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So far James Thorburn has created 24 blog entries.

Occupational Therapist uses Forbrain® technology to improve therapy outcomes for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with an Occupational Therapist about how Forbrain® has worked in her practice, and why she considers it a staple in her therapy toolbox. Kara Tavolacci, OTR/L, works with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Children with these disorders are dynamic clients that require a therapist [...]

August 28th, 2019|

Boost It or Lose It: Maintaining Reading Skills Over Summer Break

Why Students Decline Over Summer Break According to the Brookings Institution—a nonprofit organization that conducts research about problems facing US society—during the summer, students' achievement scores decline by about one month’s worth of school year learning. Children who have a better chance of avoiding the summer setback are those with access to resources such as libraries, activities with educated [...]

August 27th, 2019|

Why Students Decline Over Summer Break

According to the Brookings Institution—a nonprofit organisation that conducts research about problems facing US society—during the summer, students' achievement scores decline by about one month’s worth of school year learning. Children who have a better chance of avoiding the summer setback are those with access to resources such as libraries, activities with educated family members, or quality summer [...]

July 16th, 2019|

Use Your Own Voice to Stimulate Your Brain with Forbrain (Review Apron Strings)

Improved speech, memory, attention span are all things we homeschooling moms hope for as we educate our children. I was excited and curious when I received the opportunity to review Forbrain from Sound for Life LTD. I had never seen a product like this but the whole concept caught my attention. The first thing we did after [...]

July 5th, 2019|

How can you help your kids with reading & speech therapy

We are constantly programming our brains, which are the main computer that drives so many functions of the body and mind and is a computer we use to train our thoughts and actions, mostly unconsciously. For many reasons, we repeat the same routines, whether a thought process, habit or unconscious movements. For many reasons the [...]

July 4th, 2019|

Forbrain Effects on Holistic Cognition

Knowing More and Doing Better: A Mother, Educator, and Business Founder Discovers the Holistic Cognitive Effects of Forbrain®   This month I had the pleasure of speaking with Charlotte Davies about Forbrain Headphone. She is the founder of a company called Fit-2-Learn, fierce researcher, and educationalist in England. In the first few moments of speaking [...]

June 24th, 2019|

Forbrain for improving Attention and Memory

Teachers and Parents review Forbrain for improving Attention and Memory   One of the main principles of Forbrain is retraining. When Albert Tomatis was developing his ideas more than fifty years ago, there wasn’t the neuroscience research there is today. But today’s science proved that Albert Tomatis was right – the brain can be retrained. This principle of neuroplasticity is [...]

June 24th, 2019|

Occupational The Forbrain Technology to Improve Therapy Outcomes

  Occupational Therapist uses Forbrain technology to improve therapy outcomes for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with an Occupational Therapist about how Forbrain has worked in her practice, and why she considers it a staple in her therapy toolbox. Kara Tavolacci, OTR/L, works with children with Autism [...]

June 24th, 2019|

Neuroplasticity – How to rewire your brain after a stroke

The idea that the brain is a static organ is long forgotten. We now know that the brain is plastic, which means that it can change andgrow. We have behavioral Neuroscientist, Mr. Edward Taub, and his Silver Spring monkeys to thank for this. In the early 1980s, Taub performed research on monkeys and discovered that when he [...]

January 29th, 2019|

Learn About Forbrain®

Capitalizing on bone conduction, Forbrain® headphones employ a cutting edge, proprietary technology. Unlike other headphones. Forbrain uses a patented electronic device that amplifies and patterns the user's voice. By improving the perception of the voice, Forbrain® works simultaneously on all aspects of the audio-vocal loop. Forbrain® gives the nervous system a solid sensory workout. Forbrain® [...]

August 15th, 2018|