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Tomatis Research

Key empirical research articles for different Conditions

Depression

Anxiety

  • Vercueil, A. (2016). Case Study: 20 years old client diagnosed with communication disorders, sensory issues and anxiety using the Tomatis® Method. International Tomatis Convention.

  • Davis, C., & Smith, D. (2016). Case Study 18-Year-old client diagnosed with Aspergers, OCD and anxiety using the Tomatis® Method., Fit2learn, U.K.

  • Pralong, M., Espinosa, E., Trigo, E. (2014). The impact of the Tomatis® Method on an autistic child. 1 Universidad Tecnological Equinoccial, Ecuador.

  • Tinki, H. (2011). The Effects of the Tomatis® Listening Training on the Spatial Sense. University of Vienna, Austria.

  • Van Jaarsveld, P.E., & Du Plessis, W.F. (1988). Audio-psycho-phonology at Potchefstroom: a review. South Africa Tydskr. Sielk (South African Journal of Psychology). 18:4, 136-142. 

  • Jaarsveld, P.E., & Plessis, W.E. (1988). Audio-Psycho-Phonology at Potchefstroom: A Review. South African Journal of Psychology, South Africa.

  • Jaarsveld, P.E., & Plessis, W.E. (1988). Audio-Psycho-Phonology: A Comparative Outcome Study on Anxious Primary School Pupils. South African Journal of Psychology, South Africa.

Sleep Disruption

  • Bonthuys, A., &Botha, K. (2016). Tomatis® Method comparative efficacy in promoting self-regulation in tertiary students: A systematic review. Journal of Psychology in Africa. 26:1, 96-106.

  • Coppola, W. Toro, A., Operto, F. F., Ferrarioli, G., Pisano, S. Viggiano, A., & Verrotti, A. (2015). Mozart's Music in Children with Drug-Refractory Epileptic Encephalopathies. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Sep; 50:18-22. 

Stress/Well-being

  • Plessis, W., M., Burger,S., Munro, M., Wissing, D, Nel, W. (2001) Multimodal Enhancement of Culturally Diverse, Young Adult Musicians: A Pilot Study Involving the Tomatis Method. South African Journal of Psychology. Vol: 31 issue: 3, page(s): 35-42, South Africa.

  • Van Wyk, S. (2003). A combined Tomatis and lifestyle enhancement progamme for overweight female students. Unpublished master’s thesis, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. 

  • The effect of the Tomatis® Method on self-regulation in a sample of South African university students

Attention

  • Ratyńska, J. , Konarski, R.(2014). Attention and Tomatis® Method for success: Results of the project made in Poland from 2010 to 2013, Gdansk University

  • Malak, R., Mojs, E., Ziarko, M., Wiechee, K., Sudol, A.,& Samborski, W. (2017). The role of Tomatis sound therapy in the treatment of difficulties in reading in children with developmental dyslexia, by Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Adam Michiewicz University, Institute of Psychology, Centre of Auditory Stimulation by Tomatis Method, Poland

  • Concepcio, D. M., Sabate, T. (2014). Application and Analysis of the Tomatis Method with primary children in public school. Departmento de Pedagogia de la Facultad de Ciencias del la Educacion y Psicologia de la Universidad Rovira I Virgili, Spain. 

  • Sacarin, Liliana. (2013). Early Effects of the Tomatis Listening Method in Children with Attention Deficit.

  • Young, L. (2013). School Pilot Research Project with the Tomatis® Method in Chicora Elementary. Listening Clarity, USA

  • Mularzuk, M., Czajka, N., Ratynska, J.& Szkietkowska, A. (2012). The Analysis of the Auditory Attention and Hearing Lateralization of Pupils who received Tomatis® Therapy. Nowa Audiofonologia, 1(3), 67-73.

  • Olkiewicz, E. (2012). An Evaluation of The Tomatis® Method on 119 persons in a center in Nordisak. Mats Westin, Sweden.

  • Tatum, J. M., Oelfke, J. K., McCauley, C. P. (2004). Case-study : Tomatis®-Assisted Speech Therapy, USA.

  • Olkiewicz, E. (1998).The Tomatis® Method in Sweden : an Evaluation of Sound Stimulation Training on 119 persons. Mats Westin, Sweden.

Autistic/Asperger

 

Speech

  • Kurkowski, A. M.& Curie-Sktodowska, M. (2014). Tomatis® Method applied in the diagnosis and speech therapy. University in Lublin, Department of Logopedics and Applied Linguistics, Poland.

  • Mojos, E., Nowogrodzka, A., Piasecki, B. & Wolnowska, B. (2011). Effects of Tomatis Method on Cognitive Functions in Children with Speech Disorder. 

  • Nicoloff, F. (2007). A Case of Auditory Processing Disorder OR Sue’s discovery of speech clarity. Australia.

  • Neuropsychiatry and Neuropsychology, Vol 6, 3-4

  • Olminkhof, L. (2007). Tomatis® Method: effective for learning, language and Speech Problems. University of Groningen, Netherlands.

