Miranda and her twin sister are like two peas in a pod, literally...they are twins. But while they looked the same, Miranda's health problems led to developmental delays that have made her shy and anxious. She wasn't going to let her Visual Processing and Auditory Processing Disorders hold her back though. Find out how IM training helped Miranda come out of her shell and start communicating with the same flare with which she always dressed.
During Better Speech and Hearing Month, we wanted to share some great news about our clients with APD. We have had a lot of success stories from Providers, but this one about Louise really stood out. She was a bright young girl who was having difficulty reading and processing directions. However, between her "can do" attitude and a little IM training, she was able to improve across the board. As it turns out, she is also amazing at soccer! Read her story today.
Major League Success with APD
Major league Lacrosse’s Most Valuable player from 2011, Paul Rabil, has a condition called auditory processing disorder or APD. Like many others with a learning disability, Paul doesn’t consider his condition a “disability”. He treats APD as a driver for determination and success.
Auditory processing disorder is little known and notorious for being misdiagnosed. The symptoms of ADHD include problems with paying attention, following directions, low academic performance, behavioral problems, and poor reading and vocabulary; which are often misdiagnosed for ADHD or Autism. Read Rosie’s full story on the NY Times.
Many IM providers that are SLPs or Audiologist use IM or IM-Home to help patients process sound more efficiently.
Have you read our CAPD Research by Dr. Joel Etra? The scan C revealed significant gains in dichotic listening from going through IM-training.
Mom came to me one afternoon, and in telling her story her eye’s teared up. She had phoned home from work one afternoon, and her daughter answered the phone! This was the first time that this had EVER happened! Mom was thrilled as she was able to ask her daughter questions and have them answered. She also noticed that her daughter was much more interested in going to school and church functions. She actually asked to invite a classmate over for a play date. Read the full story
Miranda has become an outgoing, communicative, sweet little girl. She has always had a flair for dressing with style, and now she is communicating with style, too! Read her story here.