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Educational Therapist

An educational therapist recognizes a child's current learning challenge, understands the coping mechanisms that previously “worked” to mask the learning challenge, and then helps build the child’s confidence and competence from the point where true learning stopped and masking began.

This professional diagnosis of a learning disability helps reframe behaviors that are often mischaracterized as the child’s opposition or distractedness.

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