  • Tatum, J. M., Oelfke, J. K., McCauley, C. P. (2004). Case-study : Tomatis®-Assisted Speech Therapy, USA.

  • Szkielkowska, A., Ratynska, J., Baranski, B., Kurkowski, M., & Markowska, R. (2003). The results of the Tomatis® Stimulation in Chlidren with Vocal Fold Nodules. Institute of Physiology And Pathology of Hearing, Otorhinolaryngologia, Poland.

  • Kurkowski ZM, Szkie?kowska A., Raty?ska J., Markowska R. Mularzuk M. (2002). Zastosowanie Metody Tomatisa w diagnozie i terapii osób z zaburzeniami mowy [Application of the Tomatis Method in diagnostics and therapy in patients with speech disorders], XIV Conference of Polish Society of Speech Therapists, Lublin , abstract book, p. 33. 

  • Kurkowski ZM (2000). Auditory lateralization vs speech disorders, proceedings of the 4th European Congress of Oto-rhino-laryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Berlin, Monduzzi Editore, pp.113-116. 

  • Kurkowski ZM (1999). Hearing and listening in the case of children with speech disorders, 6th International Conference on Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Warszawa-Miko?ajki, abstract book (CD), abstract nr 114. 

  • Weiss, W. (1985). Long‐term average spectra of continuous speech before and after Tomatis andio‐vocal training. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 78, S56.

 

Language

  • Chou, P. T.(2012). A pilot study on the potential use of Tomatis® Method to improve L2 reading fluency. Teaching English with Technology, 12(1), 20-37.

  • Bancroft, W. J. (1984). Three Methods for Language Acquisition: Total Physical Response; the Tomatis Program; Suggestopedia. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language, USA. 

  • Bancroft, W. J. (1982). The Tomatis Method and Suggestopedia: A Comparative Study. International Conference of the Society for Accelerative Learning and Teaching, USA.

 

Learning Difficulties

  • Malak, R., Mojs, E., Ziarko, M., Wiechee, K., Sudol, A.,& Samborski, W. (2017). The role of Tomatis sound therapy in the treatment of difficulties in reading in children with developmental dyslexia, by Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Adam Michiewicz University, Institute of Psychology, Centre of Auditory Stimulation by Tomatis Method, Poland

  • Kim, E. & Song, S. (2016). The effects on intervening of dyslexia high-risk group middle and high school students in Childcare Facilities : Apply the intervention program improves auditory processing. Journal of Digital Convergence, South Korea.

  • Velze, G.V. (2016). Case Studies 6 Children From 5 Years To 7 Years Using the Tomatis® Method To Develop Learning And Academic Skills. International Tomatis Convention.

  • Donatini, B. & Dahan, J. C. (2012). Prospective and randomized study on 84 students with Hericium/Tomatis method. Quick Learning and Better Success Rate to Medical Competitive Examination. Phytotherapie, 10:324-326. 

  • Markowska, R., Szkietkowska, A., Ratynska, J. & Skarzynski, H. (2008). Coherence between Tomatis® test and Central Auditory Processing audiologic test battery in Children with Dyslexia. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, Poland.

  • Jaušovec, N., Jausovec, K., & Gerlic, I. (2006). The influence of Mozart's music on brain activity in the process of learning. Clin Neurophysiol. 

  • Kurkowski ZM (2002). Uwaga s?uchowa u dzieci z dyslali? [Listening abilities in children with dyslalia], XIV Conference of Polish Society of Speech Therapists, Lublin , abstract book p. 33. 

  • Gilmor T.M. (1999). “The efficacy of the Tomatis Method for children with learning and communication disorders: a Meta-analysis”. International Journal of Listening, 13, 12-23. 

  • Kershner, J.R., Cummings, R.L., Clarke, K.A., Hadfield, A.J., & Kershner, B.A. (1990). Two-year evaluation of the Tomatis listening training program with learning disabled children. Learning Disabilities Quarterly, 13, 43-53.

  • Kershner, J., Cummings, R., Clarke, K., Hadfield, A., & Kershner, B. A. (1986). Evaluation of the Tomatis Listening Training Program with learning disabled children. Canadian Journal of Special Education, 2, 1-32.

  • Tomatis, A.A. (March 1979). Translated by T. Brown. The Ear and Learning Difficulties. Paper presented at the Quebec Association for Children with Learning Problems. 

  • Tomatis, A.A. (1978). Education and dyslexia. Translated from original French by Louise Guiney. Fribourg, Switzerland: A.I.A.P.P.

  • Tomatis, A.A. (January 1976). Detection of dyslexia among pre-school children. Paper presented at the National Congress of the South African Society for Education. 

Stroke

Pregnancy

  • Akakios, A. (2001). The effects of the Tomatis method on first-time pregnant women. Unpublished master’s thesis. North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. 

  • Michon, R. & Salaun, O. (1990). Research Study accompanying Pregnant Women with the Tomatis® Method in Vesoul and Foch Hospitals. (Translation: Andrew, S).