Learning Disabilities

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Children, teens, and adults can improve their learning capacity with LENS Neurofeedback treatment. Treatments engage the brain to reset neuro-networks and restore neurological brain functioning. Symptoms may include learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and processing disorders such as ADHD symptoms or antisocial behavior. 

Students of all ages report sharply improved reading and math skills after the first treatment. Results are accompanied by heightened mental clarity and emotional resilience with ling term improved study and work performance. Moods and attitudes become more positive with increated self confidence in class or at work.

  • Rebuilds healthy brain neural networks without medication.
  • Reduces negative work and communication patterns,  .
  • Resets mental clarity, memory, moods, and emotional resilience.

Learn more: call and speak to an experienced clinician at our Mill Valley, CA location.

Drug Free Alternative

Neurofeedback treatments are ideal of dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and processing disorders for adults and students of all ages. This direct therapy reduces brain inflammation allowing the body to heal and rebuild neuronetworks and rebalance brain chemistry. This process reduces stress reactions resulting in greater mental clarity, emotional resilience, and improved memory. Treatments are given in a comfortable and relaxed office setting. Light to mild conditions may require only one or two sessions while severe or complex cases typically require more. The number of treatments need are depend on clients goals and objectives. Treatment protocols are individualized for children and teens. Adults, veterans, and seniors receive treatments protocols based on their age, level of severity, and objectives.

What are
Learning Disabilities?

Learning disability is a classification that includes several areas of functioning in which an adult or child has difficulty learning in a typical manner.

While learning disability, learning disorder, and learning difficulty are often used interchangeably but they differ in several ways.

  • Learning disorder refers to significant learning problems in an academic area. These problems, however, are not enough to warrant an official diagnosis.
  • Learning disability, on the other hand, is an official clinical diagnosis, whereby the individual meets certain criteria, as determined by a professional.

The good news is that for Neruofeedback treatment, these distinctions do not matter. Whatever the degree, frequency, and intensity of symptoms, and whatever the diagnosis, neurofeedback will improve the condition  beginning with with the first session.

Time Tested Results

Since 1986, Echo Neurotherapy has monitored our patients’ progress carefully, and we continue to improve the EchoNeuro Protocol. One third of our clients are children, and we have conducted over 20,000 individual sessions.

Life Long Learning Potential

As British researcher, Dr. John Gruzelier’s work has shown in published, controlled studies, neurofeedback can beneficially affect both concentration, and empathic communication in conservatory-based classical musicians.

In Dr. Gruzelier’s own words: “The LENS work seems to offer similar bi-modal improvements–that is, allowing for both sharper concentration and the emotional communication, by opening flexibility portals both to high and low frequency brain activity as the situation requires.”

At age five, Silas had so many ear infections that his adenoids were removed. As a teenager his learning disabilities including dysgraphia–trouble writing– and behavioral issues that stopped his progress in school. He had the curious OCD compulsion to touch paper whenever anxious. Homework was impossible. Listening to what his mom said and following her instructions didn’t happen often. After his first neurofeedback session, his dreams were more vivid and he started making sounds during class. His mom reported his behavior was less oppositional.

His mom also received treatment for her ADHD. She reported:  “Since neurofeedback treatment, I enjoy better  concentration. I love to complete things now. I enjoy the endings as much as the beginnings. I am clear about what I need to do, and I finish it. I feel peaceful. Things happen around me and I am calm. I give positive feedback because I love people and myself.
His oppositional behavior doesn’t activate me. My mind is clear. I know what I can and cannot do. I am focused and concentrate easily. I look for opportunities to feel grateful.

After the second session she reported that Silas could draw a straight line; his dysgraphia was gone. He was easier to be around. When mom spoke he was not mad. She reported:

Silas is studying science. For the first time he is able to actually care about school. He got 87% on his science test which was unprecedented.

Meanwhile, I was being loaded with work from the office and managing it without anxiety. I was able to handle it systematically.  I’ve been waking at 5:00 or 5:30AM fully rested after falling asleep faster. I’m loving closure as a new personality trait.

Session 4: Mom reported that Silas was mentally clear and could draw straight lines for a couple of days until he smoked pot. I’m productive, not stressed even in situations with many jobs. I get a good night’s sleep. This week I had my best workout ever at the gym.

Session 6: Silas was good. He did whatever asked, and reported “ I like doing what I am told”
No more smoking pot. Curiosity is creeping back.

Silas completed fifteen treatment sessions. At the end he was off cannabis and reaching out socially, trying to find a girlfriend. His dysgraphyia was completely gone.