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Sam’s Tutoring Sessions

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Sam suffered a traumatic brain injury due to oxygen deprivation. Once released from the hospital, testing showed Sam’s reading comprehension went from a college level to a fifth-grade level. His parents hired him a tutor.

Based on the concept of plasticity, what is Sam’s prognosis?

A

Sam will likely continue to read at a fifth-grade​ level.

B

Sam’s reading comprehension will likely continue to decrease.

C

With tutoring, Sam’s reading comprehension level will likely be maintained.

D

With tutoring, Sam’s reading comprehension level will likely increase.

E

Sam’s tutoring will likely result in fluctuating reading comprehension scores.