Eastside Journal highlights changes in children from Tomatis Effect - Listening Education Programs
A Review of Research on Tomatis Auditory Stimulation
Auditory Processing Issues in Children with Sensory Integration Challenges (5 MB)
The Tomatis and the Kousmine Method Integrated to Treat Multiple Sclerosis (French) (14 MB)
The Seattle Times reports on “hippotherapy,” and its effects on improving balance, motor skills and concentration.
Emerging brain-based interventions for children
Stereo Sue: Why Two Eyes Are Better Than One’. By Oliver Sacks.
Qi, Journal of Traditional Eastern Health & Fitness, on the main function of qigong: keeping the mind, body and emotions in perfect balance.
Complementary Methods and Resources:
David Pomeroy, MD. Dr. Pomeroy specializes in Family Medicine and runs the ADD Center of Bellevue, a practice limited to ADHD and related conditions. In addition his practice offers adolescents and adults individual therapy and group sessions using the Cognitive Behavioral Approach. For more information about Dr. Pomeroy and the ADD Center of Bellevue, please visit: www.addcenterofbellevue.com.
Lauren Plawner, MD. Dr Plawner is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualifications in child neurology, practices pediatrics and pediatric neurology specializing in the care of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and malformations of brain development. Dr. Plawner’s practice encompasses the wide range of general pediatric neurology, including diagnosis and management of seizures, headaches, physical disabilities, movement disorders, strokes, developmental delay and learning and attentional difficulties. She also has experience in prenatal counseling of nervous system disorders. To learn more about Dr. Plawner and her practice, please visit: http://www.polyclinic.com
PT / Craniosacral Therapy/ Massage Therapy
Andy Zorich, LMT - (206)789-1737
Beth Cachat, MA, CCST, LMP. Beth Cachat is a very experienced craniosacral therapy practitioner and trainer. To learn more about Beth Cachat’s practice, please contact her at (425)-402-6700 or visit: www.bethcachatcraniosacral.com
Brent George, PT. Brent George is a very experienced PT specializing in the field of sport / movement medicine. To learn more about Brent George, please contact him at (206) 518-9405 or visit: www.G4Athlete.com
Wendy Zieve MA, MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist- Available for IEP evaluations, one-to-one and group music therapy sessions to foster social skills, language and communication skills. Teacher training for music educators on appropriate adaptations and special educators who wish to use music-based prompts to enhance teaching. (206)542-5808
Neurodevelopmental & Sensory Integrative Therapy
Bridget Sachse MS/OTR/L, YT- Pediatric Neurodevelopmental & Sensory Integrative Therapies Services as well as Yoga Teacher for the special child
5901 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle WA, 98105
Susan McNutt OTR/L- Pediatric Neurodevelopmental & Sensory Integrative Therapies Services. (360)398-2772
Hatha Gbedawo, ND Vital Kids Medicine (206)782-1337
Vision Therapy / Developmental Optometrists
Dr. Mary E. Baker, O.D. In Sight Vision Therapy (425)638-0700
Dr. Curtis R. Baxstrom, M.A., O.D Northwest Vision and Learning Center (253)661-6005
Dr. Neena Gabrielle, O.D., FCOVD Eastside Family Vision Care (425)820-2143
Dr. Kathleen M.Kinney, O.D. Family Optometry and Vision Therapy (206)624-0737
Dr. Theodore S. Kadet, O.D., FCOVD- The Doctors of Optometry at Hope Clinic. (425)462-7800
Dr. Karen Preston - Northwest Pediatric Eye Care (425)732-6056
Dr. Amy Riskedahl, O.D.- Sammamish Vision Center. (425)391-1116
Dr. Nancy Torgerson, FCOVD-
Alderwood Vision Therapy Center.
Integrative Tutoring Services
Mary Jane Brown, MSW, ASCW, Specializing in ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities, Visual Processing Skills, and Study and Organizational Skills. (425)885-6636
Youth Mentorship Services
Tomah - Private Reading Tutor SLPA
Reading Spark - Reading and Visualizing Tutoring for Children
Schools and Educational Programs
Therese Holliday- The Wyatt Holliday Foundation
Helping families of children with special needs through advocacy, education and support. (360)507-0944
Other Products and Services:
Parent Getaway - Miko's Guest house provides a chance to get away from stress and celebrate reflection in this quiet, peaceful and relaxing retreat.
Weighted Blankets, Lap Pads and Vests - Providing custom made weighted
blankets, lap pads, and vests; useful for individuals with Autism, ADHD,
sensory processing difficulties or sensory integration dysfunction. An
affordable and individualized alternative to other products on the
eLearningOne.com - Comprehensive eLearning resource directory and blog.
dyslexia.resourceaid.com - Resource site for everything to do with dyslexia. Full of newsletters, articles, links and other resources - ALL FREE - in one easy to navigate site to save time and money.
Equipment Information and Resources - Everything you want to
know about medical equipment and where to find the best deals.
Sensory - Integration
and Tomatis -Effect Listening Services - In Northern Germany.
Health Directory and Fitness Resource
- Seattle Healing Arts Center
PhysicianInfoSys.com - Managed Service/ IT Provider for Healthcare organizations in the Seattle area.
Noodles Corner- Weighted Blankets and Accessories for children and adults with autism, FAS, an dother developmental disabilities.
409 York Street #1011 Bellingham, WA (360)773-7589.
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