What is Educational Therapy?

Educational Therapy offers children and adults with learning disabilities and other learning challenges a wide range of intensive, individualized interventions designed to remediate learning problems. Educational therapy demystifies learning problems and stimulates clients’ awareness of their strengths so they can use those strengths to best advantage to overcome or compensate for areas of weakness. Educational […]

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Does my child or adolescent need Educational Therapy?

The need for educational therapy may be identified in a number of ways. If your child or adolescent has never been identified by specialists or school personnel, you may have observed some of the following indicators: Early ear infections, delay in learning language, and difficulty maintaining concentration, remembering, and/or paying attention. Loss of self-esteem regarding […]

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The Difference Between Educational Therapy and Tutoring

While a tutor generally focuses on teaching specific subject matter, an educational therapist’s focus is broader.  Educational therapists collaborate with all the significant people concerned with the student’s learning, and they focus not only on remediation but also on building self-awareness and underlying learning skills to help clients become more self-reliant, efficient learners. More resources: […]

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Understanding the five leading learning and attention issues

Does your child struggle with attention, reading, math, writing or coordination? It could be due to learning and attention issues. Read about five of the most common learning and attention issues here. 1. ADHD: More Than Moving Fast Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects around 10 percent of kids between ages 3 and 17. ADHD makes […]

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Understanding the Evaluation Process

By Amanda Morin An evaluation is the gateway to special education. Before your child can get special education and related services for the first time, the school must give her a comprehensive evaluation. This process is guided by legal rules in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Understanding the comprehensive evaluation process is easier […]

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