The following list includes iLs-related research studies which are either completed or currently in progress. To view case studies, please visit our case study section.
An Investigation to Evaluate the Benefits of the Integrated Listening Systems (iLs) in Primary/Early Elementary Classrooms (Kindergarten-Third Grade): The Case of Valley View Academy in Northern California(Download as PDF )
Description: This case study of 10 students in an iLs program at Antioch Academy, a charter school in California, was published by the University of California, Davis. The study includes pre/post test scores, interviews and survey results of the study participants. The study results showed improvement in almost all areas evaluated after completing iLs. Since this first cohort of 10 students, Antioch Academy has expanded their iLs program to include dozens of students annually.
Measuring the Effect of the iLs Dreampad with Ten Veterans Diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (Download as PDF)
Description: Study conducted with 10 veterans suffering from PTSD. Each participant recorded their sleep habits and pain symptoms for two weeks prior to using the Dreampad and two weeks while using the Dreampad. Their journals included usage, sleep habits and other comments. Study participants were interviewed after initial Dreampad use and again three months later.
Description: The aim of this study was to examine the immediate, short-term effects of Integrated Listening Systems’ (iLs) Dreampad on the sleep behaviors of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In addition, this study examined the effects of changes in sleep patterns on parent and family measures of stress and quality of life.
Description: This study measures the effect of the Dreampad on the parasympathetic nervous system
Description: Effectiveness of the Integrated Listening System for Children with Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder
Description: Study on the effect of the iLs home program on children with autism
Description: Study on the effect of the iLs program on arousal with children having sensory processing disorder
Description: A controlled study of 64 disadvantaged elementary school children conducted by literacy researchers at the University of New Mexico
Description: Survey reviewing therapists’ experience using iLs with over 1300 children on the autism spectrum; results are in 24 outcome categories
Description: Data on the effect of iLs and the H.O.P.E. Program on attention and auditory processing
Description: Data on the efficacy of iLs in school programs
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iLs in School: Motor, Language & Reading Difficulties
The subject, a first-grade student, presented with significant delays in gross and fine motor skills, significant difficulty in early literacy skills, articulation and auditory processing skills. After completing an individualized iLs program, the client saw significant gains in gross and fine motor skills, academics and articulation achieving all of the provider’s and parent’s goals.View all Case Studies Read this Case Study
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