As a parent of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), you want to make their lives and daily experiences as comfortable as possible. Often, this is done by learning how your child’s mind interprets their sensory experiences and cultivating an environment that caters to their needs.
Now, the award-winning Mente Autism device is available to families with a loved one living with ASD. To learn more about the Mente Autism device, follow through our step-by-step guide to using the device and how it can positively benefit the daily routine and life of children with ASD.
What Is the Mente Autism Device?
Developed for children with autism spectrum disorder, the Mente Autism device is a clinical-quality EEG device created for at-home use. There are three separate components of the Mente Autism Device: a headband, the Mente Autism application, and a cloud component. Through the use of the headband, the device delivers sonified neurofeedback to the child with autism.
Benefits of the Mente Autism Device
As a parent of an autistic child, your top priority is ensuring that they are comfortable in their surroundings and enjoying their life. The Mente Autism device has been proven to deliver a multitude of benefits to children with autism, including:
Better communication skills: After regular use of the Mente Autism device, children with autism were typically able to improve their engagement in conversations, while initiating an increased amount of them.
Increased ability and engagement in learning: With improved focus, children using the Mente Autism device are able to demonstrate an increased participation in learning and educative activities.
Better behavior: Finding moments of relaxation for your autistic child can be difficult at times. However, the Mente Autism device has been shown to decrease moments of agitation and increase their relaxation.
More creativity: Users of the Mente Autism device have experienced an increase in their ability to be creative as it pertains to role-playing games for an extended period of time.
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Using the Mente Autism Device
- Discuss with your child’s doctor if the Mente Autism device is right for their needs. The symptoms of children with autism spectrum disorder vary greatly between individuals. Before starting any medical treatment, make sure that you discuss your options with your family doctor to ensure that using the Mente Autism device is right for your child’s unique needs. Ideally, the Mente Autism device should be used by children aged 3 to 12, with positive results being observed after a period of 4-8 weeks.
- Schedule a morning therapy session. The Mente Autism device is recommended to be used in the morning for a 40-minute session. The headband device is suited on the user, sending soothing BINAURAL sounds to the wearer of the device.
- Upload the data. When the 40-minute treatment is over, the session can be uploaded to generate a report that can be tracked over time on the Mente Autism app.
When used correctly, the Mente Autism device can help your child thrive. If you’re interested in learning about how the Mente Autism device can positively impact the life of your child with ASD, visit our How It Works page today.
Neurotech’s unique mission statement “to improve the lives of people with neurological conditions” & making in home-use and clinical solutions accessible and affordable sets us apart from other neurofeedback solutions. Mente Autism is the world’s first medical device for affordable home use specifically designed to help children WITH ASD relax their minds which in turn helps them to focus better and engage positively with their environment. We invite you to contact us or any of our distribution partners to learn more about this groundbreaking technology.