Special Report: The Interactive Metronome (IM) and ADHD
National Time Management Month is celebrated during February each year. February is the perfect month to focus on time management skills with your clients. Time management is not as complex or difficult as it seems. When children learn time management early in life, they tend to do so for the rest of their lives. Time management in students helps them achieve their academic and recreational goals. It also teaches them to be independent and productive.
Children diagnosed with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have difficulty staying on task and staying organized, all of which can make time management challenging. This is because of the way the brain tends to process things when a person is living with ADHD.
Neurologists Problems with sensory feedback and integration are generally associated with neurological conditions. Neurological disorders can extend into areas of memory, language/speech, processing, attention, planning and sequencing. Additionally, most disorders[...]
IM Featured in the News: Podcast
IM in the News: Listen to this podcast hosted by Dr. Michael Bagnell of Bagnell Brain Center and Amy Vega.
Making Moves at Any Age with IM
Tom, a retired veterinarian diagnosed with Parkinson’s, was struggling with consistent movement. After IM training, not only was be able to improve his weight shifting but he also able to ease his reliance on his walker.
Physicians / Chiropractors Problems with sensory feedback and integration are generally associated with neurological conditions. Neurological disorders can extend into areas of memory, language/speech, processing, attention, planning and sequencing. Additionally,[...]
Motivation and Success
Staying motivated is the key to success in life and with Interactive Metronome training. Check out Wendy Harron's great tips on keeping children motivated to excel with IM.
Not Just Brain Training
Brain health and neuroplasticity have become all the rage. Lumosity commercials are a mainstay on cable television, often interrupting tv shows like Brain Games. There is no end to the options when it comes to brain training, but do any of these programs work? Scientist say yes, but there could be a catch. Read more to find out how IM's unique and patented system challenges thinking and movement simultaneously, leading to long lasting improvements in functional brain networks.
Paystation: The Real Cost of Video Games
Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry. Every week, a new blockbuster comes out for Playstation or Xbox that is designed to pull users deep into a fantasy world filled with familiar characters, rewards and social accolades. But, can a 45 year old man playing the newest Madden title actually be helping his brain? Maybe. And so begins our series on video games and your brain.
TBI Can’t Take Your Heart
This TBI Awareness Day enjoy a poem by one of our Providers, Wendy Harron. Wendy knows firsthand how TBI can change your life, but she hasn't let it slow her down. Check out Wendy's inspiring words!
Meet December’s Provider of the Month – Tara Sherer of The Brain Train
Meet Tara Sherer, our Provider of the Month. Tara has been an educator for 30 years, and became a certified Interactive Metronome® (IM) Provider in order to provide a drug free option for students struggling in school. Now, she is helping children with ADD and ADHD succeed with the help of IM Universe.