Early Childhood Council: The Tomatis® Method – A Sound Approach to Enhancing Learning Within Early Education


The Tomatis® Method was featured in the December 2016 issue of Swings & Roundabouts published by Early Childhood Council.

Get inspired by how the Tomatis® Method has been included in the daily activities at the Kerikeri Community Childcare Trust and enjoy the learning story about Karl who after only 40 hours of Tomatis® listening has become calmer, more settled and receptive: finally able to listen and learn.

The Early Childhood Council  represents more than 1,100 independent early childhood centres employing thousands of teachers, and caring for tens of thousands of children. The magazine Swings & Roundabouts is published four times a year and is distributed to all the centres.

Read the article here. Scroll forward to page 26 to find it.

Advocate South: Tomatis® Music Therapy for Learning Disorders

Advocate South 6 October 2016

Advocate South 6 October 2016, front page.

Rachel Walker describes how much the Tomatis programme has helped her son Oliver who has a severe developmental delay caused by a rare partial chromosome deletion. The Rotary Club of Fiordland has funded the programme for Oliver whose progress is evident for everyone who knows him.

Oliver’s mother Rachel Walker said she thought that there was nothing to lose but potentially a lot to gain when she first heard about Tomatis therapy. “We noticed a change with Oliver’s speech in the first couple of days, he started to make new sounds” she says.

The picture shows Pam Mitchell, Tomatis® Practitioner Level 2 in Te Anau, with 5-year-old Oliver.

Read the whole article here.