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
- 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:
- 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
Location of Service
Currently available at the Cincinnati Children's Outpatient Eastgate and Liberty locations.