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|About||Krista M. Marchman, Ph.D. is The Academic Coach, an informational resource for cultivating deeper understanding of children's uniqueness in learning.|
Founded on her dedication of over 25 years to providing quality in evaluating children, as The Academic Coach, Dr. Krista M. Marchman seeks to educate others on the importance of building a profile of a child’s uniqueness. An endeavor that should not be determined by the simplest of efforts, limited by the medical model or marginalized by the status-quo in mainstream education.
Rather, building a profile of a child’s strengths and weaknesses should be a comprehensive endeavor that leaves no stone uncovered and provides clues about how to help a child with their academic problems and focuses more directly upon specific strategies by associating performance problems with specific potential cognitive causes. This method has the potential to help parents and teachers alike understand why a child thinks and behaves the way they do–and help them to succeed