iLs Sound therapy program

iLs Sound therapy program from Sound for Life

By: Sound for Life  06-Sep-2016
Keywords: Occupational Therapy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Auditory Processing

Sound Therapy: The Integrated Listening Systems Integrated Listening Systems (iLs), a form of sound therapy, uses filtered music with movement, to act on auditory processing, sensory processing, attention, and consequently on behaviour, anxiety and language. The iLs programs play classical music that has been acoustically modified to provide enhanced or filtered signals in certain frequencies, as specific frequencies are believed to be correlated to certain brain functions. The music is loaded on an iPod paired with special headphones which deliver it through both air and bone conduction (a low volume vibration that is conducted by bone to the cochlea and vestibular system). Simultaneous to the auditory component, the user engages in visual, vestibular and motor exercises which maximize the interaction of the systems outlined in the above diagram. It is non- invasive and can be used for children and adults. WHO BENEFITS? Clients who demonstrate delays and/or difficulties in any of the following areas: Concentration/Attention/Memory Speech, Language Written Expression & Reading Comprehension Social Communication, Behaviour Motor Skills Processing speed Sensory Processing

Keywords: Auditory Processing, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Filtered Music, Occupational Therapy, Paediatric Occupational Therapy, Sensory Processing, sound therapy,, Therapy for Children,