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Sensational Development Occupational Therapy of Massapequa, NY provides skilled, child-centered individual and group intervention for children ages birth through 21 who may be experiencing difficulty with daily activities such as self-care, academics, play, social skills, organization, coordination, and behavior. We have teamed up with some of the most dynamic and passionate instructors and we are thrilled to now be offering Yoga! Please call for scheduling and reservations.

tDCS

 
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TRANSCRANIAL DIRECT CURRENT STIMULATION 

Sensational Development is proud to announce their collaboration with Dr Harry Schneider to now provide tDCS at our clinic.

Dr Schneider is a medical doctor and linguist who began doing brain research using functional neuro-imaging at Columbia’s Program for Imaging and Cognitive Science.   He has continued his research at The Brain Function Laboratory in the Departments of Psychiatry and NeuroBiology at the Yale University School of Medicine.    Dr. Schneider uses Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) in the treatment of his clients.   Transcranial Direct Stimulation( tDCS) is an area of research that has already been used successfully for language restoration in non-verbal children with autism.   In addition to improving language skills, tDSC is being used to improve emotional regulation, motor planning and most recently to restore language to people who had a stroke and  lost their language (aphasia).

Clients interested in pursuing tDCS may be evaluated by Dr Schneider, who will develop a treatment plan utilizing the tDCS unit.

There are  many articles about tDCS and more specifically the work he has done. Here are a few links.   

How and electrical jolt can focus a sluggish mind

How to plug in your brain

Electrical Brain stimulation enhances creativity