About Us

Fix Language and Reading Problems Fast with Our 2-in-1 Reading and Brain Training Program

Improved Reading Skills

Fast ForWord targets the reading skills of phonemic awareness, phonics, the alphabet, vocabulary, grammar, fluency, and comprehension.

Improved Cognitive Skills and Executive Function

Our brain-based approach results in strong cognitive skills that are core to reading and language, like memory, attention, processing, and sequencing.

Fast ForWord is backed by 30+years of multilevel neuroscience research proven with over 300 research papers including…

Software Development

Scientific Learning inc was founded in 1996 to deliver online learning acceleration programs that enable students to make dramatic, enduring gains in academic performance.

Their unique approach combines the science of learning with proprietary, adaptive technologies in a variety of learning environments. More than 300 research studies from thousands of schools over 15 years demonstrate the effectiveness of the programs for students at a range of performance levels—from below basic to advanced, and across multiple subject areas.


Michael M. Merzenich, Ph.D., is an elected member of the US National Academy of Sciences. He has been described as “the father of brain plasticity” in the book “The Brain That Changes Itself”.

In this video Dr. Merzenich talks about the Scientific Learning approach to accelerating learning.

See Mike Merzenich’s TED Talk on Brain Plasticity


Dr. Paula A Tallal received her Ph.D. from Cambridge. She is Board of Governor’s Chair of Neuroscience and Co-Director of the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at Rutgers University and Co-Founder and a Director of Scientific Learning Corp. 

A world-recognized authority on language-learning disabilities, she is active on many scientific advisory boards and government committees for both developmental language disorders and learning problems.University. i

In this video Dr. Tallal talks about neuroscience, phonology and reading.

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“An exciting new program, (Reading Assistant)…strongly recommended… — repeated oral reading — number one priority… It requires little time and minimal expertise, and it invariably works.”

Sally Shaywitz, M.D.