Students from North Carolina and Tennessee classified as ?gifted and talented? significantly improved their phonological awareness and decoding skills. The students were assessed using the Woodcock Diagnostic Reading Battery before and after using the Fast ForWord use computer learning program. The test was designed to assess the abilities and achievements of individuals in the areas of basic reading, reading comprehension, phonological awareness, oral language comprehension and reading aptitude.
More research on Fast ForWord for Gifted and Talented students can be found on the?Scientific Learning website.