Research

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Note:  The following assessment results are from students who began the program with literacy skills under their chronological age and include students with diagnosed dyslexia.

INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMS

Combined results from 10 teachers & 100 students:

  • 3C – Improvement over 12 week program – Reading Accuracy 24 months, Comprehension- 32 months, Spelling – 16 months – 33 graphemes (write and read)
  • 3B – Improvement over 12 week program –  Reading Accuracy 12 months, Comprehension- 14 months, Spelling – 14 months – 35 graphemes (write and read)
  • 3A – Improvement over 25 week program –  Reading Accuracy 19 months, Comp- 17 months, Spelling – 20 months – 36 graphemes (write and read)
  • 2A – Improvement over 23 week program (on average) –  Reading Accuracy – not reading (i.e. under 6 years) to a reading age of between 6.00 to 7.08 years,  Comprehension- no score (i.e., under 6.00 years) to between 6.00 years to 7.03 years, Spelling – 16 months – phonic knowledge 21 graphemes (write and read)

SMALL GROUP PROGRAMS

Dalyellup Primary 2010

12 weeks (Age:  8.9-9.4 years)

Loretto Nedlands Results 2011

Year 2s – 30 weeks

  • Average improvement in spelling: 18 months Average improvement in reading: 14 months

Hawker Park Primary 2012

Year 1s (2A program – 13 weeks)

  • Average improvement in spelling: 8 months
  • Not reading to average reading age of 6.06 months

Year 3-5s (3B program – 13 weeks)

  • Average improvement in spelling: 8 months
  • Average improvement in reading: 12/18 months

Baldivis Primary 2012 

Year 5-7 (Level 3 program)

  • Average improvement in reading: 25/24 months

Year 2-5 (Level 2 program)

  • Average improvement in spelling: 18 months*
  • Average improvement in reading: 21 months*
  • * 2 students not reading prior to program (<6.00 years)