In the book, The Brain That Changes Itself, Dr. Norman Doidge reveals a fascinating look at the brain and how it can re-wire itself through the lifespan by the concept of Brain Plasticity.
After 29 days of using the Fast ForWord products, students 6 to 8 years of age saw both improved auditory attention and improved early reading skills.
The results of a study conducted by Elise Temple and her colleagues find that students with dyslexia have reduced cortical activity in the temporo-parietal and inferior frontal regions. The activation becomes more typical when students undergo intensive remediation with the Fast ForWord Language product and that the changes in cortical activation are correlated with improvements in early reading skills.
Students were selected from grades one through eight to participate in this longitudinal study on the effects of using the Fast ForWord Reading software in Clarke County School District in Georgia. It was determined that 40% of the non-proficient students reached CRCT reading proficiency in one year with the use of the Fast ForWord Reading software.