Academic Learning Skills
Here are a few definitions of the major skills we teach to support academic learning.
- Individualized Reading Programs: to Support: Reading Accuracy, Reading Rate, Comprehension, and Spelling.
- Auditory Processing: a basic skill that is needed to learn to read and spell. Helps one hear the difference, order, and number of sounds in words faster.
- Sensory-Motor Integration: to have the sensory skills work in synchrony with the motor skills such as: eye-hand coordination.
- Sustained Attention: the ability to attend to a task for a certain period of time.
- Long Term Memory: to retrieve past information.
- Short Term Memory: hold a small amount of information in mind for a short period of time.
- Visual Memory: retrieve visual information for spelling and writing composition.
- Working Memory: to retain information while processing or using it.
- Processing Speed: increase automaticity of visual and auditory information.
- Visualizing and Verbalizing: visualize information forreading comprehension and verbal/written expression.
- Central Auditory Processing———- Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing
- Executive Function Skills———–Strengthen Processing Skills: Memory, Attention, Language and Motor Control and Marshall These Attributes to Form Executive Function Skills For Writing and Time Management.