My Son Announced He Was Dropping Out of High School: Mary’s Story

Sep 15, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
A veteran educator was shocked when her son announced he was dropping out of high school.  But after the Fast ForWord program, he tested a year above grade level in reading and was back in school. Watch >> 

Improving Auditory Processing in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sep 8, 2011 by Barbara Calhoun, Ph.D

A recent study by Nicole Russo and her team at Northwestern University demonstrates that directed auditory training using Fast ForWord software shows great promise for improving auditory processing in children with ASD.   Learn more >

Still the Write Stuff: Why We Must Continue Teaching Handwriting

Aug 23, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Some argue that teaching handwriting skills is less important than teaching keyboarding skills. However, studies show that learning handwriting skills changes patterns in the brain. Read more.

Ben’s Story: Intensive Intervention Helps a Young Boy on the Autism Spectrum Succeed

Jul 14, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

Read the story of Ben, an autistic boy whose life changed after using a computer-based intensive language and reading intervention now available to families as part of Fast ForWord Home.

5 Paths To Brain Health: Tips From Dr. Paul Nussbaum

Jul 5, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

These brain health tips from clinical neuropsychologist Dr. Paul Nussbaum can help you keep your brain fit and healthy throughout your lifetime.

Fast ForWord Featured on ABC 7 News

Jun 17, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
VIDEO: Students at Oakland, CA, Korematsu Discovery Academy who used Fast ForWord products achieved reading test gains of 1.5 years, on average.  Now the school is looking to expand the program to all students.

The Essential Nature of Developing Oral Reading Fluency

Jun 7, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Current research shows oral reading fluency is a strong predictor of reading comprehension skills. Learn how  to develop and improve oral reading fluency with these fun activities.

Grammar Skill Improvement with Fast ForWord Software

May 19, 2011 by Barbara Calhoun, Ph.D

An experienced educator and doctoral researcher wanted to know if the Fast ForWord products could improve grammar skills for typical middle school students.  See what she found out. 

A Gymnast, a Cursor and a Monkey Named Aurora

May 17, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Read how brain plasticity and current advances in technology have the ability to change the way we live.

Inspiring Students to Dream, Learn and Grow

May 10, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
The engaged student is the key to unlocking a world of inspiration and wonder. But what exactly isstudent engagement, and how can we motivate students to discover the wonders of learning on their own?

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