Interactive Metronome (IM) is a program in which an individual uses headphones, a computer screen, and a rhythmic beat to perform a variety of exercises while trying to stay on this beat. 

Studies have shown improvements in the following areas:

  • Attention and focus
  • Coordination
  • Control of aggression and impulsive behavior
  • Academic performance (including math, reading and processing speed)

Why Choose Us?

Occupational therapists providing IM are trained and have extensive experience with a variety of patient diagnoses. An intensive training model is used (3x/week for 6 weeks), and the program is customized to meet the a patient’s specific needs.

Who Can Benefit? 

Diagnoses may include:

  • Apraxia/Dyspraxia
  • Autism Spectrum disorders (including Asperger’s, PDD)
  • Brain injury
  • Brain tumor (following surgery or chemotherapy)
  • Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Dyslexia and other reading disorders
  • Language-Learning Disabled
  • Limb amputation
  • Non-verbal learning disorder
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Stuttering
  • Stroke

Location of Service

Currently available at the Cincinnati Children's Outpatient Eastgate and Drake locations.