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Date:6/15/2010

visual perceptual processing, visuo-spatial reasoning and organization. These cognitive weaknesses are typically involved in difficulty grasping and understanding abstract math concepts and solving verbal math problems. The uniqueness of this tutoring approach is that, in addition to reviewing the key math concepts, Jake began a series of cognitive exercises to improve his cognitive weaknesses. As a result, it became much easier for him to break down complex math formulas, understand components of abstract math concepts, visualize fractions and translate verbal math problems into abstract relationships and formulas.

While he can read, Jake also had some difficulty understanding reading material. However, the math tutoring he received at Brain Academy involved visual perception, spatial analysis and organization training, helping him better process written information and understand verbal math problems.

Some children suffer from a distinct learning disability, such as inability to read, spell or understand abstract math formulas. While the majority of individuals with learning problems know how to read, spell and perform basic math operations, they struggle with an inability to understand and retain a reading passage; formulate thoughts and write coherent sentences; and understand verbal math problems. When these students receive traditional tutoring, they mainly review the material presented earlier in class. However, mere repetition is not sufficient for many students with learning disability; attention deficit; or weak memory, processing and organization skills. They often feel lost when faced with another math problem, spelling list or reading comprehension task. Despite sleepless nig
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