What Is an Educational Therapist (and How to Find a Good One)

“It is important to understand the difference between a “tutor” and an “educational therapist.” A tutor provides subject support whereas educational therapists provide remediation by addressing the specific learning disability with specialized teaching techniques. (This can sometimes be achieved within the context of a particular subject.)

There are many teaching approaches and kinds of expertise. An ideal therapist is eclectic and able to pull many “tricks from his/her bag.” The educational therapist has the ability to analyze the student’s individual learning style, discover which remedial approach works best and help the student to understand and come to terms with this learning style. This is often referred to as the diagnostic/prescriptive approach.”

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Source: www.ncld.org

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