FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
First, we identify the learning problems by finding the cause of the struggle. Then, we work to therapeutically strengthen those weak areas and build written and spoken language skills. We treat the cause, not the symptoms.
Many of our students have seen improved communication and organization, ease in studies and homework, less stress, increased confidence, and increased self-esteem.
The Test Kit can be administered in several ways. It can be ordered and given by you within the comfort of your own home, the evaluation can be administered via screenshare by our trained evaluators, or, if you live near our Catasauqua, PA center, we can administer it here.
The test takes about an hour to an hour and a half. If necessary, the test can be broken up into three segments. The test is an excellent way to identify learning strengths and weaknesses and is a very helpful tool for understanding your student's struggles whether you choose to do the therapy or not.
This test identifies the student's reading grade level, including comprehension and comfort/frustration reading levels. It addresses spelling grade level, including phonics knowledge comparison of auditory vs. visual processing. It indicates whether your student is an auditory learner or a visual learner. Detailed graphs are provided, showing the student’s immediate, short-term, and long-term memory. This shows details regarding how well the student retains information.
In most cases, a complete results packet will be sent to you within 3 business days. If the test is done at our center, you may opt to have the results sent by mail, or come back into the office for the results. Depending on results, we may suggest our Sensory Integration therapy program.
The SIT program is done on your computer with accompanying worksheets. It is done four days per week, one hour per day. It takes about nine-ten months to complete. The program takes you automatically through the exercises and moves you onto the next lesson for the next session. Our staff will keep up with your progress if you choose to send in the monthly score sheets that can be easily printed out after each lesson.
The therapy is appropriate and effective for ages 6-adult.
Yes. In most cases we will begin a basic reader on our 6-week letter identification program before starting the therapy. There is no additional charge for this extra program.
We have had almost 30 years of success with this program! We offer the program to individuals, schools, and learning centers. We hear many great things about how children are improving in all areas. You can find our comments and testimonials on our homepage.
All you need is a computer with Internet access. If you do not have Internet access please contact us to explore additional options.
No, in some cases other test results may be helpful in determining where to place the individual on the therapy program. However, if you opt to do the therapy program without our testing, you waive the option to do the post-therapy test, which is normally compared to the first test for a progress report.
INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS
If you are like many school administrators, you face the constant pressure and burden of students who are unable to keep up with your academic program
- Every year you lose several students due to learning disabilities.
- Every year you try to help students with learning problems but with little success
- Every year you are unable to accept new students because of learning difficulties or learning disabilities.
As many as one in three students will experience the pain of an unidentified learning disability! Understanding and properly identifying these learning problems is the first step to a solution.
The good news is – there is a solution!