Simon, 24 years old, had a traumatic brain injury a year ago due to gun shot wounds. He is blind in his left eye and only has a quadrant of vision in his right. This caused Simon to have trouble with concentrating as well as safety judgment. He began IM after five months of a brain program. IM helped him with is attention and concentration along with helping him feel more calm in social situations.
We are excited to announce, IM Provider and November 2015 Provider of the Month, Dr. Michael Bagnell, will be presenting at this year’s ISCN conference in Orlando, FL. Dr. Bagnell and his colleagues, Hannah Irons and Susan Esposito from Life University, will be discussing the results from their study, Effects of Interactive Metronome® on balance and stability indexes of a 77-year –old female”.
At 17 Megan struggled with APD, dyscalculia and understanding conversational speech. She was withdrawing from her friends and having trouble with her vocabulary. With the help of IM, Megan's attitude has improved and her speech is more clear. She is now able to understand her friends stories and jokes.
Randolph is a successful professional in his 50s. But even successful people have set backs. His being multi-tasking. While working on a single task, everything is fine and he is able to get through it with no problems. Two or more tasks at a time is when he starts to lose focus. For instance, driving and holding a conversation couldn't be done simultaneously. Fortunately, IM was able to help him re-gain focus and become a better multi-tasker.
Natalie has suffered a 20 year battle with depression. Not only does it run in her family but she also went through severe postpartum after the birth of her daughter. Before IM, she experienced agitation and anxiety along with depression, which affected her daily life. After IM, she is better with decision making on a daily basis and looking forward to the future.
Darren began IM training at the age of 8 when his mother noticed his difficulty with communicating. Darren was often left frustrated when trying to talk to his peers due to his speech and language impairments. He was unable to express himself clearly. He began IM training in the severe deficiency range but improved vastly, with advancement in his communication and speech and scoring in the average range. The best part, his mother says is that he is still the same happy and fun-loving boy.
Mature brains exploit feedback when keeping a beat Clapping along with a metronome is a deceptively simple task that requires the integration of multiple neural systems. Incorporating visual cues to[...]
Published September 11, 2016 in the Brain and Language Journal, researchers from Northwestern University looked at how auditory, visual and motor maturity can be identified within these various systems utilizing synchronous modalities such as Interactive Metronome®.