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Checklist: 10 Things to Look For in an Educational Therapist

By Erica Patino

The right educational therapist can help your child improve academically. When considering a therapist, ask if she has the following things.

10 Things to Look For in an Educational Therapist

There’s no standard licensing requirement for educational therapists. Ask if she has college training in research-based instruction or professional development in proven methodologies. You can also ask if she’s mentored by a school-based specialist, such as a speech-language specialist. Explore what you need to know about educational therapy.

About the Author

Portrait of Erica Patino

Erica Patino is an online writer and editor who specializes in health and wellness content.

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Portrait of Sheldon Horowitz

Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D., is senior director of learning resources and research at the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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