Our one-to-one reading program uses a proven back to the basics method developed by Cliff Ponder, founder of the elite Academic Associates Reading Program. Over 230 centers and schools have practiced this methodology in many countries around the world and across the United States. Students who go through our program typically gain two reading grade levels in just 30 hours. Students are gently led through a series of easy steps. Using the right phonics approach, students will read correctly and efficiently. As they read, they are taught simple, effective techniques for understanding what they read. Reading becomes a logical and uncomplicated process. If this sounds simple, it is!