Case Studies

Below you will find case studies for a sampling of students grades K-12 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 Grade Level 6.6 10.5 3 yrs
Reading Instructional Grade Level 8.3 11.1 3 yrs, 1 mo
Reading Frustration Grade 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 Grade Level 6.5 10.1 3yrs, 6mo
Reading Instructional Grade Level 6.8 10.1 3yrs, 3mo
Reading Frustration Grade Level 7.6 11.3 3yrs, 6mo
Comprehension Grade Level 3.3 5.3 2yrs
Spelling Phonics Grade Level 6.9 10.9 3yrs
Spelling Sight Grade Level 7.2 9.3 2yrs, 1mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 5% 45% 40%
Short-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 0.1% 62% 62%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 2% 24% 22%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 16% 52% 36%
Long-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 0.1% 38% 38%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 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 Grade Level 5.1 8.3 3yrs, 2mo
Reading Instructional Grade Level 6.5 8.3 1yr, 8mo
Reading Frustration Grade Level 6.6 8.6 2yr
Comprehension  Grade 2.6 3.2 6mo
Spelling Phonics Grade 8.7 10.2 1yr, 5mo
Spelling Sight Grade 8.6 9.8 1yr, 2mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 5% 50% 45%
Short-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 0.1% 35% 35%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 50% 50% No change
Short-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 1% 37% 36%
Long-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 0.1% 35% 35%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 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 Grade Level 4.3 7.6 3yrs, 3mo
Reading Instructional Grade Level 4.5 9.5 5yrs
Reading Frustration Grade Level 4.5 9.5 5yrs
Comprehension Grade 2.3 3.6 1yr, 3mo
Spelling Phonics Grade 4.2 7.3 3yr, 1mo
Spelling Sight Grade 5.2 7.2 2yr
Immediate Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 37% 91% 54%
Short-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 63% 98% 35%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 5% 63% 58%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 2% 91% 89%
Long-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 75% 98% 23%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 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 Grade Level 1.6 4.6 3yrs
Reading Instructional Grade Level 1.8 5.1 3yrs, 4mo
Reading Frustration Grade Level 3.4 5.4 2yrs
Comprehension Grade 3.8 4.1 3mo
Spelling Phonics Grade 4.8 7.9 3yrs, 1mo
Spelling Sight Grade 2.8 3.7 1yr
Immediate Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 35% 63% 28%
Short-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 35% 84% 49%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 5% 50% 45%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 1% 16% 15%
Long-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 0.1% 84% 84%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 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 Grade Level 9.5 11.1 1yr, 6mo
Reading Instructional Grade Level 9.5 11.1 1yr, 6mo
Reading Frustration Grade Level 10.9 12.3 2yrs, 4mo
Comprehension Grade 2.8 3.8 1yr
Spelling Phonics Grade 11.6 11.8 2mo
Spelling Sight Grade 9.8 10.7 9mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 5% 50% 45%
Short-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 16% 75% 49%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 16% 16% No change
Short-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 16% 16% No change
Long-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 5% 75% 75%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 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 Grade Level 5.8 6.7 9mo
Reading Instructional Grade Level 6.5 8.1 1yr, 6mo
Reading Frustration Grade Level 6.7 9.8 3yrs, 1mo
Comprehension Grade 2.3 8.8 6yrs, 5mo
Spelling Phonics Grade 6.9 8.7 1yr. 8mo
Spelling Sight Grade 5.6 8.3 1yr, 7mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 0.4% 50% 50%
Short-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 5% 75% 70%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 2% 50% 48%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 0.1% 75% 75%
Long-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 5% 75% 70%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 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 Grade Level 2.2 3.7 1yr, 5mo
Reading Instructional Grade Level 2.4 4.1 1yr, 7mo
Reading Frustration Grade Level 2.6 5.6 3yrs
Comprehension Grade 2.6 3.9 1yr, 3mo
Spelling Phonics Grade 4.2 4.8 2yrs, 6mo
Spelling Sight Grade 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 Grade Level 2.9 8.7 5yrs, 7mo
Reading Instructional Grade Level 5.3 9.1 4yrs, 2mo
Reading Frustration Grade Level 5.6 10.1 4yrs, 5mo
Comprehension Grade 6.6 8.2 1yr, 6mo
Spelling Phonics Grade 5.6 7.6 2yrs
Spelling Sight Grade 5.2 6.5 1yr, 3mo
Immediate Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 1% 50% 49%
Short-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 9% 75% 66%
Immediate Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 35% 50% 15%
Short-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 0.1% 35% 35%
Long-term Memory (Visual) percentile ranking 1% 84% 83%
Long-term Memory (Auditory) percentile ranking 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.