How it Works

Once you select the BrainPro program for your child, you’ll be asked to choose a BrainPro Consultant who will help your child get the most from the program by:

Our Consultants

Your BrainPro Consultant will monitor your child’s progress and communicate with you remotely, via email and/or phone calls – providing you with detailed information on how to help your child with exercises she finds more challenging. You can select a BrainPro Consultant based on criteria that’s important to you: educational background, professional specialty, years of experience, or even time zone.

Ann Gordon (Eastern Time Zone)
  • Professional specialty: Auditory processing, reading, language learning disabilities, attention deficit, autism, apraxia and hearing impairment
  • Education: B.A. Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and M.A. Queens College of the City University of New York in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Accreditations: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence
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  • State licensure: Speech-Language Pathology, NY
  • Experienced with Fast ForWord products since 1997

Ann Gordon is a Speech-Language Pathologist in private practice for over 30 years. She has been a Fast ForWord provider since her involvement in the original research trials in 1996. She has been recognized by Scientific Learning as a skilled provider. Ann has expertise in working with young children, adolescents and adults with a range of reading, language and learning difficulties. She is passionate about helping individuals reach their learning potential.

Christina Ballesteros (Pacific/Mountain Time Zone)
  • Professional specialty: Bilingual Reading Specialist, K-12 Certified Teacher Evaluator, Fluent in Spanish with Expertise in Interpretation and Translating, Individualized Learner Assessment Planning
  • Education: MA Curriculum & Instruction in Education, Arizona State University, MA Elementary Education in Education, University of Phoenix, BA Communication (Communication and Spanish), University of Arizona
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Christina Ballesteros is a devoted teaching professional with a gift to instill a love for learning, and a commitment to optimizing student, parent and school success. Her extensive background includes: classroom management, curriculum development, teacher evaluation, teacher mentoring, cooperative learning design, multi-age grouping, reading intervention, parent outreach, differentiated instruction, assessment analysis and development. Her bilingualism and educational background are a definite asset in assisting our BrainPro families.

Sara L. Gaetz (Pacific/Mountain Time Zone)
  • Education: B.S. Communications, Purdue University
  • Experienced with Fast ForWord products since 2003

Sara Gaetz has 12 years of experience with the Fast ForWord programs. She has spent most of that time working with struggling readers helping them improve their language and reading skills using the Fast ForWord products. She has worked with more than 850 students from all skill levels, including limited English speakers, struggling students as well as gifted students.

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Since 2010, Sara has been employed directly with Scientific Learning, consulting with professionals using the Fast ForWord program across the country. Her work with many ages and skill levels of students has given her a solid background to assist parents with their children, to develop the focus, attention, processing and overall literacy skills needed to open up the world of reading. She is dedicated to ensuring those using the program get the most benefits possible through their work on the exercises.

"Seeing the Fast ForWord students succeed by improving their reading skills and confidence in their abilities, was and is an amazing testament to the impact this program can have in a child's life. This 'brain-changer' is a 'game-changer' for nearly every student who uses it."

Joan Klein (Pacific/Mountain Time Zone)
  • Professional specialty: Auditory Processing, Learning Disabilities, Autism, ADD, Reading, Writing, Nonverbal learning disorders, IEP support, social skills, and locating appropriate school settings
  • Education: Adelphi University, BA and California Lutheran University, MS Special Education
  • Accreditations: Mild to Moderate Special Education Teacher, Professional Educational Therapist, Certified Provider for Advanced Brain Technology, Western Psychological Association Provider for Sensory Integration Assessments
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  • Experienced with Fast ForWord products since 1999

Joan Klein is a Professional Educational Therapist in private practice. Prior to being in Private Practice, she was a Special Education Teacher for Ten years. Assessments, IEP meetings and Student Success Team meetings were part of her days. Joan has worked with families with many kinds of learning differences which include Auditory Processing Disorder, Attention, Reading, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Memory issues, and students who require specialized support for Autism and Asperger Syndrome. The changes observed after completing the Fast ForWord program have been a wonderful reward for the work done with all of the students.

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Please contact a specialist at:
1-888-750-0116 We are available Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM MST to 5:00 PM MST.
BrainPro services are available in the US and Canada only.

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Products for Educators

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