April is the National OT Month in the U.S., meaning occupational therapists get 30 days to celebrate everything that makes their profession one of a kind! Every year the American Occupational Therapy Association, AOTA, represents 213,000 occupational therapy practitioners and students in the United States. AOTA educates the public and advances the profession by providing resources, setting standards, and serving as an advocate to improve health care. The AOTA’s Expo Hall is the world’s largest gathering of occupational therapy companies presenting products, professional development, and employment opportunities. Many of the more than 350 vendors and 450 booths had interactive displays of the latest advances in technology and rehabilitation. Click here for more information.
Sound For life, Ltd attends the AOTA Convention each year and featured its leading edge technology equipment such as Forbrain®, for attention, speech and memory and Soundsory®, for movement, balance and coordination, two headsets based on cognitive science and neuropsychology research. Both to help improve cognitive abilities and learning skills! Hundreds of Occupational Therapists, educators, researchers, students and other professionals came by our booth to get a chance to experience Forbrain and Soundsory® and all were inspired with the opportunities for their clients.
Forbrain® is a high tech, award-wining, bone conduction headset which helps the brain to process sensory information more effectively. Through the use of its patented dynamic filter and by correcting the perception of the user’s voice, the way they speak is corrected naturally and without conscious effort. Forbrain® works simultaneously on all parts of the audio-vocal loop and gives the nervous system an excellent sensory workout. It is endorsed by thousands of clinicians, educators and families. Forbrain® is designed to be safe, effective and can help anyone but more specifically people with: Speech-language Disorders (Speech delay, Apraxia, Aphasia, etc.), Sensory and Auditory Processing Disorders (APD / CAPD), Attention Disorders (ADD / ADHD), Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia, Poor reading, Poor memory, etc.), Autism Spectrum Disorders (Autism, Asperger‘s Syndrome, Down Syndrome, etc.), Brain injuries and brain diseases. Click here for the video about Forbrain® and its applications.
Soundsory® is a high tech, award-wining headset and a home-based, multi-sensory training program, which combines sound with movement to stimulate the vestibular and auditory systems simultaneously. Listening sessions are provided with a technology which integrates rhythmical music processed with a dynamic filter and transmitted through bone and air conduction. Body movement exercises focus on building proprioceptive abilities through specific, repetitive movement exercises. It is endorsed by thousands of clinicians, educators and families.
Soundsory® is designed to be safe, effective and can help anyone but more specifically people with: Autism spectrum and developmental issues, Sensory and Auditory processing disorders, Motor delays, balance and coordination, ADD and ADHD. Click here for the video about Soundsory® and its applications.