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Monica Kmetz Cochran, M.Ed.
Monica Kmetz Cochran, M.Ed.

Monica is passionate about nurturing the love of learning and has vast experience in helping learners of all ages enjoy learning. Working locally in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area and virtually (online), all over the world, she especially enjoys helping learners who have unique talents and challenges develop their strengths and learn in ways that work for them, so they can become lifelong learners and thrive in our 21st century world.

Personalized Learning

In the traditional educational paradigm, only students with special needs are able to escape the one-size-fits-all learning approach. These students receive an Individualized Educational Plan. Monica’s experience is that all learners thrive when learning is personalized. When a learning plan

Educational Therapy

A personalized approach to learning that builds on the strengths and interests of a learner is often enough to keep the curiosity and desire to learn alive. Sometimes, however, a learner might need a more specialized approach to be able

Parent Education & Coaching

Being a parent seems to have become more complicated in the 21st century than ever before. There are so many competing ideas of what is the best way to be a parent that it can be confusing and overwhelming. Using

Transition Planning

Thinking about “next steps” for ourselves and others can be challenging at times. There are many different transition points in a learner’s life, from:– The beginning of our educational journey (what is the best educational setting for your wee one);


As an Advanced DIRFloortime Practitioner, Monica can bring the DIR model into your home. Certified by the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning, Inc. (ICDL), she can help parents understand and work with the unique challenges and strengths of their children. What is

Safe and Sound Protocol

What Is SSP? The Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) is a 5-hour intervention designed to reduce stress and auditory sensitivity while enhancing social engagement and resilience. By calming the physiological and emotional state, the door is opened for improved communication

Contact Us

Monica Kmetz Cochran, M.Ed.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
monica at learningwithoutborders dot com
(313) 319-7165