What is educational therapy?
Educational therapy is a process designed to assist students with learning disabilities and other school-related challenges, through individualized programming, aimed at improved functioning. The educational therapist collaborates with parents, teachers, physicians, neuropsychologists, and other professionals directly involved with each student.
Who would benefit from educational therapy?
Individuals challenged by:
- Learning Disabilities
- Attention Deficit Disorder
- Non-Verbal Learning Disorder
- Poor Organizational and Study Skills
- Poor Motivation
- Language Processing Difficulties
- Problems with Math, Reading, and Writing
What are the benefits of educational therapy?
- Improved school performance
- Enhanced self-esteem
- Increased confidence
- Development of study skills, which will support schoolwork throughout student’s academic career
- Improved relationship between parent and student
- Better focus and output due to new skills in study strategies, time management, and organization
- Improved ownership of academic responsibilities
- Ability to self-advocate
- Increased independence, positive behavioral trends, and happier, more successful students