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Interactive Metronome

What is Interactive Metronome (IM)

The Interactive Metronome is a therapeutic assessment and training program that improves attention, concentration, motor planning and sequencing.  Improvements in those areas result in a stronger motor control, coordination and enhanced balance.  Children can also demonstrate improved language, attention/concentration, and cognition.

Interactive Metronome provides a structured, goal-oriented program that challenges the patient to synchronize a range of whole body exercises to a precise computer-generated beat. The child attempts to match the rhythmic beat with repetitive motor movements. IM’s game-like features engage the child with auditory and visual guidance and provides real-time feedback while encouraging him/her to improve their scores.

A number of occupational and speech therapists at Child’sPlay are certified IM providers. Interactive Metronome is also a vital element in our “Focal Point” program for children with ADD/ADHD.