From Frustrated to Communicative 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.
IM Featured in the News: Study by Nina Kraus of Northwestern University 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[...]
New Research Published:Incorporation of Feedback During Beat Synchronization is an Index of Neural Maturation and Reading Skills 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®.
IM Featured in the News: IM and Reflex Integration Occupational Therapist Laura Anderson, from Avera St. Lukes uses Interactive Metronome with Gannon Schock to help improve the synchronization between his brain and body. It "helps [him] find a center beat on what a good beat should be for daily life." Since using IM, Gannon has shown significant improvement. Gannon even says he likes school now.
IM Featured in the News: Train the Brain With such astonishing outcomes, like those gained from IM training, its no surprise that many of our Providers end up featured in the news! We are excited to share that Kate Ortman, founder and CEO of Brain Training of Maryland, is featured in "Her Mind Magazine" this month. Ortman is no stranger to the media either, she has been featured numerous times discussing IM and her training methodologies at her Maryland clinic.
IM Featured in the News: Brain Injury Radio
IM in the News: Listen live (or catch up with the recorded interview) as our Clinical Education Director, Amy Vega, discusses IM and Brain Injury with Kim Justus on the Recovery Now radio program on Brain Injury Radio.
Focus on the Things That Matter
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most diagnosed childhood disorders, but children aren't the only ones who can be affected. This new infographic will help you to explain to your clients the types of ADHD, how symptoms can present themselves in various environments and tips to living with ADHD.
Taking your life from ordinary to extraordinary
Growing up and going through school with learning disabilities is no easy feat - regardless of how determined a person is. The key is to recognize the symptoms and address the issues. In Andrew's case - he just wanted to be a normal teenager, a goal that he was able to achieve through Interactive Metronome® training.
Sam Proves that Small Gains Matter
Sam's life was turned upside down after he suffered from a left arteriovenous malformation (AVM) with bleeding, which caused him to suffer from many complications especially after surgery. During his recovery, and after being admitted into HealthSouth's comprehensive brain injury program, Sam was able to make progress and gains towards returning to his normal daily life, with the help of Interactive Metronome® training.
Confused on how Interactive Metronome actually works?
Are you finding it difficult to wrap your head around how and why IM works? Or finding it difficult to explain what IM is to clients, families and friends? rest assured IM is here to help!