Processing Disorders

Processing Disorders

Help with Sensory, Visual and Auditory Processing Struggles

Processing disorders, like Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), Visual Processing Disorder, and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) are caused by a deficiency in a person’s ability to effectively use the information gathered by the senses. The issue is not always the result of impaired hearing, impaired vision, attention disorders, intellectual disability, or learning deficit. If the brain cannot properly process the auditory, visual, and sensory information it receives, a child’s ability to learn and thrive in an academic setting is affected, often leading to low self-esteem and socialization difficulties.1,2

Brain Balance does not require that a child has a medical diagnosis, nor do we clinically diagnose medical conditions. Our focus is on understanding the struggles these children experience and helping them develop and strengthen the connections needed to help those struggles.

The unique symptoms your child is coping with may be able to improve through a unique combination of physical, sensory, and cognitive activities that help build stronger connections across different regions of the brain.

Research has shown that these symptoms may be linked to weak connections across different regions of the brain.

The good news is, we know that the brain can change in a way that may lead to improvements in these symptoms. The Brain Balance program exercises and activities are uniquely designed to help strengthen and build new connections by using a combination of physical, sensory, and cognitive activities. These new, efficient, and effective connections in the brain lead to improvements in our ability to complete cognitive tasks and in our executive functioning.

We use what we learn in the Personal Assessment to set up your child’s program. By doing this for each child, individually, we create a customized program that addresses any deficits in functions or skills your child may have.

The frequency and duration of these tasks, activities, and exercises are tailored based on your child’s needs.

Do you have personal questions relating to your child’s sensory, visual, or auditory processing difficulties? 

Our team is here to help you.

Take a second to fill out our form. Our local staff will reach out to discuss your individual concerns!

1 https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd/index.shtml
2 It is important to speak directly with your doctor concerning the presence or confirmation of any diagnosis of a developmental or learning disorder. Brain Balance does not diagnose or treat disorders.

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