Objective: For children with IQ scores in the borderline range, the expectation is that IQ and functioning cannot be increased to the average range. However, in this case study of a child with epilepsy, intensive one-on-one intervention for one year led to average verbal IQ and average performance in the general education classroom. This case provides an example of the potential for some children to demonstrate average intellectual capacities and typical functioning following intensive interventions. Method: This child had oxygen deprivation at birth, and in early childhood, she began having absence seizures, which initially were not well controlled with medication. When she was 10 years old, her parents removed her from school and enrolled her in intensive one-on-one interventions for one year before reenrolling her in school. The interventions consisted of speech therapy twice per week and one-on-one specialized tutoring by a certified special education teacher. The curriculum focused on...

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