Presented by: Cassie
Today there is an increase of children with Manic Depression, also called Bipolar Disorder, and Autism
Spectrum Disorder. Kids with Bipolar
Disorder can be irritable, angry, and emotionally very reactive, and their mood and behavior shifts unpredictably. Children with Autism may have some problems including difficulties with social interaction, rigid thinking and behavior, difficulties with language and communication, and difficulties with emotions. Fortunately, brain science has drew attention to a promising new approach to therapy. Research has shown that our brains are capable of enormous change. It’s called neuroplasticity. This finding is giving rise to new solutions such as biofeedback that use this capacity for change to treat many psychological disorders or conditions. At the Brian & Mind
Biofeedback Center, we closely.
(Above) an autistic boy has rainbow paint on his hands showing autism awareness
(Left) a cartoon that represents
BUT WHAT IS
Biofeedback, also called neurofeedback or neurotherapy, makes use of the brain’s capacity for change to reshape brain networks. It is a way to directly train the brain to function better.
Biofeedback is a research supported treatment to sharpen attention, relieve anxiety, enhance mood, and improve learning, and behavior without medication.
(above) a child receiving
(above to the left) The equipment for biofeedback
(above to the right) A clipart of showing up and down days (bottom to the right) An autistic boy playing with blocks. THAT’S
We at the Brain and Mind Center know that many psychological disorders result from problems in brain function. Medications just treat the symptoms and do not correct the source of the problem in the brain.