Is PACE based on clinical results or laboratory results?

PACE was developed in clinical settings using real people with real learning problems but utilizing and applying the best scientific research. PACE is directed by some of the nation’s most highly regarded experts on learning in the fields of clinical and neuropsychology, visual and auditory processing, and education. These experts have been responsible for hundreds…

How and why was PACE developed?

In 1985 an informal symposium was held in Appleton, Wisconsin that changed the way we look at learning difficulties. Specialists in special education, clinical and cognitive psychology, occupational therapy, central auditory processing, visual processing, learning disabilities, and memory research from a number of universities and professional clinics met to ask and answer one question: “How…

Are learning difficulties due to a lack of instruction?

This is easy to determine. If you or your child is able to understand and perform as others do with extra help or tutoring, then the cause of the struggle is poor or inadequate instruction. But if good performance is achieved only after long hours, sweat, or many mistakes, then the problem is deeper.

What are the major causes of learning problems?

About 85 to 90 percent of learning difficulties are due to poor underlying learning skills. These skills include: Attention/Concentration: the ability to stay on task or ignore distractions. For example, continuing to read a book while another group is in a discussion. Phonetic awareness: the ability to blend sounds, segment (unglue) sounds, and analyze sounds.…

Can you give me a quick overview of PACE?

Yes, here is a very quick 11 point overview: PACE is based on the best scientific research available and is continually modified to incorporate new scientific data. PACE targets and trains those skills that are most likely to have a meaningful impact on learning performance and academic abilities. PACE is provided individually to achieve significant…