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TALI Train

The Underestimated Importance Of Attention

Attention difficulties are not only found in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), they are also found in typically developing children. Many people take attention for granted. As a parent, it’s vital that you understand the importance of attention in your child’s development.


THE PROBLEM

Children with neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are at a heightened risk of attention deficits and the associated negative impacts. Typically developing children may experience attention difficulties early in life but don’t receive help until later in their education, often causing them to have gaps in their learning.
Currently, treatment options are sparse, with the most common being psychostimulant medication. Drug based interventions often focus on improving symptoms rather than treating underlying causes of attention problems. Current non-pharmaceutical interventions often require multiple clinical appointments which are expensive and time consuming. In some cases medication cannot be prescribed due to a child’s age or condition.
Early intervention is vital. The TALI Train program was created as an early intervention program to help improve attention in children with attention difficulties and attention disorders like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
 
THE SOLUTION: TALI TRAIN

TALI Train is a game-based training early intervention program for children, designed by a team of neuroscientists at Monash University. The program represents the culmination of over 25 years of research in developmental psychology and cognitive neuroscience.
The program has been proven to build a child’s 4 core attention skills by strengthening underlying attentional processes. In clinical trials, improvements were retained up to 6 months after treatment stopped, suggesting that benefits are long term.



TALI Train FAQ's

  • WHAT IS TALI TRAIN ABOUT?

    TALI Train is a game-based training early intervention program for children between 3 and 8 years old, designed by a team of neuroscientists at Monash University over 25 years of research in developmental psychology and cognitive neuroscience.

    The program has been proven to strengthen underlying attentional processes by building on a child’s 4 core attention skills:

    • Selection
    • Focus
    • Control
    • Inhibition
  • WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM TALI HEALTH?

    The TALI Train program was created as an early intervention program to help improve attention in children with attention difficulties and attention disorders like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

  • WHAT ARE THE OUTCOMES OF USING TALI TRAIN?

    TALI Train has proven its effectiveness as an early intervention program to help improve attention in both typically developing children and children with attention disorders (approximately 3 to 8 years old).

    In clinical trials, improvements were retained up to 6 months after treatment stopped, suggesting that benefits are long term.

  • HOW DOES TALI TRAIN WORK?

    • 25 short, fun game-based sessions over 5 weeks
    • Adaptive games that will keep your child challenged at their level
    • Healthy screen time with sessions limited to 20 minutes
    • Ability to track and analyse your child’s progress
  • HOW CAN I ACCESS TALI TRAIN?

    TALI TRAIN can be downloaded from the App store, however, it cannot be accessed without a provider. ACPC selected therapists have received training in TALI TRAIN and are now providers. 

  • WHAT ARE THE COSTS INVOLVED?

    Although costs may vary from client to client, the following lists a summary of costs involved: 

    • Program cost is $399.00 plus GST
    • In-clinic Start up session
    • In- clinic Mid-program visit or scheduled weekly phone calls.
    • In- clinic Wrap up session  


    NOTE(S): 

    - MEDICARE rebates are available for In-clinic visits
    - TALI train is fully funded under the NDIS under Assistive Technology Category "Comm and Info Equip" Listed as Assistive Technology. If interested, speak to your NDIA planner to include as part of your plan. 


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