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Empowering Parents with Information

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The abundance of challenges facing learners of all ages can be overwhelming. We know so much today about learning styles, medical, physical, and emotional concerns that can impact success. Family history, birth weight or trauma, repeated ear infections, injury, diet, vision or hearing impairment, and focus are just a small sampling of these factors. Consequently, we recognize that showing up, pa…


The Gemm Recipe for Success: Hard Work, Timely Support, the Right Programs

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There are three recurring themes in most Gemm Learning success stories.

Students work hard.
Program managers deliver exceptional service.
Students are in the right programs at the right time.

Obviously the powerful science behind our software plays a role.  However, Fast ForWord software is like a piece of excellent gym equipment – it can make a real difference, but requires monit…


How A Testimonials Page Helped A Business Land Its Marketing Chief

As the conclusion of my marketing consulting agreement with a global telecom company approached, I began searching for my next opportunity. Like many business executives heading into a transition, I began by taking stock of my career and re-examining my goals. It quickly became clear after two decades in wireless, telecom and technology, I wanted a change.

Twenty years have come and gone in a …


Living With Dyslexia College Scholarship Winner July 2015

Winning Essay: Living With Dyslexia Scholarship
by Julia McGehean
As a child, in total frustration, I would throw my reading books across the room. I loved the stories but hated the text. I sought out others to read to me and listened to books on tape. This behavior contrasted testing in the 99th percentile in both verbal and quantitative skills and being placed in the advanced math and the gift…


New Fast ForWord Patent Issued

Educational technology continues to advance and make a difference in the lives of children and adults who are challenged with learning differences. Recently, Scientific Learning continued to make their mark in this field with a patent awarded by the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO). This patent focused on the development by Scientific Learning for a method of learning based on analo…


Our Spring 2014 Dyslexia Scholarship

Announcing the Spring 2014 winner of our $1000 scholarship: Melissa Shoff. Congratulations, Melissa, and thank you for sharing your experiences of overcoming dyslexia!
This season, students have inspired us with their stories of overcoming the obstacles caused by dyslexia. Our Spring 2014 essay contest entrants not only perform well in school but also manage to thrive academically, fostering a lo…