Stop your child going backwards during the school holidays

Reading frustration school holidays

Children’s learning levels often regress during the holidays.

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

However, during this time, many children rarely read a book, write a story or practice their times tables. Really, it’s understandable that children want a break from mental stimulation – they’ve been learning all year. Everyone needs a break.

Unfortunately, on returning to school, it’s often found that children’s learning levels have taken a step backwards; much of the hard work during the previous year was for nothing!

While it is important to allow your child time to relax and play, it is equally important to keep their brain stimulated and prevent regression.

But how can you get your child to be mentally stimulated without burdening them with more school work? The answer is combining brain training with something that every child loves: computer games.

Sonic Learning offers three evidence-based computer programs that present the perfect compromise between play and work:

Fast ForWord

These fun and interactive computer exercises are proven to:

95% of users who complete training achieve measurable results.

Reading Assistant

It’s like having a personal reading mentor. Reading Assistant is:

  • Fun and engaging
  • Proven to work
  • A program that actually listens to the reader and provides feedback

With Reading Assistant, students can improve their reading grade level up to 50% more than students receiving classroom instruction alone, in the same time period.


Studies consistently show that most attention deficits result from a working memory deficit.

 Fast ForWord free demonstration Reading Assistant trial Cogmed working memory trial
View how Fast ForWord works (video)View how Reading Assistant works (video)View how Cogmed works (video)

To discuss how your child could benefit from one of our school holiday learning programs, contact Sonic Learning’s team of health and education professionals on 1300 135 334 or email info@soniclearning.com.au.

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