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Academic Language Therapy 

Tuition and Fees: 
Monthly tuition is based on frequency and location.  Please complete the contact form for an initial consultation to determine your child’s needs.  Sessions are one hour in duration.  Tuition is paid monthly and due on the 1st day of each month.  (For example, September tuition is due September 1st.)  While there is no required contract length for therapy, Smart Cookie reading recommends therapy continue for at least 18-24 months.  Therapy commitment and payment run month-to-month. Parents are asked to commit and pay monthly so that waiting lists may be filled accurately.  

Formal progress reports are provided to parents yearly.  Curriculum supplies and consumables, benchmark assessments, all parent conferences, and yearly reports are included in each student's monthly tuition.  Smart Cookie Reading will also consult with your child's teachers, and other specialists and with written parent permission.  

Schedule: 
Direct instruction coupled with intensity yields the most consistent results with children diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities.  Smart Cookie Reading recommends that all students enroll for a minimum of three sessions per week Monday-Friday for language-based therapy.    

Locations: 
Therapy can be provided in a number of locations:

  • Smart Cookie Reading office located in Old Town Warrenton
  • Private or public school setting (additional travel charge if greater than 10 miles)


Study Skills Academic Therapy and Coaching

Content:
Study skills academic therapy and coaching focuses on teaching and reviewing research-based study skills in isolation to automaticity.  Therapy topics may include:  time management, homework and notebook organization, memory aids and enhancements, planning and prioritizing, and study and test taking skills.  Sessions are individualized to each student and may also include research-based reading comprehension and vocabulary strategies, as well as word origin study as appropriate.  Students in grades 6-12 are instructed using an academic therapy curriculum and approach as opposed to homework help or specific coursework tutoring.

Schedule: 
Study skills and ADHD coaching is best achieved in one to two scheduled sessions per week. For current clients, study skills therapy may be added during the week and/or at the end of language therapy sessions at a reduced cost.  Current clients may choose 30 or 60 minute increments. 

Tuition: 
Monthly tuition is based on frequency and location.  Please contact Smart Cookie for an initial consultation to determine your child’s needs. Formal progress reports are provided to parents twice yearly.  Progress reports and consumables are included in each student's monthly tuition.  

Locations: 
Therapy can be provided in a number of locations:

  • Smart Cookie Reading office located in Old Town Warrenton
  • Private or public school setting (additional travel charge if greater than 10 miles )​​

Advocacy Services 

​Advocacy services include attending IEP meetings, IEP work sessions, and/or teacher conferences. Other services include writing goals, coaching parents on the IEP process, and coaching students to participate in their IEP meetings.  Openings are available on a limited basis as most slots are given to current clients.  Meetings are billed hourly and travel charges may apply.