Behavioral Issues- How to adapt IM to work with children and adults

There has been more than one occasion when behavioral issues really impact the outcome of our IM sessions and the changes that can take place. Sometimes honestly the kids just aren’t interested in what you want them to do, and they want to do it their own way. Sometimes there are behavioral issues that have become intertwined in their environment, and they need a fresh start. This can definitely have an impact on the effectiveness of your IM sessions, and what progress you see both in the clinic, and in their other environments.

Featured in The Signal:Metronome helps retrain the brain

 

"Youngster with learning disabilities turns things around with the Interactive Metronome"

One could say that Adam Solomon is an overachiever.

The 11-year-old Valencia resident is a Boy Scout, plays clarinet, has a blue belt in karate and likes to learn new languages for fun.

“I want to be a scientist or doctor someday. I think I’ll do it. Nothing gets in my way,” Adam said.

Such confidence and ability is impressive in any child. In Adam’s case, it’s truly remarkable.

Up until the third grade, Adam was in special-needs classes, unable to learn or make friends, the result of two bouts with Kawasaki syndrome.

 

 

New Year’s Resolutions!

 

New Year’s Resolutions!

Well 2011 has gone by, and now we have a whole fresh 2012 ahead of us! This is the time of year when we all make New Year’s resolutions to get healthier and fit. I think that it’s time that we include some brain fitness! Let’s face it; no one is getting any younger! There are many programs out there promising improved brain fitness and memory, but which one should we use? IM or IM-Home could be a good match for you. It has the research and case studies to back it up and has been around for many years now!

Amazing News!! IM therapy is being adopted by top facilities around the country

IM is now used by therapists at TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehab Hospital, named one of America’s Top 10 Rehab Hospitals. You may recall TIRR in the news recently as the hospital that treated Rep. Gabrielle Giffords after her traumatic brain injury. We are pleased that therapists at TIRR have chosen to add IM to their treatment tools as they lead the way in advanced rehabilitation.

The Sound of Music

Do you remember Congresswoman Gabby Giffords? Well in the 10 months since a bullet left her in critical condition and suffering from aphasia—the inability to speak- Mrs. Giffords is now singing thanks to music therapy!

Dyslexia: Ann’s Story

Ann is 14 and diagnosed with Dyslexia, she also was a sub-performing athlete, lacking some basic stamina skills of other kids in her team. After IM therapy Ann not only improved significantly with her reading scores, she also improved considerably as an athlete and performed better in both her lacrosse and cheerleading team. Read the full story.

Welcome to our Blog!

We’re excited to launch the NEW IM-Home blog. This blog will be aimed at helping families and patients learn how integrating IM-Home into their overall therapy plan can achieve optimal brain and body outcomes. But don’t worry; we won’t only be tooting our own horn. In this blog we will discuss related neuroscience research, helpful home therapy tips, relevant news stories and other interesting brain tips and health facts. If you have any questions related to these topics, please send them to and we’ll be sure to address them in a blog post.

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