How to Improve Auditory Processing Speed Using Fast ForWord

Jun 28, 2016 by Ann Osterling, MA CCC-SLP
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Sky GymIn this post, a veteran Fast ForWord provider explains how the exercises in Fast ForWord work to improve auditory processing speed -- plus, she offers advice on what to do when your child, student or client begins to struggle on the most challenging exercises: Sky Gym and Jumper Gym.  If you have experience with successful strategies too, share in the comments! 

5 Classroom Strategies to Address the Achievement Gap

Nov 3, 2015 by Kristina Birdsong
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How can conversations help close the achievement gap?  conversationsWhat types of conversations are most beneficial?  Find out how you can implement strategies in your classroom starting today that can help boost learning for all your students.

Right vs. Left Brained + Autism, APD, ADHD Neuroscience and More

Feb 4, 2014 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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Our annual Visionary Conference for clinical providers takes place February 21-22, and like last year, the conference is open to anyone interested in attending. Get all the info on speakers and sessions here!

The Neuroplasticity Revolution With Dr. Norman Doidge

Oct 8, 2013 by Norene Wiesen
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Norman Doidge, M.D., discusses why the concept of brain plasticity—the brain’s ability to grow and change in structure and function in response to experience—is “the most important change in our understanding of the brain in 400 years.”

Overcoming Language and Reading Problems: The Promise of Brain Plasticity

Sep 11, 2013 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
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Find out how children around the world are rewiring their brains to overcome 'insurmountable' language and reading problems.

How to Create an Effective Summer Learning Program

Feb 12, 2013 by Hallie Smith, MA CCC-SLP
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Yes, you cancreate an effective summer learning program, and it's easier with technology. Find out what the Rand Corporation's report on summer school recommends.

Selective Hearing: How Your Brain Extracts Meaning from the Noise

Nov 27, 2012 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
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How can selective hearing help your students in the classroom?  New research indicates that selective hearing can help us focus on one voice in the sea of other noises and how we can benefit from this.

What Educators May Not Know about the Neuroscience of Learning

Nov 6, 2012 by Scott Sterling
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In a recent webinar, Dr. Paula Tallal discussed her original research on auditory processing, its relationship to language development, and the far-reaching effect that deficiencies in those area can have on learning.

Join Us for Our 2012 Fall Webinar Series for Educators

Sep 4, 2012 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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Our fall webinars begin this week and include topics on how the brain learns and how to increase student achievement.  Register today!

Overall District Performance Score Improves at Almost Double the Rate of LA State Baseline Score

Feb 14, 2012 by Melissa Agocs
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[VIDEO]: This research report highlights the St. Mary Parish district performance score improvements after Fast ForWord use. The district’s gains were measured using the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP).

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