Golick, child psychologist and author, best answers this question
“A good remedial program will work on trying to strengthen
weak areas, and at the same time work around them, teaching the
child ways of using intact abilities to compensate for disabilities.”
research has shown that children who receive early intensive remediation
have the greatest chance at academic success.
This is an effective method to lessen feelings of defeat and failure
in school, encouraging good self-esteem.
it is never too late to build on one’s skills and obtain the
support needed to accomplish set goals.
Learning Associates of Montreal employs remedial specialists who
are trained in working with individuals with learning disabilities.
provide remedial services to individuals of all ages in:
• Spelling and writing
• Test-taking and study skills
• Strategy instruction and skill building
• Organization and coping strategies
• ADD/ADHD coaching
is important to remember that remediation can benefit children,
adolescents as well as adults.