Non-medicinal Interactive Metronome: Brain training to improve behavioral and learning challenges
Help your child reach their fullest potential at school, in the home and through out their life with Interactive Metronome® training.
What is Interactive Metronome®?
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Typical Challenges that IM training improves
- Trouble staying on task
- Forgeting assignments
- Impulsive or constantly moving
- Easily frustrated
- Behind in coordination
- Low social awareness
- Over reacts emotionally
- Reading difficulties
- Poor handwriting
- Low motivation
- Little self starting, self initiation
- Needs to be first or win
- Poor expressive language
- Normal aging memory loss and mental clarity
- ADHD, LD, OCD, PDD, ODD, NDD
- Tourette's or Asperger's
About IM Focused, LLC
IM Focused, LLC is a locally owned small business offering individualized training for the brain. Our goal is to resolve learning and attention challenges by addressing the root causes of the challenge. Most interventions today address the symptoms of the challenge, but Interactive Metronome impacts the brain at a profoundly foundational level resulting in permanent, life long gains. When you optimize the brain, you optimize your life. Interactive Metronome® is used to build critical skills in attention, self-regulation, working memory, flexible thinking, processing speed, social and motor skills. We offer professional assessments, individualized protocols, and targeted coaching through out the training.
About Lori Schmidt
Lori Schmidt, owner and founder of IM Focused, has been a provider of Interactive Metronome® since 2003. She is passionate and experienced in helping children reach their fullest potential. She began her career as a teacher and taught for over 20 years both in special education and early childhood. After discovering the power of brain training for her own struggling child, she founded IM Focused in Topeka, Kansas in 2003. She has helped hundreds of children find success. Lori has presented at Washburn University, Rockhurst University, USD 501 and USD 372, all in Kansas, as well as Valporaiso University in Indiana and at the National IM Conference in San Antonia, Texas (joined by her son Brad in Texas). In 2015, she relocated her business to the Chicago suburbs to be closer to family. In her spare time, she loves creating memories with her grandchildren, dabbles in sewing, sings often, and dreams of writing a book someday.