Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: How long is a subscription good for?
A:  A subscription is good for one year from the date of purchase.
 
Q: What happens if my year is up and I want to continue?
A: You can continue online with the program at a discounted multiple year price.
 
Q: What is the 30 day money back guarantee?
A:  You can try Reading About Me risk-free for 30 days from the date of purchase. If you donít feel this is the right program for your learner, just let us know within the first 30 days and we will refund the amount of your purchase.
 
Q: Who can benefit from this program?
A: Anyone at the beginning stages of learning how to read. The program has been successfully used with all ages and abilities of learners including preschool age children, English Language Learners (ELL), students on IEPs, non-English speaking or other non-reading adults. 
 
Q: What if my child is past the beginning reading age?
A: This program is customizable and made personal for each learner offering a unique program for any age learner.   
 
2.6.5 - Manage Images Screen (Small).JPGQ: What do you mean when you say personalized?
A: Each lesson is customized using your learnerís personal words and pictures.
 
Q: Is this program for a Mac or PC?
A: Both, the program is accessible for both Mac and PC computer systems. In is internet-based, so all that is required is that you have an internet connection.
 
Q: Will this program work on an Ipad or Tablet?
A: This program is assessable on any device that accesses the internet.
 
Q: What kind of instructions is included with the program?
A: Reading About Me offers a video library giving instruction on how to teach the program as well as how to navigate through the website.
 
Q: How many words are in each lesson?
A: That is up to the instructor. Most lessons are comprised of anywhere from 15-25 words. However, you are never teaching more than 10 words at any given time.
 
Q: What if my learner is non verbal?
A: If your learner is able to sign to name the words, then this program would work.
 
IMG_7905 (Small).JPGQ: Can a subscription be used on more than one computer?
A: Each instructor has a username and password allowing them to access their learnerís profile from any device and location they choose.
 
Q: Can I use one subscription for more than one learner?
A: A single license user is for one learner only. Multiple licenses are available for purchase.
 
Q: How many lessons are in the program?
A: There are 14 core lessons and the ability to make endless create your own lessons.
 
Q: How long does it take to get through all of the programís core lessons?
A: Each learner is different. That will depend on how often you work with your learner, how long each session lasts, and their pace.  
 
Q: Do I need a computer when teaching the program to my learner?
A: The instructor creates the materials to be printed and taught off line. However, there is a word probe at the end of each teaching session that we encourage instructors to conduct  online. These can be done on any device that can link to the internet: a computer, iPad, tablet or smart phone. There are also interactive games that can be played by the learner.
 
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