Unfortunately, despite the research supporting it (click for books, research, and articles on neurofeedback), most insurance companies offer limited, if any, reimbursement, although the situation is improving. Given that, I read with interest The Detroit News’ recent article “Westland Parents Secure Autism-Related Aid”. Looking to make neurofeedback treatment more financially accessible for his children as well as other children on the autism spectrum, father Neil Carrick formed an organization that raised funds and looked for a provider that would provide a group rate. End result? Carrick’s organization will provide 30 children with up to 20 weeks of neurofeedback. Impressive!
ScienceDaily.com reports that University of London researchers have found the “First Direct Evidence of Neuroplastic Changes Following Brainwave Training”. This is a major step forward in recognizing the signficant benefits that can be achieved through neurofeedback therapy. The researchers found that “[r]emarkably, these after-effects are comparable in magnitude to those observed following interventions with artificial forms of brain stimulation involving magnetic or electrical pulses.” Continue reading →
Exposure on the internet is important. Biofeedback has really been used for years in treating chronic pain successfully. EEG neurofeedback is an additional biofeedback modality for pain treatment. Continue reading →
Is it possible there’s a faster and more powerful way to improve sustained attention? Neurofeedback seems to fit the bill. It’s simply a powerful a way to teach an individual to create a state of sustained attention.