Reviews of Programs That Purport to Improve Reading
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 11, Number 1, January 2020
Pavan Madan, MD and Fagie Mandel, MEd
Dr. Madan and Ms. Mandel have disclosed that they have no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Multiple programs claim to improve executive function and cognitive processing. Although the evidence for the efficacy of reading programs is generally scant, we discuss to how to talk with families in a manner that is clear and factual yet allows for collaboration if families choose to pursue these options.