Case Studies 2012-2013

Below you will find some recent case studies for a sampling of students who completed the ELI program during the 2012 / 2013 years.

 

Male  Age 14

Time on program 42 Weeks

Pre-Test

Post-Test

Gains

Reading Comfort Level 6.6 10.5 3 yrs
Reading Instructional Level 8.3 11.1 3 yrs, 1 mo
Reading Frustration Level 8.5 11.3 2yrs, 8mo
Comprehension 2.3 7.3 5yrs
Spelling Phonics 11.6 14.3 2yrs, 3mo
Spelling Sight 10.5 11.8 1yr, 3mo

Comments: Was diagnosed with Auditory processing deficit and a non-verbal learning disability. Family has tried many different therapy options including visual and audiology training. Mother is very happy with the results. Currently working through the Auditory Perception Training Program.


Male  Age 17

Time on program 72 Weeks

Pre-Test

Post-Test

Gains

Reading Comfort Level 6.5 10.1 3yrs, 6mo
Reading Instructional Level 6.8 10.1 3yrs, 3mo
Reading Frustration Level 7.6 11.3 3yrs, 6mo
Comprehension 3.3 5.3 2yrs
Spelling Phonics 6.9 10.9 3yrs
Spelling Sight 7.2 9.3 2yrs, 1mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) 5% 45% 40%
Short-term Memory (Visual) 0.1% 62% 62%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) 2% 24% 22%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) 16% 52% 36%
Long-term Memory (Visual) 0.1% 38% 38%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) 16% 52% 36%

Comments: Student was resistant to work on the program initially, after they got him motivated he began to show marked improvements very quickly especially in his writing organization and reading enjoyment.


 

Female  Age 14

Time on program 32 Weeks

Pre-Test

Post-Test

Gains

Reading Comfort Level 5.1 8.3 3yrs, 2mo
Reading Instructional Level 6.5 8.3 1yr, 8mo
Reading Frustration Level 6.6 8.6 2yr
Comprehension 2.6 3.2 6mo
Spelling Phonics 8.7 10.2 1yr, 5mo
Spelling Sight 8.6 9.8 1yr, 2mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) 5% 50% 45%
Short-term Memory (Visual) 0.1% 35% 35%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) 50% 50% No change
Short-term Memory (Auditory) 1% 37% 36%
Long-term Memory (Visual) 0.1% 35% 35%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) 2% 35% 33%

Comments: Student was on IEP throughout schooling and had come to a frustrated halt. Mother reports she is off the IEP and achieving good grades on her tests in school.


 

Female  Age 11

Time on program 42 Weeks

Pre-Test

Post-Test

Gains

Reading Comfort Level 4.3 7.6 3yrs, 3mo
Reading Instructional Level 4.5 9.5 5yrs
Reading Frustration Level 4.5 9.5 5yrs
Comprehension 2.3 3.6 1yr, 3mo
Spelling Phonics 4.2 7.3 3yr, 1mo
Spelling Sight 5.2 7.2 2yr
Immediate Memory (Visual) 37% 91% 54%
Short-term Memory (Visual) 63% 98% 35%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) 5% 63% 58%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) 2% 91% 89%
Long-term Memory (Visual) 75% 98% 23%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) 0.4% 91% 91%

Comments: Child was born 3+ months premature and has been delayed from the start. No self esteem, wouldn’t have conversations or look people in the eye before starting. Within a few months she began having conversations, singing in her church choir and learned to love to read. She caught up to her grade level and has accelerated beyond. Both parents are thrilled.


Male  Age 9

Time on program 38 Weeks

Pre-Test

Post-Test

Gains

Reading Comfort Level 1.6 4.6 3yrs
Reading Instructional Level 1.8 5.1 3yrs, 4mo
Reading Frustration Level 3.4 5.4 2yrs
Comprehension 3.8 4.1 3mo
Spelling Phonics 4.8 7.9 3yrs, 1mo
Spelling Sight 2.8 3.7 1yr
Immediate Memory (Visual) 35% 63% 28%
Short-term Memory (Visual) 35% 84% 49%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) 5% 50% 45%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) 1% 16% 15%
Long-term Memory (Visual) 0.1% 84% 84%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) 2% 35% 33%

Comments: Father was in the program 19 years ago, changed his life. Student is doing much better in school and is off his ADHD medications.


Female  Age 17

Time on program 42 Weeks

Pre-Test

Post-Test

Gains

Reading Comfort Level 9.5 11.1 1yr, 6mo
Reading Instructional Level 9.5 11.1 1yr, 6mo
Reading Frustration Level 10.9 12.3 2yrs, 4mo
Comprehension 2.8 3.8 1yr
Spelling Phonics 11.6 11.8 2mo
Spelling Sight 9.8 10.7 9mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) 5% 50% 45%
Short-term Memory (Visual) 16% 75% 49%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) 16% 16% No change
Short-term Memory (Auditory) 16% 16% No change
Long-term Memory (Visual) 5% 75% 75%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) 16% 16% No change

Comments: Student has graduated and is attending college something none of her family thought she would be able to handle.


Male  Age 14

Time on program 42 Weeks

Pre-Test

Post-Test

Gains

Reading Comfort Level 5.8 6.7 9mo
Reading Instructional Level 6.5 8.1 1yr, 6mo
Reading Frustration Level 6.7 9.8 3yrs, 1mo
Comprehension 2.3 8.8 6yrs, 5mo
Spelling Phonics 6.9 8.7 1yr. 8mo
Spelling Sight 5.6 8.3 1yr, 7mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) 0.4% 50% 50%
Short-term Memory (Visual) 5% 75% 70%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) 2% 50% 48%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) 0.1% 75% 75%
Long-term Memory (Visual) 5% 75% 70%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) 0.1% 84% 84%

Comments: Student has struggled all through his schooling. Mom is very pleased with his progress his confidence has skyrocketed.

 


Male  Age 9

Time on program 38 Weeks

Pre-Test

Post-Test

Gains

Reading Comfort Level 2.2 3.7 1yr, 5mo
Reading Instructional Level 2.4 4.1 1yr, 7mo
Reading Frustration Level 2.6 5.6 3yrs
Comprehension 2.6 3.9 1yr, 3mo
Spelling Phonics 4.2 4.8 2yrs, 6mo
Spelling Sight 3.5 4.4 1yr

Comments: Behavior issues when he began, is doing very well now and has a great attitude toward school.

 


Male  Age 12

Time on program 58 Weeks

Pre-Test

Post-Test

Gains

Reading Comfort Level 2.9 8.7 5yrs, 7mo
Reading Instructional Level 5.3 9.1 4yrs, 2mo
Reading Frustration Level 5.6 10.1 4yrs, 5mo
Comprehension 6.6 8.2 1yr, 6mo
Spelling Phonics 5.6 7.6 2yrs
Spelling Sight 5.2 6.5 1yr, 3mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) 1% 50% 49%
Short-term Memory (Visual) 9% 75% 66%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) 35% 50% 15%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) 0.1% 35% 35%
Long-term Memory (Visual) 1% 84% 83%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) 0.1% 5% 5%

Comments: Parents are very pleased with his progress and growth. Working through the Auditory Perception Training program to strengthen his Auditory processing skills a little better. Writing has become a joy to him where he used to find it frustrating because he couldn’t remember what he was trying to do.