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.
IM and Other Treatment Modalities
We sometimes get asked about how IM works with other treatment modalities - and while each situation is unique, our Clinical Education Director, Amy Vega sheds some light on IM and the DORE Program.
Do some IM modifications decrease the efficacy of IM?
We often get questions on how to use IM with specific populations, how to work with the equipment and anything else that is causing our Providers headaches. Amy Vega, a fabulous SLP and our Clinical Education Director, is here to answer those questions in a weekly series. This time she tackles a big one for Providers, are all heel exercises created equal?
Dyspraxia: Time to work smarter, not just harder
Dyspraxia affects an individual's ability to plan and coordinate motor tasks. It is a developmental disorder, most commonly affecting young males. The condition will manifests itself in every aspect of life, although the severity and age of onset can vary drastically. Continue reading to learn more about the warning signs and symptoms of dyspraxia.
Featured in the News!: Therapy helps amputees regain ability to walk
A new therapy, called Interactive Metronome, uses a steady beat to help improve cognitive and motor skills, and help amputees such as Frederick Davis of St. Petersburg to walk again.
Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapists understand quality of life, and they know how important the simple things can be. Life is about playing with your kids, gardening, playing an instrument, dancing,[...]