Help Your Child with Autism Improve Their Processing Skills
Children with Autism Often have Difficulty Perceiving the Differences in Sounds
You Can Improve their Attention, Memory and Language ProcessingFast ForWord is a suite of intensive programs which build the brain’s learning capacity. A child using Fast ForWord begins to make connections in his or her brain for their underdeveloped language skills.
Mother of Joseph / ASD Spectrum
Mum to Hugh – 9 years old / ASD Spectrum
Angela, Mother of Sam, 9 year old boy / ASD Spectrum
Janine, Suffolk, England, Mother of Sarah / ASD Spectrum
- Improve Listing Accuracy?
- Process Information More Quickly?
- Expand Vocabulary?
- Increase Attention and Focus?
- Enjoy Learning?
- Our brain training Fast ForWord programs strengthen auditory processing, working memory, attention and sequencing — essential cognitive skills.
- And then the reading programs build reading fluency and comprehension.
- The exercises involve making hundreds of sequencing and processing decisions in quick succession with speed and complexity added at the student’s own pace.
- Every session is an intensive and engaging processing therapy.
- Poor processing hinders the capacity to learn by listening. This limits vocabulary, comprehension, pronunciation and conversational skills.
- This inefficient listening also impacts reading and writing.
- Our auditory processing treatment builds listening skills so that language can be learned through listening. It specifically builds vocabulary, language syntax and comprehension.
- 81% of children showed improvements in attention skills.
- 83% showed changes in receptive and expressive language skills.
- 60% showed improvements in speech intelligibility.
- 76% improved pragmatic skills, including eye contact.
- Overall, 77% of the children increased an average of 1.25 years in age-equivalent scores on standardised language assessment after completing the program.
How You Know It Works
Norman Doidge, “The Brain That Changes Itself”
Education Commission of the United States
Russo, Kraus et al, NorthWestern University, USA, 2010
Scientific Learning Corporation. (2007).
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