Lisa Wisler of Katikati School wrote:   Earlier in the term I began using your Early Words programme with one of our Year 1 children, who had no known words when tested at the beginning of this year. She was making very, very slow progress. An extremely timid, quiet Pacifica girl, who a few months down the track has blossomed into a confident and extremely proud young lady, who could give any adult a run for their money when it comes to speed reading all 48 words in Early Words. What a

Anyone at the beginning stage of learning to read may benefit from Early Words. Both children from four and a half years of age and adults have used the programme successfully to launch into literacy. Typical Early Words users are Junior School children, such as New Entrants, to give them a head start into literacy. Other users include low progress readers, learners with special needs and readers who can read the words but not fluently. Early Words has also been successfully taught by parents to many four and a half year