Tomatis Method TalksUp®
Home program for communication and mental health issues.
Using a structured modified music program to stimulate the muscles in the inner ear one which is a major factor in improving the auditory laterality and the main connections to improving attention and concentration. Tomatis began treating a number of other problems with the same methods, including reading problems, dyslexia, depression, severe schizophrenia, and even autism. He found evidence that many of these problems result from a failure of communication, which has to do with listening and the ear.
Children or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) exhibit difficulties in several functions involving social interaction, communication, and behaviour. Nevertheless, a service cantered on the Tomatis ® Method can help people with autism and other related difficulties by awakening and establishing the desire to communicate and learn through auditory and listening training.
Nature of the program
Listening to modified music for 80 minutes per day in blocks of 14-day intensive periods. with breaks of 4-8 week between for integration . As the program develops intensive times may reduce to 8 days and are spread out eight weeks to three months. This is the active phase and is when the development of the voice takes place and will depend on the clients interests and skills are developed.
Ideal time of devise time for radical changes is 60-100 hours taken over 12-18 months.
Evidence based assessments are done at the beginning and end of each intensive period.
Role of consultant is to assess, guide, mentor and foster empowerment in the trauma and psychological issues this can underlying and be important as the brain starts to self-regulate.