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How to talk to your child about NAPLAN

Posted on 22 August 2019

Regardless of whether or not your child is taking NAPLAN this year, something all Australian parents face at some point is how to talk...

Do children with reading problems catch up?

Will he catch up or fall further and further behind?

Posted on 17 July 2019

Last week the phone at the office rang, as it does many times every day. “Welcome to Sonic Learning, my name is Claire, how...

I can't do it

“I can’t do it” – Learned helplessness in children and teenagers

Posted on 16 June 2019

If a person doesn’t believe they can do something, they either won’t bother trying or will just make a half-hearted effort with the expectation of...

Is dyslexia more common in males?

Posted on 16 March 2019

Neuroscientist and Speech Pathologist Dr Martha Burns answers the question “is dyslexia more common in males?” in this video interview. Yes, it is –...

Is CAPD genetic?

Is Auditory Processing Disorder Genetic?

Posted on 14 February 2019

Neuroscientist and Speech Pathologist Dr Martha Burns answers the question “is auditory processing disorder genetic?” in this video interview. The answer is: possibly, but...

Jamie’s phenomenal turn-around

Posted on 11 February 2019

“The changes in Jamie are just phenomenal since using the Fast ForWord program. I had no idea how big the changes would be.” Jamie...

What to do about a bad school report

5 ways to take control of the new school year

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Facing another school year can be a daunting experience, with shopping for uniforms and books, and readjusting to the school routine. Then let’s not...

William used Fast ForWord as preparation for year 1

Posted on 29 January 2019

“On top of all the amazing neuroscience that is embedded in the program, a major reward for William is that he learnt to apply...

School holiday programs

Prevent learning regression these school holidays

Posted on 19 November 2018

The summer holidays are nearly here! After a long school year, kids need a break. But it’s also important that they stay healthy –...

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How to Spot Auditory Processing Disorder (APD/CAPD)

Posted on 12 November 2018

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD, also known as Central Auditory Processing Disorder or CAPD) is often hard to spot because the symptoms may be similar...