Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists specialize in communication and swallowing disorders, but the effect these conditions have on individuals goes well beyond trouble expressing words.
What is really needed is a tool that will help address these problems at their core, deep in the nervous system. Without proper training, pediatric clients may be left struggling to keep up with their peers and adults may lose their independence and safety in a world growing faster and more dangerous every minute.
There is help, and SLPs are talking about Interactive Metronome® (IM). Neurotiming is critical to speech, language and cognitive function. Timing is the basis for attention, working memory and processing speed, all of which are critical for auditory processing, reading and language development.