What is Interactive Metronome?

The Interactive Metronome (IM) is a research-based training program that helps children and adults overcome attention, memory, processing and coordination limitations. IM works for people of all ages who have a variety of conditions affecting their cognitive and physical abilities.

Who can benefit from IM?

IM is beneficial for most neurological conditions such as:

  • ADHD
  • Apraxia
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Brain or Spinal Cord Injury
  • Brain Tumor (following surgery or chemotherapy)
  • Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Dyslexia and Other Reading Disorders
  • Language-Learning Disabled
  • Non-verbal Learning Disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Stuttering
  • MS
  • Parkinson’s
  • Stroke

IM can also enhance cognitive and athletic performance for:

  • General brain fitness
  • Academic improvement
  • Sports performance including rhythm, timing, focus, mind speed, overall execution

How does IM work?

Did you know that your brain has an “internal clock” that keeps time? And that it does so at various intervals: microseconds, milliseconds, seconds, minutes, and hours? Timing in the brain (or what scientists call “temporal processing”) is responsible for detecting where a sound is coming from as sound hits one ear microseconds before the other, for waking up and putting to sleep our brain every 12 hours or so, and for focusing attention, reading comprehension, remembering information, processing speech, motor coordination, and several other human capabilities.

There exists a growing body of literature describing the neural timing deficits in ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Reading Disorders, Auditory Processing Disorder, Parkinson’s, and other conditions. Traumatic Brain Injury or Stroke may also disrupt timing in the brain. By addressing timing in the brain with Interactive Metronome (IM) alongside functional therapy interventions you are not only addressing areas of ability that impact achievement and independence but also the heart of the problem, that of deficient neural timing within and between regions of the brain that are underlying many of the problems you are working on in therapy. This leads to more efficient treatment and better overall treatment outcomes.

IM is the only neuro-motor therapy tool that can be used successfully with all patients across the therapy spectrum, even those that require total hands-on assistance due to cognitive and/or physical impairments and those that are very young or elderly.

Review current research and success stories at www.interactivemetronome.com

Please contact me for a free Interactive Metronome Screening.