Integrated Listening Systems
The body’s response to the world around us: The nervous system, neuroplasticity, and Polyvagal Theory.
Scientific advancements have helped us better understand how the nervous system and brain work and have given us greater insight into what’s happening in the minds and bodies of those who struggle.
The iLs Focus System is based on the fact that we can change our brain – we can essentially re-wire it through specific and repeated stimulation, a concept known as neuroplasticity. As in building strength and endurance with physical exercise, we are able to build neurological pathways and synaptic activity at any age.
What Is The Focus System?
Improving brain and body organization. The Focus System is the core product for improving brain function through the implementation of Unyte-iLs’ methodology: brain and body integration through multisensory input.
The Focus System is a clinical-level intervention designed for home use, consisting of therapeutically-treated music combined with fun movement activities, and, when ready, cognitive challenges to further activate brain networks. The flexibility of 60-minute or 30-minute versions of the programs, which target specific goals, make implementation easy for families.
How does it work?
Focus System programs provide simultaneous multisensory input to help develop new and reinforce existing neural pathways governing organization of the body and brain function.
Therapeutic music is delivered via air and bone conduction headphones, providing auditory input to the brain and sensory input to the body. Movement activities, customizable for all ages, provide additional sensory and motor input for body organization.
Finally, cognitive activities, added later, challenge the brain to process multiple pieces of information, which is reflective of demands required of the brain in our day-to-day world.
When these tasks are performed together, new neural pathways are created and help the body thrive.
Each program is performed at home in increments of 15, 30, or 60 minutes. Throughout the course of the program, you will check in with our providers to assess your progress.
Who is it for?
The Focus System is an effective therapy for both children and adults who have started or completed the NeuroWorks Wellness kid/adult bundles.
In younger people and those recovering from injury, this staged approach develops a foundation that may never have been fully developed or was interrupted due to an event. With appropriate stimulation, the brain’s ability to successfully process and retain information leads to better academic outcomes. In addition, there is an increased ability to control impulses, self-regulate behavior and engage appropriately with others.
Teens and adults see improvement in these areas, as well as improvement in reading comprehension, concentration, memory, and performance at work. Most report less stress and anxiety and a happier disposition.
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For at-home use, you will need a Focus System*.
All Focus Systems include:
Bone Conduction Headphones – professional headphones customized with bone conduction providing auditory input to the brain and sensory input to the body.
Apple iPod – digital music player containing a variety of high-quality music processed by Unyte-iLs as well as video of the different integration exercises part of the Focus System Playbook!
Therapeutic music playlist – careful selection of classical acoustic music that pays attention to the frequency distribution of treble and bass tones and the dynamic range of louder and quieter sections.
Integration Kit – balance board, bean bags, racquetball, hanging tennis ball, headband and the Playbook.
Focus Amplifier – powers and regulates the volume of the bone and air conduction headphones.
Waist Pack – to protect the Focus Amplifier and Apple iPod.
1-year warranty covering defects in materials and workmanship on all components of the Focus System.
*Our team will discuss your options for this system prior to starting the program.