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SAVE 84% +
on Reading Assistant
from Scientific Learning®
For Grades K-12

SmartPoints Offer Expires 03-31-2018 at 11:59 pm Pacific

"An exciting new program, [Reading Assistant], ... exploits the newest speech recognition technology to improve fluency..."

'...strongly recommended...'

"I urge parents of dyslexic children to make fluency training -- repeated oral reading -- their number one priority... It requires little time and minimal expertise, and it invariably works."

Sally Shawitz, "Overcoming Dyslexia," Excerpt (1105K PDF).

Another Best Deal on the Planet

The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to offer GroupBuy savings of 84% on an online subscription to the award winning Reading Assistant from Scientific Learning.

What's more, as part of a SPECIAL CATEGORY PROMOTION at the Co-op, place your order before the expiration date shown above and you'll get 500 Bonus SmartPoints.

Note: The SmartPoints will be awarded at time of purchase. Check out what you can buy with SmartPoints on our SmartPoints Spend 'Em page and in our SmartPoints Vendor Hall.

Help for Struggling Readers

If your child is a struggling reader, then she is probably also a reluctant reader, and self-conscious and frustrated to boot. Reading Assistant could be just the help you need to turn your reluctant reader into a happy, willing reader.

Members tell us again and again that their children just LOVE Reading Assistant. One of the reasons they give is that Reading Assistant puts their children in charge of their own reading experience. Children progress at their own pace, repeat lessons as needed, and record their own reading so that they can play it back and learn from their mistakes. Children work independently for as long as desired and get invaluable reading practice.

How It Works: Equipped with headphones, your child reads the text on the computer screen into a microphone. Reading Assistant "listens" patiently, provides immediate feedback on errors, and assists with interactive resources. Reading Assistant is your child's very own reading tutor -- a tutor that never gets tired or impatient!

Reading Assistant also automaticaly scores your child's oral readings and maintains careful performance records so that you can quickly and easily assess his or her progress.

A Reading Assistant Subscription Provides:

  • More than 300 leveled reading selections aligned with state standards, including science, history, and social studies
  • A range of reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction
  • A variety of genres supporting elementary to high school curriculum, including both literature and informational text at all reading levels
WHAT YOU NEED: Reading Assistant is entirely web-based. All you need is a good Internet connection, an approved headset, and a computer that meets Reading Assistant's Technical Requirements.

HEADSET REQUIRED: Scientific Learning requires that you use any of the high-quality, noise-cancelling headsets on their list of authorized headsets.

With Signature Co-op Savings!

By joining this GroupBuy you save 84% on a full year subscription to Reading Assistant. That's a 84% savings off the minimum school license of $800. (Scientific Learning does not offer individual or home licenses.)

Optionally, in order to make Reading Assistant more affordable, the Co-op is pleased to offer a month-to-month subscription for $14.95, which will continue until you cancel. Please see the "Reading Assistant Month To Month Subscription" purchase option below for more details about the month-to-month subscription.

We Need Your Help!

Please DO NOT contact Scientific Learning for technical support. As the school administrator, the Co-op has FULL RESPONSIBILITY for answering your technical support questions. Please check our FAQ page before you contact us for help. However, you are welcome to take advantage of their free webinars and other free teacher resources.

We appreciate you at the Co-op!

Interested?  Here's What You Do:

  1. Get more information about Reading Assistant:

    • Watch the Reading Assistant Overview Video on the Reading Assistant product page.
    • Browse the Reading Assistant section on the Scientific Learning website for complete information.
    • Read Sally Shaywitz's comments about Reading Assistant (formerly called ReadIt).
    • Check Reading Assistant's technical requirements to make sure the Reading Assistant will run on your computer.

    Note: This offer is open to U.S. and Canadian Members only!

  2. Please be an informed consumer and carefully read the Terms & Conditions. The T&Cs tell you everything you need to know about this offer. By placing an order, you are agreeing to the T&Cs.

    In Particular:

    • Fulfillment: Please allow 3 business days AFTER you place your order for us to set up your subscription under our school license. We will notify you via email when your subscription is ready. If you don't receive the email, just sign in to your Co-op account and look under "My Subscriptions" for a link and instructions.
    • Shipping: None.
    • Returns/Cancellations: We will honor refund requests made within 30 days from the date that we give you access to Reading Assistant. However, the initial service fee is nonrefundable, as it covers our labor costs in getting you set up in the MySciLearn system.
    • Eligibility: This offer is available to members in the U.S., Canada, or the United Kingdom only. We regret that we are unable to offer it to members in Australia, New Zealand, or other countries.
    • Service Fee: The Co-op will charge a one-time, nonrefundable service fee of $7.50 to help cover some of our cost of providing this service.
  3. Complete the order form below.
  4. Don't keep these savings a secret -- tell your friends. If they buy, you'll earn BONUS SmartPoints:

Reading Assistant 1 Year Subscription

Retail Price: $800.00
Current Group Price: $129.95
Current Group Savings: 84%
Qty. Price(ea) Savings
1-25 $249.95 69%
26-50 $224.95 72%
51-75 $199.95 75%
76-99 $159.95 80%
-> 100+ $129.95 84%
This subscription gives one teacher and one student access to the entire Reading Assistant K-12 curriculum for one year. If you would like to order a subscription for another student, please place a separate order.


