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Long term consequences of colds and ear infections in children

Posted on 30 July 2015

During the winter months, it’s common for children to pick up common colds and complain of ear aches. What many people don’t realise is that...

What the experts say: 4 new Autism research findings

Posted on 17 June 2015

Dr Martha Burns, Neuroscientist and Speech Pathologist, reveals 4 of the latest Autism research findings for 2015. These exciting findings highlight the excellent work that...

Why some students struggle with writing

Posted on 30 April 2015

Cognitive skills are the building blocks on which writing depends. Memory – we need to hold our plans in mind and simulaneously form each...

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10 questions to ask your child’s teacher this year

Posted on 26 March 2015

You’re well into the swing of the new school year, and your child has had some time to get to know their new teacher...

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Why the first two weeks of school are so important

Posted on 4 February 2015

The first two weeks of school are a time when students and teachers build relationships, set expectations for learning, and reinforce the routines for...

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Infographic: new research on how to become a good reader

Posted on 27 January 2015

New research shows that in order for a student to become a fluent reader, they need to read a large variety of texts (much...

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Infographic: Inside the Brain of a Struggling Reader

Posted on 7 January 2015

Check out this infographic to find out where reading happens in the brain, how auditory processing is related to reading, and how to help...

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NSW school improves NAPLAN results with Fast ForWord program

Posted on 6 November 2014

Narooma public school is leading the field of education by using neuroscience based learning programs to help their students build the cognitive skills needed...

Fast ForWord learning program now on iPad online

Fast ForWord program now available on iPad

Posted on 4 November 2014

Fast ForWord can now be used on both computers and iPads!

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Three steps for preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on 30 October 2014

Last night, Channel 10’s The Project featured a segment on Alzheimer’s Disease. Part of the story highlighted a three pronged approach for preventing Alzheimer’s: