Programs for Autism & Aspergers

Sonic Learning has experienced great success in using the Fast ForWord programs with children, teenagers and adults who experience Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Aspergers.

Through fun, engaging and motivating exercises carefully designed by learning experts, the Fast ForWord programs improve auditory processing, memory, attention and expressive and receptive language skills, including grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, oral expression and the ability to follow instructions.

Does it work?

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Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) often show auditory processing deficits related to language difficulties. In this study, children with ASD showed improved brain functions after Fast ForWord training.
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More Fast ForWord research
Since starting the Fast ForWord program Jacob’s ability to concentrate and process has improved. He is much calmer and is having less frequent meltdowns.Jacob's mother, QLD

Fast ForWord exercise examples

Ele-bot (from primary school program)
Fast ForWord Language Elebot following instructions Students build language comprehension skills as they determine which illustrations correctly match the spoken sentence.

Lunar Tunes (from high school program)
Fast ForWord short term auditory memory program lunar tunes Students match sounds from a grid with no visual clues to improve auditory processing accuracy, speed and memory.

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A neuroscientist explains how Fast ForWord helps ASD

How Fast ForWord helps ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder Dr Martha Burns

Neuroscientist and Speech Pathologist Dr Martha Burns explains how the Fast ForWord programs help individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.


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