- Increase rate of visual perception
- Develop speed-reading while improving comprehension
- Improve peripheral acuity and focus
- Enhance memory
- Get better test grades
- Home study skills
Ultimate Speed Reader has over 200 reading passages for their Eye Movement, Newspaper Reading, Paced Reading and Timed Reading exercises. You can choose the Training Program, which will guide you through each of the exercises. After each exercise, you are given a comprehension test about the reading passage.
Reading Warm–ups and the Eye Max Game will test your peripheral vision. Stare at the center of your computer screen and words or letters are flashed around the periphery of your vision.
Children and adults can use Ultimate Speed Reader. The program doesn’t have specific grade levels, but users can manually adjust the words per minute (WPM) rate, which will benefit all ages.
The program doesn’t flash words or groups of words like some of the other products; instead, the full text is displayed while groups of words are bolded as you follow along.
Ultimate Speed Reader has a homepage (main screen), which identifies each section of the program. From each page, users can click on the main screen button to return to the homepage.
When you click on each section, a woman’s voice will briefly explain what the exercise does and how to begin.
Ultimate Speed Reader will work on Windows 2000, XP and Vista. You can order the program from the Knowledge Adventure website or call their customer service number. You will receive an installation CD in the mail. Installation takes about three minutes and you’re ready to go.