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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|

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|

Forbrain rewarded with the Parent’s Pick Award

Forbrain rewarded with the Parent’s Pick Award in the category “Best Educational Products for Elementary Student”   We are proud to announce that Forbrain has received The Parent’s Pick Award. This award is in the category of “Best Educational Products for Elementary Student”. Parents’ Picks Award recognition is more than just a seal of approval [...]

August 10th, 2018|

FORBRAIN At AOTA’s in Salt Lake City

FORBRAIN Was Present at AOTA’s 98th Annual Conference in Salt Lake City Last April!   AOTA is at the heart of the ever-expanding profession of occupational therapy, bringing companies face-to-face with professionals who fuel the growth of the industry and improve the lives of millions. An estimated 7,000 occupational therapy clinicians, educators, and students gathered [...]

May 10th, 2018|

ASHA Convention Los Angeles

Forbrain Exhibited at the 2017 ASHA Convention in Los Angeles The ASHA Convention is the premier annual professional education event. It is most noteworthy, this exhibition is for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Moreover, this exhibition is bringing together approximately 15,000 attendees. Also, this Annual Convention provides unparalleled opportunities to hear [...]

November 8th, 2017|