Many of the children currently taking drugs for ADHD may not need them, say Swinburne University researchers. The alternative, drug-free treatment known as neurotherapy may work for them. Neurotherapy is biofeedback for the brain and involves the children correcting their own faulty brainwave patterns by playing a computer game. Electrodes connect their brain to the computer, and by winning the game their brainwaves are gradually put right Read more
Support is growing for non-drug treatment of ADHD. A therapy that exercises the brain is producing the kind of results that only drugs were delivering for some people with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). Electroencephalograph biofeedback (or neurotherapy) trains the brain to harness its inherent ability to learn about itself and change permanently. People with ADHD and learning disabilities often have sluggish brainwave activity and neurotherapy can increase a patient's ability to concentrate, learn and retain information.
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This video is an interview between Rien Breteler and Tom Collura in 2005, and was part of a Brain Resource Company DVD series by Rien Breteler and Martijn Arns titled: Neurofeedback: The Experts' point of view. Tom Collura from Brainmaster is well known for his expertise on signal analysis and hardware in the neurofeedback field. For more information also see www.qeeg.nl or www.eegbiofeedback.nl (more)
Dr Othmer is an expert in Neurodfeedback. He was a pioneer in helping develop the techniques and trained thousands of clinicians worldwide to use Neurofeedback
This video is an interview between Rien Breteler and Siegfried Othmer in 2005, and was part of a Brain Resource Company DVD series by Rien Breteler and Martijn Arns titled: Neurofeedback: The Experts' point of view. Siegfried Othmer is a neurofeedback specialist. For more information also see www.qeeg.nl or www.eegbiofeedback.nl (more)