If a child struggles in reading, the difficulty will only grow every year along with low self esteem. O-I-See Youth Strategies uses Brief Solution Focused Therapy to strengthen a child's reading skills. The hidden goal is achieved when the child's self esteem is strengthened through reading achievement and success.
O-I-See Youth Strategies ultimate goal for tutoring is providing a non-threatening, safe environment where children celebrate learning and can feel successful. We not only care about children’s academic progress, but our nurturing spirit also supports children’s emotional intelligence as well. The end result…children with higher self-esteem AND confidence while achieving academically!
While some children are identified in the first or second grade as reading strugglers, the majority of those with dyslexia are not identified until at least the third grade. By then they have developed many coping mechanisms for dealing with this hidden struggle that can hinder their self-esteem in future years.