“Building a Better Brain with Neurofeedback”
According to Dr. Chiappino, “Underlying brain-wave dysregulation often triggers rocking, hand flapping, spinning and other repetitive behaviors seen in those individuals with autism. While these behaviors may help reduce external stress when the sensory world becomes overwhelming, they tend to be disruptive and become an obsessive ritual that interferes with learning and socialization. Brain-based exercises, such as neurofeedback can help retrain these abnormal brain-wave patterns and help overcome stimming, spinning and swaying. Diet and nutritional supplementing also play an important role in the overall therapy plan.”
“My lecture is aimed at those who are concerned with the side effects of psychotropic drugs or who wish an alternative to a lifetime dependence on these medications. Parents and caregivers will learn there is a viable, effective and evidence-based path toward achieving a child’s optimal learning potential that is natural, produces no negative side effects and can be long-lasting.”
Reservations are required as seating is limited. A $10 lecture fee is requested at registration which will be donated in its entirety to benefit a local Special Education Parent Teachers Association (SEPTA). All attendees will be entered into a raffle for a free QEEG (http://www.youtube.com/
About New Life Wellness Center and Dr. Keri Chiappino
Dr. Keri Chiappino, DC DACNB BCN is a board-certified Chiropractic Neurologist and authorized BrainCore neurofeedback provider specializing in neurological disorders. She began working with children and teaching colleagues while serving as President of Life University’s Pediatrics Club and is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for children on the spectrum. New Life Wellness Center, a private practice co-owned with her husband Dr. W. Brent Reynolds, provides a wide range of holistic brain-based therapies including BrainCore neurofeedback for the entire family. New Life Wellness and BrainCore centers are located in NYC (Upper West Side) and Long Island.
For more information, contact the Smithtown, Long Island office at 631.265.1223 or the Manhattan office at 212.721.1188;