During story time last night, my daughter asked if I noticed if she was reading any better. I commented that I thought so, but what did she think. A——- said, ”Yeah.... It’s like the words are getting from the page to my brain faster.”
For the past few weeks, he has improved his working skills in school and has done his homework in record time with minimal or no help from me. Homework assignments that usually take minutes would stretch into an hour. He now completes them in 10 - 15 minutes.
St. Bernadette has committed additional students for IM training based on the success we have seen in improved academic performance. For example, an 8th grader achieved honor roll distinction for the first time in his career.
The Interactive Metronome is spectacularly helpful. It is one of the most promising developments with non-medication of ADHD that’s come along in a long while.
I was particularly interested in IM because, like some of the other intensive modalities with which I work, IM can help to drive changes in the brain. The result is that children can make excellent progress in short periods of time.