About Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback is a proven method that has been used in other areas of medicine and psychotherapy for a long time.

Training with Brainhero can help reducing symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (=ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (=ADHD) to support your child in everyday life.

What is Neurofeedback?

Neurofeedback is a non-invasive way to measure and control your brain waves. This form of therapy allows you to retrain an otherwise involuntary body process – your brain activity – through conditioning. Conditioning in this context means, that the brain activity regulates itself, when getting continuous sensory feedback for example through visual feedback.

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How does it work?

One or more electrodes placed on your head measure the brain activity in these targeted areas. An app visualizes the brain activity, giving feedback about how active these regions currently are. With the help of the visual feedback, you can try to manipulate the activity but be aware that is takes practice and the brain is also trained automatically through conditioning.

That’s it! Pain-free, drug-free, and completely non-invasive. All you have to do is put on the EEG and keep practicing regularly.

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Why is this helpful?

In certain conditions, such as ADHD (= Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) or ASD (= Autism Spectrum Disorder) the brain activity can be distorted.
Neurofeedback training is a proven approach that – when practiced regularly – allows you to retrain specific areas of your brain to bring it back to its functional best.

Positive effects on children with Autism

increased
social interaction

improved
communication

reduction of
repetitive behaviour

increased
behavioral flexibility

Positive effects on children with ADHD

better ability
to focus

decreased
distractability by
external factors

decrease in hyperactive behaviour

decrease in
impulsive behaviour

Neurofeedback Research

Research has shown that the brains of children with ASD (=Autism Spectrum Disorder) and ADHD (=Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) improve their functioning upon training in specific areas. Our EEG device “Orbit” was developed to enable the measurement and training of brain activity in the areas that provide the greatest benefit. 

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