What is Asperger’s?

Asperger’s Syndrome, sometimes called Asperger’s Disorder, belongs to a group of developmental disorders that fall along a spectrum of severity. As described in a previous blog, these developmental disorders are typically characterized by, preservative speech patterns, motor coordination difficulties, difficulties with social interaction, and a restricted range of interests coupled with intense focus on those

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What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

The term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or autism, describe a group of developmental disorders that are typically characterized by intellectual disability, repetitive behaviors, physical health issues, and difficulties with verbal and nonverbal communication, motor coordination, attention, and social interaction. These disorders include Autistic Disorder; Rett Syndrome; Childhood Disintegrative Disorder; Asperger syndrome; and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not

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What is Neuroplasticity?

Neuroplasticity and your brain Neuroplasticity, also known as brain plasticity, refers to the changes that your brain undergoes throughout life. As most people know, the brain has the ability to adapt to many influences, including your environment, the behaviors you perform, injuries, genetic factors, and mental illness or psychological disorders. When these changes occur, the

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How Does Neurofeedback Help ADD/ADHD Symptoms?

Neurofeedback can alleviate many symptoms relating to ADD and ADHD, but let’s first discuss how ADD/ADHD affects the brain. How does ADD/ADHD affect the brain? ADD and ADHD are neurological disorders that are characterized by poor impulse control, inattention, and hyperactivity. Although the exact cause of ADD/ADHD is unknown, scientists have found a strong genetic

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Neurofeedback vs. ADD/ADHD Medication

As discussed in a previous blog, most clinicians who practice neurofeedback and cognitive training advise their clients to continue on their medication while undergoing the alternative therapies. Typically, the greatest improvement is seen when clients use a combination of neurofeedback, cognitive training, talk therapy, and medication. The combination of these therapies, however, may be the

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What is Attention Deficit Disorder / ADHD?

Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) are neurological disorders that are characterized by poor impulse control, inattention, and hyperactivity. Typically, ADD/ADHD symptoms develop in childhood, but can persist throughout adolescence and adulthood. Because it can be hard to distinguish symptoms of ADD/ADHD with normal childlike behavior, many

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Is Talk Therapy Necessary?

Up until recently, when people thought of the word therapy, they would typically picture themselves reclining on a leather couch and talking about their problems to a bespectacled psychologist. Now, as medication is becoming more and more widely accepted as an effective way of treating learning, mood, and anxiety disorders, it is just as common

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Are There Side Effects from Neurofeedback?

As discussed in a previous blog post, neurofeedback and cognitive training are designed to meet the growing need for effective non-pharmacological approaches. Neurofeedback trains the brain to function more efficiently by measuring neuronal activity in the brain, and using real-time displays to monitor that brain activity on a computer screen. This enables the client to

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Cure or Treatment?

Measuring neuronal activity As discussed in a previous blog post, neurofeedback and cognitive training are non-invasive therapies designed to meet the growing need for effective non-pharmacological approaches. The two therapies are customized for each client as a way to help them with learning, mood, anxiety, and stress disorders, as well as cognitive and biological problems.

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Neurofeedback Sessions

Innovative approach to therapy A neurofeedback session, biofeedback session, or cognitive training session may seem like a traditional therapy option. Yet, each technique is extremely innovative. Created as a way to meet the growing need for effective non-pharmacological approaches, these treatments were designed to help individuals with learning, mood, anxiety, and stress disorders, as well

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