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The Sound Learning Centre and its treatments has been mentioned in several publications including the following:


Our newsletter contains news and information on the Sound Learning Centre and its treatments.

Our work receives frequent coverage in the media and includes transmissions by the BBC, ITV, Sky News and Discovery Channel. Please contact us if you wish further information.

Parent and child support organisations

The Children’s Trust

Tadworth Court Tadworth Surrey, KT20 5RU Tel: 01737 365 000 Fax: 01737 365 001 email: web: Respite breaks: Residential short breaks and short breaks in the family home

NCH, the children’s charity

85 Highbury Park London N5 1UD Tel: 0845 762 6579 (calls charged at local rate, open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday) Web:

The National Autistic Society

393 City Road London EC1V 1NG Tel: 020 7833 2299 Fax: 020 7833 9666 E-mail: Web:

Potential Plus UK

(Previously National Association for Gifted Children)

Suite 1.2, Challenge House Sherwood Drive Bletchley Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire, MK3 6DP Tel: 01908 646433 Email: Web:

IPSEA Independent Parental Special Education Advice

Defending children’s right to special education provision 6 Carlow Mews Woodbridge Suffolk IP12 1EA United Kingdom England and Wales (free phone) Tel:    General Advice Line: 0800 018 4016 Tribunal Help Line : 0845 602 9579 Mon to Thu 10am – 4pm and 7pm – 9pm Fri 10am – 1pm and 7pm – 9pm (during school holidays times are reduced) Web: IPSEA Independent Parental Special Education Advice One of the most important things that you can refer to is a copy of the “Special Educational Needs Code of Practice”. This is easy to read and contains law as well as guidance on how and when a child will need additional support. It can be downloaded here;or you can call DCSF Publications on 0845 60222 60 quoting reference DFES 581/ 2001 and they will send you a free copy.

Scotland (ISEA)

Tel: 0131 454 0096 Tel: 0131 454 0144 Northern Ireland Tel: 02890 705 654 E-mail: (for information only, not advice) Web:

The Counselling Directory

The Counselling Directory is a confidential service that brings together the information required to help individuals find a qualified counsellor or psychotherapist in their local area and encourages those in distress to seek help. The searchable on-line directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events.

Sources of research and information

More information on Auditory Integration Training (AIT) can be found on Dr. Guy Bérard’s personal website. Web:

University of Sunderland

Autism Research Unit School of Health, Natural & Social Sciences University of Sunderland Sunderland, SR1 3SD Tel: 0191 510 8922 Fax: 0191 567 0420 Email: Web:


Exploring the science and treatment of ADHD, Autism and Dyslexia Web:

The Autism Research Institute – U.S.A.

The Autism Research Institute – U.S.A. has much useful information and includes a paper summarising a number of research studies entitled Efficacy of Auditory Integration Training. A further article Revisiting auditory integration training—new research provides some updated commentary about some of the early research. An alphabetical subject list for the Autism Research Review International 1987 to 2006, Volumes 1 to 20 is also available.

Diagnostic laboratories and medical facilities – UK

Foresight Preconception

178 Hawthorn Road West Bognor West Sussex PO21 2UY Tel: 01243 868 001 Fax: 01243 868 180 Email: Web:

Breakspear Medical Group

Hertfordshire House Wood Lane Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire, HP2 4FD Tel: 01442 261 333 Fax: 01442 266 388 Email: Web:

Diagnostic laboratories and medical facilities – U.S.A.

Genova Diagnostics

63 Zillicoa Street Asheville NC 28801 Tel: +1-800-522-4762 (Mon-Fri, 8am – 6:30pm EST) Fax: +1-828-252-9303 Web:

The Great Plains Laboratory

11813 West 77th Lenexa KS 66214 Tel: +1-913-341-8949 Fax: +1-913-341-6207 Email: Web:

Professional and special interest organisations

The Developmental Practitioners Association (DPA)

PO Box 4567 Henley on Thames Oxon, RG9 6XZ Tel: 07984 269 066 Web:

Recommended reading list

Auditory Integration Training (AIT):

Hearing Equals Behavior Updated and Expanded, by Dr. Guy Bérard, MD, and Sally Brockett, MS. Now also available in an e-book edition Overcoming Autism: Finding the Answers, Strategies, and Hope That Can Transform a Child’s Life, by Lynn Kern Koegel and Claire Scovell LaZebnik (Paperback – 25 Jan 2005) Audition égale comportement, (Original French edition 1982) Dr Guy Bérard, ISBN: 2 7160 0097 2.

The Sound of a Miracle, Georgiana’s story

(1995), Annabel Stehli, ISBN: 0825305330.

Dancing in the Rain, 22 USA cases studies

(1995), Annabel Stehli, ISBN: 0 9644838 0 7.

The Ultimate Treasure Hunt

(1995), Adair Renning, ISBN: 0964877309.

Overcoming Autism

(2000), Georgiana Thomas.

The Story Painters

About Dr. Guy Bérard’s Work. (Video)

About Light treatment:

Light Years Ahead: The Illustrated Guide to Full Spectrum and Colored Light in Mindbody Healing

(1996, ed. Brian Breiling, ISBN: 0 89087 762 9.

Light: Medicine of the Future

(1991), Dr Jacob Liberman, ISBN: 1 879181 01 0.

About Neuro-Developmental Difficulties:

Reflexes, Learning and Behavior

A Window Into the Child’s Mind; A non-invasive approach to solving learning & behavior problems (2002), Sally Goddard, ISBN: 0 9615332 8 5.

Well Balanced Child, Movement and early learning

2nd Edition (2005), Sally Goddard, ISBN: 1903458633.

Sensory Integration and The Child

(1979/82), A Jean Ayres, ISBN-10: 0874241588.

Stopping Hyperactivity

Nancy E. O’dell & Patricia A. Cook, ISBN-10: 0895297892.

About Instrumental Enrichment and Professor Feuerstein’s work:

Instrumental Enrichment: Intervention Programme for Cognitive Modifiability (1980), R Feuerstein, Y Rand, M Hoffman, ISBN 0 673 24600 0. Don’t Accept ME as I am: Helping Retarded People to Excel(1988), R Feuerstein, Y Rand, J E Rynders, ISBN-10: 0306429640.

Changing Children’s Minds: Feuerstein’s Revolution In The Teaching Of Intelligence (1994)

New Ed edition (1 Jun 1987) Howard Sharron, ISBN-10: 190480604X.

About Educational Kinesiology (Brain Gym):

Personalized Whole Brain Integration

(1985) Paul E. Dennison, Gail E. Hargrave, ISBN-10: 0942143078

Brain Gym: Simple Activities For Whole Brain Learning

(1986), Paul & Gail Dennison.

Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head

(1995) 2nd edition (1 July 2005), Carla Hannaford, ISBN-10: 0915556375.

About dyslexia:

Overcoming Dyslexia

Dr Bevé Hornsby, ISBN: 0 356 211 04 5.

Spelling Made Easy

Sam series, Violet Brand, Brand Books

About hyperactivity:

The Hyperactive Child

Belinda Barnes & Irene Colquhoun, ISBN: 0 7225 0883 2.

Stopping Hyperactivity

Nancy E. O’dell & Patricia A. Cook, ISBN: 0 89529 789 2.

About autism:

The Ultimate Stranger, The Autistic Child

(1974), Carl H Delacato, ISBN: 0 87879 446 1.

Overcoming Autism

(2000), Georgiana Thomas.

Well written article from the website IncluzyThe Benefits of Employing Individuals with Autism