|Rosetta Stone's Cutting-Edge Brain Training Program Available to Returning Soldiers, Veterans and their Families|
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Military Personnel at Walter Reed and Fort Belvoir Military Health Centers will have access to Rosetta Stone's Fit Brains Trainer to help boost brain health and enhance recovery
ARLINGTON, VA (March 25, 2015) - Rosetta Stone® (NYSE:RST), a world leader in technology-based learning solutions, today announced that Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital are providing military personnel and veterans with access to Rosetta Stone's award-winning Fit Brains Trainer program. This new resource is being used to aide patients, such as those recovering from traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and other brain-related ailments, to improve their brain health.
The Brain Fitness Center at Walter Reed and Belvoir Community Hospital are both home to vital, cutting-edge programs for service members who have sustained traumatic brain injuries or suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, as well as those who are dealing with other serious illnesses. The program will be available to veterans and their dependents at both facilities.
"Featuring targeted and stimulating brain exercises, Fit Brains is a natural brain-training program to integrate into the rehabilitation treatment and recovery process of our returning soldiers," said Dr. Paul Nussbaum, a clinical neuropsychologist who helped design Fit Brains and is widely recognized as a modern thoughtleader in the area of brain health. "We're proud to be selected by the teams at Walter Reed and Fort Belvoir, and we look forward to providing a varied and complex workout across multiple areas of the brain in a way that's engaging and entertaining for our servicemen and women."
Fit Brains is an accessible and easy-to-use online program that targets crucial brain skills such as memory, concentration, problem-solving, processing speed, language and visual-spatial recognition. The program automatically adapts to each user to offer personalized training at appropriate levels for each area of the brain, and is based on a strong foundation of cognitive data from more than 300 million brain-training sessions completed.
With more than 13 million users worldwide, the Fit Brains Trainer app has been ranked the #1 education app in more than 90 countries while simultaneously garnering high user ratings. Fit Brains is proud to provide health centers like Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, as well as retirement facilities and other health organizations, with a program that can augment rehabilitation treatments and help all patients build strong, healthy brains.
For more information, visit www.rosettastone.com.
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About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing the way the world learns. The Company's innovative technology-driven language and reading solutions are used by thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and millions of individuals around the world. Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning. Today the Company offers courses in 30 languages, from the most commonly spoken (such as English, Spanish and Mandarin) to the less prominent (including Swahili, Swedish and Tagalog). Rosetta Stone has expanded beyond language and deeper into education-technology with its acquisitions of Livemocha, Lexia Learning, Vivity Labs, and Tell Me More. Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA, and has offices around the world. For more information, visit www.rosettastone.com.
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