Undiagnosed Learning Disabilities: What’s At Stake

What The Research Says According to research conducted by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) in 2008, the prevalence for learning disabilities in the US is currently 7%. That is a sobering number for parents to consider, especially in light of what is at stake. Learning disabilities are disorders that make acquiring [...]

What Are Executive Functioning Skills?

Executive functioning skills are responsible for planning, organization, and time management as well as other higher-order functions. Students with deficits in this area are often described as disorganized and mislabeled lazy or procrastinators when in fact they may be suffering from poorly developed executive functioning skills. These students frequently fail to turn in homework assignments [...]

By |September 29th, 2022|ADHD|0 Comments

What Is The Difference Between Educational Therapy And Tutoring?

1. Services Provided: An educational therapist provides individualized intensive intervention, conducts formal and informal assessment of academic skills, and utilizes alternative teaching strategies. An educational therapist can also provide case management for clients with a wide range of learning disabilities and learning issues. For example, I regularly collaborate and coordinate services with teachers, doctors, [...]

College Support Services For Individuals With Special Needs

Evaluating The Range Of Support Services On College Campuses For students who learn differently, finding the right college fit is crucial for college success. This sounds easy enough, but how do you know where to start? After all, there are 2000+ colleges in the United States and they vary tremendously in the way they [...]

By |September 1st, 2022|ADHD|0 Comments

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 or address academic underperformance. Educational Therapists engage students in activities that help academics as well as teach processing, focusing, organization, memory, and study skills. Educational Therapy vs. Tutoring The [...]

What Is A Neuropsychological Assessment?

Pediatric and Young Adult Neuropsychological Assessment: The Big Picture “My son has trouble reading simple words. He guesses and substitutes words when he reads. Daniel calls himself ‘stupid.’ He will be in the third grade next fall. Something is wrong. I need help.” “I guess my granddaughter always had problems with focus. She had [...]

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