The Center for Speech Excellence
Fast ForWord is a series of computer-based therapy programs that utilize research on how the brain learns language to assist those with a variety language-learning disorders, such as dyslexia, auditory processing disorders and other language-learning impairments.
These individuals are not able to distinguish the rapidly changing sound elements and sequences of on-going speech because their brains cannot process these sound elements quickly enough. The computer exercises acoustically alter speech sounds so they are more readily distinguishable by those with language-learning impairments.
There are several different programs depending on the needs of the individual:
Fast ForWord Language Series builds the following foundational language skills for pre-school and elementary school students:
Fast ForWord Reading Series builds the following skills for students from pre-school through high school:
We consider Fast ForWord™ as one of our tools for auditory-language processing therapy. We provide comprehensive testing, program planning, guidance and computer-based monitoring for the duration of this powerful program.
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