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About Pathways

For some students, such as those with learning differences, and/or those who fall behind their peers academically, the academic foundation could be weak; however, when the right tools are implemented within an appropriate setting— tools that tackle learning issues at the root— the academic foundation is restored. Most teaching uses only sight and sound, but our multi-sensory approach uses these senses plus touch (tactile) and movement (kinetic) to enhance memory and learning. An NILD Educational Therapist uses interactive, multi-faceted techniques to help struggling students think and learn effectively. [ Continue Reading ]

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What is NILD Educational Therapy?

The main goal of NILD Educational Therapy® is the development of clear, efficient thinking. Students are given tools to enable them to overcome their learning deficits. While tutoring typically focuses on content, educational therapy builds efficient learning processes. NILD Educational Therapy® teaches students how to think rather than what to think. [ Continue Reading ]

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Why Teach Handwriting?

While some children have the capacity to learn handwriting quickly and easily, not all fall into that category.  Sadly, school officials, who might think that in our high-tech society cursive handwriting has become obsolete, have decided to omit cursive handwriting from classroom instruction. [ Continue Reading ]

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When your child is struggling with academics, there is an underlying reason. Unlike tutoring that treats the symptoms of academic issues, educational therapy gets to the root of the problem, which usually lies in one or more cognitive areas called processing skills.