A systematic meta-analytic review of evidence for the effectiveness of the 'Fast ForWord' language intervention program

Gemma K Strong, Carole J Torgerson, David Torgerson, Charles Hulme

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Fast ForWord is a suite of computer-based language intervention programs designed to improve children's reading and oral language skills. The programs are based on the hypothesis that oral language difficulties often arise from a rapid auditory temporal processing deficit that compromises the development of phonological representations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)224-35
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011


  • Child
  • Dyslexia
  • Humans
  • Language Development Disorders
  • Treatment Outcome
  • User-Computer Interface

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