is a 10 hour auditory intervention. There are 20 supervised
listening sessions of 30 minutes each, completed over 10 or 12
consecutive days. AIT has many
scientific studies. The minimum age recommended is 3
prices in the USA
range from about $1,200 to 2,000. Prices will vary
internationally by county.
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In her latest book,
Dorinne S. Davis-Kalugin, an
educational and rehabilitative audiologist with over 35 years
experience, explains the differences between various sound
therapies, how they work, and why they work.
Read All About Sound-Based Therapy and Learn: How problems with autism,
Asperger’s, ADHD, coordination and balance, speech impairment, Dyslexia,
gross and fine motor skills development, and focus/directions relate to
hearing and listening
Sound Bodies through Sound Therapy Explains:
What sound therapy really is and how it stimulates the
The considerations in developing a proper sequence of
therapies that meets your needs
Why some therapies are more appropriate for certain
listening and behavioral challenges than others.
Thorough explanations of the leading sound therapies used
today -- Berard AIT (Auditory Integration Training), Tomatis®, The Fast
ForWord ™ Series, The Listening Program™, Interactive Metronome®, Samonas™,
Earobics™, and BioAcoustics™
The parts of the ear, how they work and how they help the
body work properly
Real-life success stories of children whose lives have so
greatly improved with sound therapy
These sound therapies include
Berard AIT (Auditory
Integration Training), Tomatis®, The Fast ForWord ™ Series, The
Listening Program™, Interactive Metronome®, Samonas™, Earobics™, and
The book has 4 sections. The first
reviews the supporting scientific information. The second discusses the various
sound therapies in use today. The third pulls all the information together and
details the author’s "Tree of Sound Enhancement Therapy®" concept. And
the book concludes with a chapter of personal successes and challenges presented
in various cases.
About the Author
S. Davis, MA, CCC-A, FAAA is an educational and rehabilitative audiologist
with 35 years experience. She is exceptionally qualified to explain
these matters as she is the only audiologist in the U.S. trained and able to
deliver the full range of sound therapies available to children with learning
and behavioral challenges.
Dorinne S. Davis is the President and Founder of Davis Centers, Inc. An
educational and rehabilitative audiologist with 35+ years experience, Ms. Davis
earned her bachelor's degree in Speech & Hearing and Speech & Drama, then her
master's degree in Audiology/Deaf Education from Montclair State College in New
She is certified in Speech
Correction, Pre-School Education, Speech & Drama, Teacher of the Hard of
Hearing, and Supervision by the NJ Department of Education. She is a licensed
audiologist in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York.
An international lecturer and
author, Ms. Davis has received
outstanding awards and honors, including recognition in over thirty Who's Who
publications. She is also an active member of the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association, American Academy of Audiology, National
Education Association, Educational Audiology Association, and the Association of
International Berard Practitioners.
In 1992, she receive her
Training directly from Dr. Guy
Berard and is one of only 50 members who were originally certified by the
International Association of Berard Practitioners. She is currently a member of
the AIT-PRO worldwide resource group.
In the field of sound-based
therapies, Ms. Davis is also certified in the
Tomatis Method®, the Fast ForWord™ Series and is a BioAcoustics™ research
associate. She is trained in Read-Spell-Comprehend™, Samonas™, Interactive
Metronome®, Earobics™, Lip-reading, and Aural Rehabilitation. She is also a
certified provider for The Listening Program™.
Book Reviews of
Sound Bodies through Sound Therapy by
Dorinne S. Davis, MA, CCC-A, FAAA
- "No one can any longer deny the power of sound as
fundamental and essential for a balanced life."
Don Campbell, author of The Mozart Effect
- ". . . your chapter concerning Auditory Integration
is absolutely remarkable."
Dr. Guy Berard, founder of
Auditory Integration Training
- "What an impressive book!"
Doris J. Rapp, MD, author of Is This Your Child's World?
Bodies Through Sound Therapy
is a fascinating and educational read written by an
author who is well qualified to write a book about the differences between
various sound therapies.
Chapters 1 though 4: contain detailed information
about the physics of sound, the body's reaction to sound, the auditory
system and processes of this system. Factual and well written, this
intricate information is presented in terms a layperson can easily
Chapters 5 through 7: introduce readers to the various methods of
sound therapy, their creators, methods and case studies supporting the
Chapter 8: describes the powers and uses of the voice. This
chapter offers medically based, but an understandable introduction to the
physiological functioning of the voice. This is an educational as well as
interesting chapter. Chapter nine discusses BioAcoustics, an
explanation of, "This Signature Sound," of an individual and how our unique
vocal frequencies affect us.
Chapter 10: ties the various therapies and the physiology of our bodies
together and how, "All of the physiological processes in the body are
interlinked by a large number of interacting and crisscrossing pathways."
Or, the how and why sound therapies and how they may stimulate the
voice-ear-brain connections. Chapter 11 relates real-life success stories of
Although Sound Bodies Through Sound Therapy
is a little off the beaten track and may be seen as
interest to people involved in the field of medicine only, I found the book
worthy of my reading/leisure time. Most certainly, Sound Bodies Through
Sound Therapy will be of interest to any parent who has a child with
symptoms or a diagnosis of autism, apraxia, ADD/ADHD, dyslexia,
hyperlexia, Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD or APD) or learning
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