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534 Fleet Ave
Winnipeg, MB, R3L 0S2
Canada

204-897-4493

Our mission at The ADD Centre® (Winnipeg) is to help improve your focus, concentration, attention span, reflection and organization.  Let us help you feel and understand what it is like to be in that focused “zone” while in school, at work, or during an athletic event. Gain the tools to aid you with your daily organization of tasks. Feel motivated and make concentration work for you! Please email or give us a call on our contact page for more information. link on the links below to read about our testimonials, or look head to our articles page to learn more about ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, and how Biofeedback and Neurofeedback Brain Training are helping children and adults everywhere to learn to focus, concentrate, and succeed.

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How We Can Help

 
In the 2012 summary report prepared by the American Academy of Pediatrics, biofeedback was recommended as being among the most effective interventions (Level 1 - Best support) in treating ADHD.

There is a new approach to to helping both children and adults learn to self-regulate their brain waves to improve their concentration. This educational approach is called Neurofeedback or computerized EGG feedback. Feedback involves giving information back to a person to help them learn how to control certain aspects of their brain wave activity. The computer conveys information about what the person's mind and body are doing at a particular moment in time. Are they relaxed and paying attention or tense and tuning out? Feedback lets the person learn. Then they can try to better that state. With 40 to 60 sessions people can acquire the skill of producing brain wave patterns which are associated with focusing and concentrating. 

Unlike stimulants, Neurofeedback training appears to have a direct long term effect on increasing the child's ability to remain focused (decreased slow wave activity) and spend extended periods of time concentrating in a problem solving manner (increased fast wave activity). There is a significant decrease in the phenomenon of tuning out (associated with Alpha and/or Theta activity) when the child is expected to be carrying out an assignment or listening intently in class. 


In addition, Neurofeedback appears to have a similar effect to stimulants in that it increases the child's "natural guards" to inhibit or avoid impulsive actions. Children already taking medication can continue while training. In most cases it is possible to gradually reduce the dosage as self regulation is mastered. Frequently the need for medication is eliminated. 

This training first became available in Canada at the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 1991. It has been available in Ontario at the ADD Centre in Mississauga and Winnipeg since 1993/1994.

Neurofeedback training is virtually the opposite of therapy or treatment by means of medication. In Neurofeedback training, children quickly recognize that no one is doing "it" to them. They are totally in control, responsible, empowered and working it out for themselves. This feedback is nothing more or less than a useful tool which allows them to learn self-regulation. 
 


WHY THE ADD CENTRE

Our individualized training programs are a fantastic way to improve focus, raise academic confidence and learn relaxation skills that make a big impact at school, home and work. ADD Centre students typically see up to 1.5 grade levels of scholastic improvement!

HOW THE ADD CENTRE WORKS:

  • We take the time to get to know our clients and develop a proven individualized plan for their success. Our assessment allows us to find the key areas to train to help our clients succeed.
  • We use a  one-on-one coaching approach that combines knowledgeable trainers with cutting edge neurofeedback technology keep your child engaged and focused on learning.
  • All of our training programs can be tailored to fit your busy schedule.

 
 

For children with ADHD, ASD and learning difficulties Federal and Provincial tax benefits may be available. For further information contact the ADD Centre at 204-897-4493. Email us at addcentr@mymts.net or read: “The A.D.D. Book” by Dr. William Sears and Dr. Lynda Thompson.



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