At the start of her program, Cara was apprehensive and struggled with fear of failure. However, this soon diminished as an alliance was built and Cara revealed a great internal motivation to learn.
Some of Cara’s difficulties did not make themselves fully apparent right away. As Cara became more comfortable, she began to push back on certain tasks, which was helpful and revealing because it pointed directly to specific challenges underlying the tasks. Cara also often tried to jump ahead in tasks, and this was consistent with her learning in the classroom.
Cara’s program focused on increasing her processing speed, reducing her impulsivity and teaching her evidence-based memory techniques and strategies.