Monthly Archives: May 2017
Program of hearing
Training in listening is carried out by using sound effects, which is generated by a special electronic device. To change the function of the hearing, intensive intervention is required from the beginning. The first 15 days are used sound stimulation, lasting two hours a day. Subsequent blocks are usually shorter and are held with a break of one or two months. Active work with the microphone is used to help a child or adult learn to listen to their own voice.
Does it really work?
The method of Tomatis Has passed many tests. It has been particularly effective in addressing learning difficulties and behavioural problems. Stutt (3) concludes in its critical review of canadian classes that the Tomatis Method is of considerable benefit to the education system. Continue reading
The function of hearing
Hearing, not hearing, is the primary function of the ear. Tomatis draws a clear line between hearing and hearing.
Hearing is a passive process; listening is active and it requires us to use our ears in an appropriate way. We can have excellent hearing, but poor listeners. Many children who have learning difficulties or lack concentration have excellent hearing, but cannot read well or concentrate. Their problem is their inability to listen. As a result, they cannot concentrate and have difficulty reading. If you want to find out whether you or your child has problems with hearing, see the excellent checklist of Paul Madaule at the end of this article. Continue reading