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About Us

 

Brainchild Institute is under the direction of Dr. Leah Light, who has extensive education and experience in the fields of Special Education, Audiology, Neuroscience, Educational Kinesiology, and Speech Pathology. Dr. Light specializes in the evaluation and treatment of Auditory Processing Disorders.

 

 

Brainchild Institute also helps with the following: Sensory Processing Disorders, ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Injury, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dyslexia, and other learning disabilities.

Welcome to The Brainchild Institute!

At Brainchild Institute (BCI) our mission is to help all children reach their full potential by identifying and treating the root of their challenges.

Dr. Light's mission is to improve listening, attention, and learning skills in children of all ages by addressing the whole child starting at the foundation of their brain development

 
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Auditory
Processing
  Evaluations 

Audiological evaluation to check the functionality of hearing so that appropriate intervention(s) can be recommended for each individual

primary reflex assessment

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 Evaluation of primary reflexes, motor patterns that affect hearing, vestibular function, and visual tracking and convergence

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primary reflex INTEGRATION
(mnri)

Using the Masgutova Method (MNRI), specific sensory integration techniques are used to restore the brain's early neuronal circuits

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Auditory Processing 
Interventions

Interventions to improve listening and reading comprehension skills  by strengthening specific auditory connections in the brain

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Temporal
Processing

 Various Interventions used at Brainchild Institute can retrain circuits in the brain that deal with timing and recognition of sequences

 

OUR SERVICES

 

Meet Dr. Leah Light

For the past 24 years, Dr. Light’s focus has been on neurodevelopmental audiology and Auditory Processing Disorders (APD). In addition, Dr. Light is a certified Core Specialist in the Masgutova Method (MNRI), a program for addressing retained primary reflexes, which are often at the root of  communicative disorders and learning disabilities.

Testimonials 

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"I'm not sure where we would be if we had not traveled from Georgia to South Florida to work with Dr. Light. MNRI therapy works! It has been the key to unlocking our son"
 

Parent Testimonial 

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If You Believe It...

 

You Can Achieve It!

Auditory Processing - For Parents 

What's Happening?

Ear Exam

National Conference of Audiology

Feb 11, 2022

Playing with Baby

Child Development Symposium

Apr 18, 2022

Auditory Processing Lecture With Dr. Light

Feb 22, 2022

Virtual Meeting
Kids in Preschool

BrainWorx Summer Camp Informative

March 4, 2022

Raising Hands

Questionnaire With Dr. Light 

May 24, 2022