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Berard AIT 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.

AIT has many scientific studies. The minimum age recommended is 3 years.

All AIT Practitioners listed on this website are  highly trained professionals. AIT Session prices in the USA range from about $1,200 to $2,000. Prices will vary internationally by county.

All information provided on this website is  for educational purposes only.

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Laurie Ross-Brennan, MS, CCC, Speech & Language Pathologist (SLP), Arizona, USA

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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.



  • KNKT FM Radio, The Peter Benson Show, Albuquerque, NM, 2004, 2005, 2006

  • KSFR FM Radio, The Diego Mulligan Show, Santa Fe Public Radio, Santa Fe, NM, 2005

  • KKOB FM Radio, The Jim Villaneucci Show, Albuquerque, NM, 2003, 2004, 2005

  • Fayette Street Academy, Santa Fe, NM 2004, 2005, 2006

  • Desert Rose Montessori Seminar, Santa Fe, NM, 2005

  • “The Sound of a Miracle” featuring Annabel Stehli, Santa Fe, NM, 2005

  • International Autism Conference: A Celebration of Breakthroughs, II, Stamford, Conn., 2001

  • “An Evening With Annabel Stelhi”, Albuquerque, NM, 2000

  • New Mexico Autism Society, Albuquerque, NM, 1994, 1998

  • Albuquerque Public School Speech Pathologists, Audiologists and Diagnosticians, Albuquerque, NM, 1996, 1998

  • Alta Mira Specialized Family Services Seminar, Albuquerque, NM 1995, 2000, 2004

  • New Mexico Association of School Psychologists Fall Conference, Albuquerque, NM 1999

  • Parents Reaching Out (PRO), Albuquerque, NM, 1997

  • New Mexico State Autism Conference: Grants, NM, 1996

  • University of 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, NM, 2006

  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist, WESST Corporation, Albuquerque, NM, 2004


  • Laurie Ross-Brennan graduated from the University of New Mexico with distinction with a Bachelor of Arts in May, 1980.

  • While completing course work in Speech and Language Pathology, she became an interpreter for Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons

  • She furthered 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.

  • Laurie served 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. 

  • Laurie 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 AIT

  • Patients have 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.

  • She 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.

  • Laurie was trained and certified by Dr. Berard to provide Auditory Integration Training (Berard AIT)  in July, 1993.

  • She was certified by Kristin Davis to use the BGC Audio Effects Generator when providing AIT.

  • In 2000, Laurie acquired the Digital Auditory Aerobics (DAA) machine and added it to her practice.

  • She received training to provide Bal-A-Vis-X treatment in 2005.

  • Laurie has worked closely with Occupational Therapists trained in Sensory Integration and utilizes many sensory based equipment and activities to enhance Auditory Integration Training (Berard AIT) .


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