The computer software allows individuals to learn to read independently. If your
child prefers to learn on his/her own and might resist your instruction than this
would be an effective option for your child.
The course manuals work well for parents that are using the program to homeschool
their child or would like to teach their child directly.
Computer Software & Course Manuals
Many parents have found success by teaching their child with the course manuals
and than using the computer software as a way for their child to practice and reinforce
the concepts they were taught.