is a 10 hour auditory intervention. It is considered to be an
educational and not a medical intervention. AIT
consists of 20
AIT Practitioner supervised
listening sessions of 30 minutes. The 20 sessions are completed over
10 or 12 consecutive days.
scientific studies. The minimum age recommended is 3
this website are highly trained professionals. AIT Session
prices in the USA
range from about $1,200 to $2,000. Prices will vary internationally
provided on this website is for
Watch AIT Video: "About
Auditory Integration Training"
Berard AIT Practitioner: Albuquerque
Edgewood, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Fees: $1,300 + Tax for AIT Sessions:
20 half hour sessions (10 hours)
over 10 or 12 consecutive days.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, CERTIFICATION AND ASSOCIATIONS
Radio, The Peter Benson Show, Albuquerque, NM, 2004, 2005, 2006
Radio, The Diego Mulligan Show, Santa Fe Public Radio, Santa Fe, NM,
Radio, The Jim Villaneucci Show, Albuquerque, NM, 2003, 2004, 2005
Street Academy, Santa Fe, NM 2004, 2005, 2006
Rose Montessori Seminar, Santa Fe, NM, 2005
of a Miracle” featuring Annabel Stehli, Santa Fe, NM, 2005
International Autism Conference: A Celebration of Breakthroughs, II,
Stamford, Conn., 2001
Evening With Annabel Stelhi”, Albuquerque, NM, 2000
Autism Society, Albuquerque, NM, 1994, 1998
Albuquerque Public School Speech Pathologists, Audiologists and
Diagnosticians, Albuquerque, NM, 1996, 1998
Specialized Family Services Seminar, Albuquerque, NM 1995, 2000, 2004
Association of School Psychologists Fall Conference, Albuquerque, NM 1999
Reaching Out (PRO), Albuquerque, NM, 1997
State Autism Conference: Grants, NM, 1996
New Mexico Graduate Student Seminar, Albuquerque, NM, 1995
Transdisciplinary Evaluation and Assessment Seminar; Farmington, NM
1994, Hobbs, NM, 1995
Albuquerque Speech and Audiology Professionals, Albuquerque, NM, 1994
New Mexico Ethics in Business Award Finalist, Albuquerque,
Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist, WESST Corporation,
Albuquerque, NM, 2004
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Ross-Brennan graduated from the University of New Mexico with distinction
with a Bachelor of Arts in May, 1980.
completing course work in Speech and Language Pathology, she became
an interpreter for Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons
her academic training by obtaining a Master’s of Science degree from
the University of New Mexico in December, 1981.
She became a
Speech & Language Pathologist, certified by the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in 1981.
school districts in New Mexico for three years, providing Speech &
Language evaluations and therapy throughout the state.
In 1984, she
started her Speech Clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and has treated
children and adults who exhibit a wide spectrum of disorders.
Ross-Brennan & Associates strives to provide the highest quality of Speech
and Language Evaluations and therapy. It is the premier treatment facility
for AIT in New Mexico.
Over the past
twenty-two years her staff has grown to twenty employees who serve
clients at three locations in New Mexico: Albuquerque, Santa Fe and
Edgewood. Her clinic serves over two hundred fifty ongoing speech and
language therapy clients every week in addition to approximately two hundred
clients annually who receive
traveled to Laurie’s clinic from all over the United States from as far away
as Alaska and Boston. She has provided
AIT in Hawaii, Colorado and many cities in
New Mexico. When a community has ten or more clients who need
AIT. Laurie relocates to that community for
two weeks to provide treatment for the clients in their home town.
completed beginning, advanced and therapeutic training in the Porch
Index of Communicative Ability in Children (PICAC). This is an extensively
standardized, test protocol which documents a child’s ability to process
information in all modalities.
trained and certified by Dr.
Berard to provide
Integration Training (Berard AIT) in July, 1993.
certified by Kristin Davis to use the BGC Audio Effects Generator
when providing AIT.
Laurie acquired the Digital Auditory Aerobics (DAA) machine and added
it to her practice.
training to provide Bal-A-Vis-X treatment in 2005.
worked closely with Occupational Therapists trained in Sensory
Integration and utilizes many sensory based equipment and activities to
Integration Training (Berard AIT) .