  1. Enter a "1", as shown in the Qty space above if you want a 1-year subscription. If you need Reading Assistant for another student please place another order separately.
  2. In the spaces below, please provide the required teacher and student information. We need this information to get you and your student set up in the Reading Assistant program
  3. Complete the rest of the order form below.
HEADSET REQUIRED: Scientific Learning requires that you use any of the high-quality, noise-cancelling headsets on their recommended list of headsets.
Reading Assistant Month To Month Subscription

Retail Price: $41.66
Current Group Price: $14.95
Current Group Savings: 64%
Qty. Price(ea) Savings
1-24 $25.00 40%
25-49 $22.91 45%
50-74 $20.83 50%
75-99 $16.66 60%
-> 100+ $14.95 64%
This subscription gives one teacher and one student access to the entire Reading Assistant K-12 curriculum for one month at a time. If you would like to order a month-to-month subscription for another student, please place a separate order.

With a month-to-month subscription, you pay for one month at a time. Your subscription will continue until you cancel, which you can do at any time. Please carefully read the "Payment" section of the Terms & Conditions for details.


  1. Enter a "1", as shown in the Qty space above. If you need Reading Assistant for another student, please place another order separately.
  2. In the spaces below, please provide the required teacher and student information. We need this information to get you and your student set up in the Reading Assistant program.
  3. Complete the rest of the order form below.
HEADSET REQUIRED: Scientific Learning requires that you use any of the high-quality, noise-cancelling headsets on their recommended list of headsets.

Month to Month Subscription: In order to make Reading Assistant affordable for more families, the Co-op is pleased to offer a month to month subscription. We will charge you for the first month on the date you place your order. However, as we will need a few days to get you set up, we won't charge you for the second month until one month plus 4 days has passed. That will be your "Monthly Anniversary Date" unless it falls on the 29th, 30th, or 31st of the month, in which case the 1st of the following month will be your Monthly Anniversary Date. Thereafter, we will charge your card on your Monthly Anniversary Date until you cancel. Every monthly charge is non-refundable. If you want to cancel, you must notify us AT LEAST 5 BUSINESS DAYS before your Monthly Anniversary Date.

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My daughter uses the reading program at school. Being in high school, the school doesn't offer reading instruction, so she uses this program. Both of us have enjoyed having this program available for extra reading practice. We will continue using this program until she is proficient in reading.
Karen Callaway, Co-op Member
This program will make a reader out of your child...and your child will have FUN using this program!

My son does not like to read, but he loves to read on the computer with the "Reading Assistant" program.

This is our second year with RA program and we love it...well worth the time, effort, and money!! I have tried other programs and have found that this one is the best!! I have shared my son's success with family and friends- and now they are using the program!
Heather B., Co-op Member
We have been using this program for several months. I purchased it for one of my students who is dyslexic. This program is great to help her practice fluency.

I have another one of my students using it as a way of reading books and hearing information that otherwise would be too advanced for him to read on his own. The reading selections are very good. A lot of history and science can be covered by just letting students listen to the stories.

We will continue to use Reading Assistant! The product is very well done. I can't say t...(more)
Wendy, Co-op Member
While I am very pleased with the product, I'd like to share these things with you to consider before purchasing it. FIRST - they access a $7.95 transaction fee on top of whatever price you pay. While that may not seem like much, when you purchased this program for multiple kids it adds up. SECOND - IT"S NOT USER FRIENDLY - this is a hard program to navigate through and support is not readily available. You need to email someone and what for an email back etc. That being said - after figuring it out, it's been a good program for my children...(more)
Sarah Peter, Co-op Member
We've been using this program for about a month. Thanks to the Homeschool Buyers Co-op, we were able to get it deeply discounted. I purchased it for my 12 year old son because he has dyslexia and is behind in his reading skills. I have to admit that the program isn't perfect. It doesn't always catch my son's mispronunciation of words but it does catch the majority of them. It gives me a list of words at the end of each reading session that he needs to practice. You do have to consider that any computer program isn't going to catch 100% of th...(more)
Michelle, Co-op Member
We tried Reading Assistance for the 1st time this year. My 8 yr. old son has always loved math & science, but has struggled with reading fluency. We thought this program would be a way for him to practice without us sitting over his shoulder correcting him. IT has performed beautifully! He loves it, and will read over and over until he gets the GOLD STAR on top. Thank you for a wonderful program. When we say it is time to read, he doesn't fight us anymore, and looks forwarded to achieving his stars. Thank you again for helping us break the read...(more)
J. C., Co-op Member
I could go on and on about what a difference this reading program has made for our 11 yr old son. We tried one very similar and cxl it after the first 5 lessons. It was a battle each time that only frustrated his reading efforts. At first he didn't want to do this new reading shock...especially when he has had help in the past it ends in an angry outburst. Dad was even reluctant! But, by the time he did his second recording (of him reading it back) he was THRILLED to see his very quick progress. Day 2? He did even better. H...(more)
Victoria M., Co-op Member
This program is amazing! My son has improved greatly on his ability to find information in a selection and remember details better. His speech therapist has commented several times, since he began, how well he is doing lately and how he seems more confident when it come to details. We have tried several reading programs before and have had very poor progress. This program really makes my son slow down and keep his attention focused on the story. I will use this program for as long as I can.
Beverly W., Co-op Member
I think Reading Assistant is just what I have been searching for. It is amazing! My daughter is 13 and has dyslexia. Her reading level is about a 4th grade level. She wants to read but ends up frustrated everytime she tries. Now that we have Reading Assistant, she is enjoying reading more. The program lets her see the progress in fluency and it gives her more confidence. I would recommend this program for any child that struggles in reading.
Sherry B., Co-op Member
No more fighting to read. My son likes trying to get a higher score, every time he reads. He likes reading by himself, using the computer. He is reading a lot better, than I thought. Yes, we will keep using it. It is a great program with no stress. Yes, I have told other moms.

We have tried Hooked on Phonics.
Kathryn C., Co-op Member
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