from New York City, NY following 9-11. During the last 6 years (2011-2017) she coached and trained intensive sessions for individuals from many European countries in Cologne, Germany.

Her passion: to participate in the success of others renewing their self-confidence, innate power, and personal capabilities in life-long design and development, a form of Cognitive Brain training.

Joseph A. Sandford, Ph.D.

Dr. Joseph A. Sandford, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Virginia and has been in private practice for the past seventeen years. He sees children, adolescents and adults for emotional and behavioral problems related to ADHD, Oppositional and Conduct Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other psychological problems. Dr. Sandford has extensive experience in psychological testing, evaluation and treatment of ADHD and has presented papers of his research at national conventions of the American Psychological Association and Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. 

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