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Autism Spectrum Disorder
Every child deserves a voice. But for most children with autism, using words and language to express themselves is one of the most difficult parts of their day. Along with language difficulties, children on the autism spectrum can show better than average processing in some areas, but significant weaknesses in the processing needed to focus in a classroom, to learn to read, or to comprehend what they’re reading.
There is no better way to understand how Fast ForWord improves autism than to hear from a family who is in the midst of using the program. Read this family’s journey with Fast ForWord.
Rethinking Learning Blog – by “Mama Woz”
Within the past decade, neuroscience research has enabled views of the brain at work — functional brain imaging — as well as views of brain pathways. This emerging technology now shows developmental differences in the brain connections of individuals with autism.
To learn more about this research and how to wire the brains of children with autism for language and reading:
New Views into the Science of Educating Children with Autism (PDF).
Fast ForWord to Communication for ASD Kids!
Dr. Martha S. Burns on Autism One Radio.
Dr. Martha Burns, Ph.D., has been a speech language pathologist in the Chicago area for 35 years. She serves on the faculty of Northwestern University, department of communication sciences and disorders, and on the medical staff of Evanston-Northwestern Hospital. Dr. Burns also serves as senior clinical specialist and director of professional relations at Scientific Learning Corporation. Teri and Dr. Burns will discuss how to open up the world of communication to ASD children, discussing Scientific Learning’s Fast ForWord Home (formerly known as BrainPro) which combines Fast ForWord® software with individualized consultant services.