The Tomatis Method is based on the work of Dr. Alfred A. Tomatis, a French physician and otolaryngology specialist who spent the past 50 years developing a methodology which assists and accelerates the development of listening skills, language, and communication. The Tomatis Method is a system of sound stimulation and audio-vocal training with the goal to improve functioning of the ear as it relates to listening, understanding, and communication.
As stated by Yehudi Menuhin " Sound enters our body directly. What the ear can do inside our brain inside our lives, nothing else can do. " He says "the use of high frequencies opens up a whole new world. Sonic The therapy has a specific effect which seems to have far-reaching implications and amazing results. I think this is a breakthrough of greater efficiency for music and health ".
Tomatis helps when...
The goal of the Tomatis method is to re-educate the ear in order to enhance such areas as:
The Tomatis method aims to give individuals the opportunity to develop their full listening function by retraining the ear on how to listen. This method can be applied to a variety of areas relating to learning and communication, personal and behavioral development, body work, and the voice and for the integration of foreign languages.
Learning & Communication Difficulties
Although many of the clients served at Wellspring Learning may have obtained a specific diagnosis from an outside source, it is not necessary for testing or treatment at our center. To determine if you or your child is a candidate, please see our checklist and symptom sheet.