Low academic achievement
One of the most important problems that students face in their school life is the problem of academic delay, as students, parents and teachers suffer from this problem caused by various psychological, educational and social factors. Therefore, psychologists, education, teachers and parents have a great interest in this problem, and in particular the poor academic achievement is due to reasons Mental, physical, social, or emotional, which leads to a lower level of achievement than the student’s normal level. 
Methods of treatment for poor academic achievement
For the treatment of poor academic achievement, there are several methods that help raise the level of academic achievement, which are: 
The psychological counselor got acquainted with the problem, its cause, and found the relationship between it and what he studied in the science of counseling and psychology, so that he will be able to support and motivate the student, spread confidence in himself, create an atmosphere of familiarity between them, then inform the student of his problem, and encourage him to modify his academic and practical behavior to raise His academic level and achieving excellence in the academic field.
Reviewing the curricula and teaching methods that teach students who are late to study, and when proven ineffective and efficient, new and innovative programs must be prepared to take into account the characteristics of students who suffer from poor academic achievement, so that they are able to accommodate their capabilities and needs, and it is also important to consider individual levels and differences between students .
The development of capabilities, interests and inclinations of the late student in terms of education, through his occupation of various educational activities and means.
Taking into account the motivations generated by students who are studying late, and achieving them through the experiences and skills that help their success, and avoiding them feeling frustrated and failure.
Motivating students who suffer from poor academic achievement and satisfying their needs and experiences, to avoid their failure and frustration.
The teacher constantly reviews the subject with students, submits information to them, and links them to reality.
The use of modern and advanced educational methods, such as visual and auditory devices, because it helps students to understand, visualize and perceive, and addresses the different senses they have.
The need for continuous communication between parents and teachers to follow up and evaluate the situation, and the academic achievement of students.
Parents constantly review children’s lessons, and pay attention to their monthly, quarterly, and annual calendars to correct their mistakes, and increase the opportunity to raise their achievement level.
Types of poor academic achievement
Because of poor academic achievement, there are several types: 
General academic delay: This type is related to the amount of intelligence the student has, as the IQ ranges between underachievement between 70-85%.
A special academic delay: It is the poor academic achievement in a particular subject, such as: mathematics, English or Arabic, and this type is related to a set of difficult situations and circumstances that the student is going through, such as: the death of a family member, or seeing some manifestations of violence, such as killing, displacement, and invasions .