Does Fast ForWord work? Understanding the research

Posted on 29 October 2013

Whether you’re a Fast ForWord advocate or sceptic, we recommend you take the time to understand the research for and against the program so...

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Stop your child going backwards during the school holidays

Posted on 16 October 2013

The summer holidays offer a well-deserved break after a long, hard academic year. It’s a time to relax and enjoy family life.

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New Neuroscience & Learning Webinars

Posted on 12 September 2013

Webinars are a great way to keep up to date with the latest research, wherever you are. Sonic Learning is excited to announce three...

What is Reading Assistant?

Posted on 20 August 2013

What is Reading Assistant? How is the Reading Assistant program graded? How do I know Reading Assistant will work for my child? Dr Martha...

Auditory Processing Skills & Reading Disorders in Children

Posted on 14 August 2013

It’s not exactly news that there’s a relationship between auditory processing skills and reading disorders in children. But with research by scientists such as...

Everyday ways to build literacy in young children

Posted on 8 August 2013

Without strong language skills, children will struggle in school and in life.  Literacy  (reading, writing and spelling) is the foundation for learning – and the...

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Help for students struggling with reading fluency and comprehension

Posted on 4 June 2013

Reading fluency refers to the ease with which a student reads. Fluent readers read more quickly and with automaticity in word recognition. They enjoy...

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Brain Myths in Education: Making Sense of Fact vs Fiction

Posted on 30 April 2013

In this webinar, Dr. Bill Jenkins and Dr. Martha Burns help us sort fact from fiction. Here are some of the things we learned:

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Dr Martha Burns’ successful Australian seminar tour

Posted on 2 April 2013

At her Australian seminars this month, Dr Martha Burns, neuroscientist and speech pathologist, discussed topics such as:

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The importance of boosting motivation for learning

Posted on 20 February 2013

Why do some children give up while others power on, and how can we motivate students for learning?