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AIT requires 10 hours of sound therapy, with 20 sessions of 30 minutes each, done 2 times daily over 10 consecutive days.  This listening therapy helps to correct hyperacute hearing,  tinnitus and other auditory challenges.

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AIT Journal of a Five Year old Boy with Autism
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This journal was written by the Mom of a 5 year old boy diagnosed with Autism who completed AIT At Home.
He completed 20 AIT sessions within 12 consecutive days per the Berard AIT Protocol.

Milpitas, California, USA
February 2018



  • The last seven sessions, we noticed he being able to tolerate his older brother. Prior to AIT, he would become upset and cover his ears if his brother would make certain sounds or sing.

  • He does not demonstrate these behaviors as often.

  • Now when he is reading or singing, we noticed his pitch change or tone changing slightly.

  • He is also singing songs, holding pitches and able to pronounce (sing) several words in a row from a song.

  • We also noticed a slight difference (better) when he is talking.

  • Words at times seem properly pronounced.

  • Some days his tone seems to be changing and more days than not, he speaks flat.

  • He has shown some improvements with certain concerns stated above, but also noticed he now is covering his ears to other loud noises that he never did before i.e. vacuum and lawn mower.

  • Overall there seems to be more positive benefits with AIT than not.

DAY ONE: February 10, 2018

  • Session 1:

    • Cried for the first 10 minutes.

    • Hit himself in his head with his hand.

    • Screamed a few times.

    • Screaming was a new thing for him.

  • Session 2

    • He cried for 10 minutes during this session.

    • Hyper hearing was same after this session.

DAY TWO: February 11, 2018

  • Session 3

    • Cried majority of the time and did not want to do AIT.

    • He would scream at a high pitch while listening to the music.

    • Once AIT was complete, he covered his ears a lot throughout the day.

  • Session 4

    • After this session he covered ears to pretty much any noise i.e. someone talking, TV and music.

    • He was hyper and hitting himself throughout the day.

    • Hyper hearing was worse this day

DAY THREE: February 12, 2018

  • Session 5

    • He appeared very calm and seamed focused on the music.

    • Once AIT was completed, he covered his ears a lot throughout the day.

    • Hit himself and was hyper.

  • Session 6

    • He cried about half the time.

    • Was able to focus and color the 2nd half of this AIT portion.

    • Would trace letters in the air with his finger.

DAY FOUR: February 13, 2018

  • Session 7

    • He cried at the beginning of AIT.

    • Seemed tired and began to focus on music and was very mellow.

  • Session 8

    • He wanted to cover his ears during the second portion of AIT.

    • Seemed very uncomfortable with this session.

DAY FIVE: February 14, 2018

  • Session 9

    • He said it was too loud halfway through the session.

    • After AIT, he appeared very calm, but would cover his ears throughout the day more than normal.

    • Seemed very hyper and hard to settle down after AIT.

  • Session 10

    • He was calm and wanted to color almost.

    • Began dancing and singing. he was very happy and calm.

    • After this session we noticed less covering of ears.

    • He did not get upset with his brothers signing this day.  

DAY SIX: February 15, 2018

  • Session 11

    • He was calm during this session.

    • Colored and sang during the AIT session.

    • Once AIT was completed, he covered his ears a lot throughout the day.

    • He seemed very uncomfortable during session.

    • Wanted to cover his ears

  • Session 12

    • He was very calm and actually fell asleep the last 12 minutes of AIT.

    • Had to wake he up and keep him up while he finished the last portion.

February 16, 2018 - DID NOT DO AIT THIS DAY.  Took break as allowed for up to 2 times over 12 consecutive days.

DAY SEVEN: February 17, 2018

  • Session 13

    • He was very calm. Read his books and listened quietly.

    • Wanted to cover ears during session.

    • Hyper hearing seemed mild this day.

  • Session 14

    • He would laugh during the AIT session and cover his ears.

    • He would appear very excited and would cover his ears as he physically and verbally demonstrated excitement.

DAY EIGHT: February 18, 2018

  • Session 15

    • He was very calm and focused.

    • Sang and listened very well to the music.

    • Hyper hearing seems mild this day.

  • Session 16

    • He cried at the 2nd portion of AIT.

    • Did not want to listen to the music.

    • Tired hitting mom and dad and himself as well.

    • Wanted to cover ears.

DAY NINE: February 19, 2018

  • Session 17

    • He became a little more physical, by hitting.

    • He appeared to have gotten tired towards the end.

    • Kept trying to cover his ears and take earphones off.

  • Session 18

    • Second portion, he was very calm and sat quietly.

    • Wanted to take earphones off and cover his ears.

    • Hyper after session

    • Noticed him signing to songs and pronouncing words to songs.

DAY TEN: February 20, 2018

  • Session 19

    • He was very unsettled and really hyper throughout the session.

    • He hit himself several times and wanted to cover his ears.

    • Tried taking earphones off.

  • Session 20

    • He was very hyper during session.

    • He was reciting TV show scripts.

    • Hyper hearing seemed a little better after session.

    • Noticed him singing songs.


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