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Why try Executive Function Coaching?

With the help of Parallel’s trained executive function coaches, students are equipped with tools to build and strengthen their executive function skills. The goal of a coach is for their student to gain confidence in becoming an independent learner and problem solver. Parallel coaches are verified through an intensive interview and vetting process. Our coaching is individualized for each student, helping them succeed in school, at work, at home, and in all aspects of life.


How does Educational Therapy help?

Our educational therapists specialize in working with students who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. These learners benefit from multi-sensory structured language education (MSLE). Our approach includes auditory, kinesthetic, and visual activities to provide the necessary scaffolding needed to solidify foundational skills. Parallel specialists complete an interview and vetting process, are certified by Orton-Gillingham, and have a strong background in education.

Why utilize Educational Therapy with Parallel?

Our educational therapists specialize in working with students who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia as well as various learning differences. Using a multi-sensory approach, we incorporate auditory, kinesthetic, and visual activities to provide the necessary scaffolding needed to solidify foundational skills. Parallel specialists complete an interview and vetting process, are Orton-Gillingham certified, and have a strong background in education.

What is Educational Therapy?

Educational therapy is designed to support a child's learning differences or disabilities by building strong foundational learning skills. Our learning specialists center their interventions around a child's strengths, challenges, and needs, specifically in the areas of reading, writing and math. Desired outcomes of educational therapy include improved performance at school, the development of new skills and strategies, filling in any learning gaps and strengthening essential and foundational academic skills.

What is a Neurodevelopmental Assessment?

A comprehensive learning assessment by a licensed psychologist that identifies a student's strengths and weaknesses and touches on their neurological, developmental, and behavioral abilities.

What’s included in an Assessment?

Assessment includes: Initial appointment, testing sessions, report writing, & feedback session.

Testing (typically) includes: IQ, attention, behavior, & achievement (requires multiple sessions to complete).

How long does getting an Assessment take?

The assessment usually takes 6-8 hrs in total to complete but varies by student.

The entire process usually takes 2-weeks to 1-month (from the initial appointment to the report delivery).

What’s the Parallel difference?

Parallel is on a mission to make learning assessments more accessible and affordable. Thanks to the software we built for providers, we use their time much more efficiently, so families pay less without sacrificing quality.

These tools also allow us to better tailor the assessment to your student’s needs, save families time, and enable providers to focus on what’s important–caring for your child!

How do I get started?

Whether you're ready to start today or have questions about pricing, insurance, or Parallel in general—book a free consultation with one of our care coordinators! They'll be able to answer all your questions and help with next steps.

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Why try Executive Function Coaching?

With the help of Parallel’s trained executive function coaches, students are equipped with tools to build and strengthen their executive function skills. The goal of a coach is for their student to gain confidence in becoming an independent learner and problem solver. Parallel coaches are verified through an intensive interview and vetting process. Our coaching is individualized for each student, helping them succeed in school, at work, at home, and in all aspects of life.


How does Educational Therapy help?

Our educational therapists specialize in working with students who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. These learners benefit from multi-sensory structured language education (MSLE). Our approach includes auditory, kinesthetic, and visual activities to provide the necessary scaffolding needed to solidify foundational skills. Parallel specialists complete an interview and vetting process, are certified by Orton-Gillingham, and have a strong background in education.

Why utilize Educational Therapy with Parallel?

Our educational therapists specialize in working with students who have language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia as well as various learning differences. Using a multi-sensory approach, we incorporate auditory, kinesthetic, and visual activities to provide the necessary scaffolding needed to solidify foundational skills. Parallel specialists complete an interview and vetting process, are Orton-Gillingham certified, and have a strong background in education.

What is Educational Therapy?

Educational therapy is designed to support a child's learning differences or disabilities by building strong foundational learning skills. Our learning specialists center their interventions around a child's strengths, challenges, and needs, specifically in the areas of reading, writing and math. Desired outcomes of educational therapy include improved performance at school, the development of new skills and strategies, filling in any learning gaps and strengthening essential and foundational academic skills.

What is a Neurodevelopmental Assessment?

A comprehensive learning assessment by a licensed psychologist that identifies a student's strengths and weaknesses and touches on their neurological, developmental, and behavioral abilities.

What’s included in an Assessment?

Assessment includes: Initial appointment, testing sessions, report writing, & feedback session.

Testing (typically) includes: IQ, attention, behavior, & achievement (requires multiple sessions to complete).

How long does getting an Assessment take?

The assessment usually takes 6-8 hrs in total to complete but varies by student.

The entire process usually takes 2-weeks to 1-month (from the initial appointment to the report delivery).

What’s the Parallel difference?

Parallel is on a mission to make learning assessments more accessible and affordable. Thanks to the software we built for providers, we use their time much more efficiently, so families pay less without sacrificing quality.

These tools also allow us to better tailor the assessment to your student’s needs, save families time, and enable providers to focus on what’s important–caring for your child!

How do I get started?

Whether you're ready to start today or have questions about pricing, insurance, or Parallel in general—book a free consultation with one of our care coordinators! They'll be able to answer all your questions and help with next steps.