Berard Auditory Integration Training: New perspectives from the international scene provide insight into functional outcomes by Terrie Silverman, MS and Sally Brockett, MS

On January 12, 2010, 6:48 pm

Berard practitioners around the world are finding remarkable results with the sensory based, noninvasive Berard Auditory Integration Training. How do you know what auditory program to choose for your son or daughter or to recommend to your clients? How do you decide what to spend your money on when there are so many different auditory therapies available? An important part of the decision should be based on documented results and considerations in regard to time/cost effectiveness. Results from international practitioners will be reviewed. Learn how this information leads to functional outcomes and improves the quality of life for the whole family.

Terrie Silverman holds a master's degree in speech pathology from Rutgers University. She has worked with individuals with autism and PDD since 1973. For 12 years, she was the director of a nonprofit parent support program, GRASP, Greater Richmond Autism Support Program. Terrie received her Berard Auditory Integration Training certification in 1992 and completed a second course of instruction in the Berard Method in 2001. She was member and on the Board of Directors of the Society for Auditory Intervention Techniques from its inception in 1993, and is on the Board of the newly formed BAITIS (Berard Auditory Integration Training International Society). Ms. Silverman has provided Berard AIT to over 2500 adults and children in many communities throughout the United States.

Sally Brockett, MS is Director of IDEA Training Center in North Haven, Connecticut, and a certified International Berard AIT Instructor/Practitioner. With personal training from Dr. Guy Berard and 17 years experience with Berard AIT, Sally continues to provide his method to children and adults with various developmental delays.

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