Learning challenges, including but not limited to:
What Educational Therapy helps with
Non-Verbal Learning Disorder
Reading and Writing Difficulties
Language Processing Problems
Visual Processing Problems
Attention Deficit Disorder
Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Fragile X, and Tourette’s syndrome
Low Academic Self-esteem
Poor Organizational and Study Skills
School and Test Anxiety
School Placement and
Poor Social Skills
An Educational Therapist is…
An educational therapist is a professional who combines educational and therapeutic approaches for evaluation, remediation, case management, and communication/advocacy on behalf of children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities or learning problems.
Educational Therapy is broken up into a minimum of three phases that work together to bring about successful cognitive, academic, and social-emotional progress.
Role of an Educational Therapist:
Performing informal assessments that take a look at differential diagnosis.
Synthesizing information from other specialists, teachers, parents, caregivers, and the
Interpreting self-administered assessment data and data from other sources.
Recognizing the presenting problems as the manifestation of the underlying learning
Identifying and prioritizing primary versus secondary issues.
Anticipating problems that may emerge over time, in addition to identifying current
problems, as contexts and demands change.
Analyzing trends in academic domains in order to design a treatment plan.
Understanding the language of Allied Professionals to effectively communicate with
clients and students and all involved parties.
Consulting and collaborating with other specialists to identify additional needed services.
Adapting the treatment plan as needed.
Infused with Social Skills Groups and Reflective Parenting sessions, Educational Therapy becomes more dynamic, more effective and the result generalize and apply to most other challenging academic and social settings.