Research Results

To date, these studies concerning the results of using Bal-A-Vis-X have been published and shared with me. They are republished with permission here for your reading and use. If you’re interested in doing your own research , contact Kate, [email protected].

Wichita, KS Kindergarten 2010-2011

BAVX Pilot Study Improving Selective Attention for All Students with Coordinative Bal-A-Vis-X Movement

2023 Miller Catherine Dissertation

Susan DeSchiffart, 2017

Trauma healing with the neurosequential model of therapy and Bal

Research results from Jan Went, high school instructor

Action Research – Bal-A-Vis-X (March, 2017)
Study published by Dr. Dixon Chibanda about 
Bal-A-Vis-X & ADHD (May, 2015)
Haverhill, MA 1st-2nd Grade 2005-2006
Douglas, MI 5th Grade 2008

Recommended Readings

Fixing My Gaze

By Susan R. Barry

The Body Has A Mind Of Its Own: How Body Maps In Your Brain Help You Do (Almost) Everything Better

by Matthew Blakeslee and Sandra Blakeslee

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

 by Nadine Burke Harris

The Invisible Gorilla

By Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph From The Frontiers Of Brain Science

by Norman Doidge

Thinking in Pictures: My Life With Autism

by Temple Grandin


Also suggested by the same author:

The Way I See It


Delivered From Distraction: Getting The Most Out Of Life With Attention Deficit Disorder

by Edward Hallowell and John Ratey

Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head

by Carla Hannaford

Also suggest by same author: Awakening The Child Heart Playing In The Unified Field The Dominance Factor: How Knowing Your Dominant Eye, Ear, Brain, Hand & Foot Can Improve Your Learning

On Intelligence

by Jeff Hawkins and Sandra Blakeslee

The Reason I Jump

by Naoki Higashida

Also suggested by the same author: Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8

Thinking Fast and Slow

by Daniel Kahneman

Balance: In Search Of The Lost Sense

by Scott McCredie

The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog And Other Stories From A Child Psychiatrist's Notebook

by Bruce Duncan Perry and Maia Szalavitz

*Crucial to understanding ACES and Perry’s neurosequential model of education

The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Quest For What Makes Us Human

by V. S. Ramachandran

Also suggested by same author: A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness

Phantoms In The Brain: Probing The Mysteries Of The Human Mind

by Sandra Blakeslee and V. S. Ramachandran

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science Of Exercise And The Brain

by John Ratey

Also suggested by the same author: A User’s Guide To The Brain: Perception, Attention, And The Four Theaters Of The Brain

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

by Oliver Sacks

Mindsight: The New Science Of Personal Transformation

by Daniel J. Siegel

Born On A Blue Day: Inside The Extraordinary Mind Of An Autistic Savant

by Daniel Tammet

Also suggested by same author: Embracing The Wide Sky: A Tour Across The Horizons Of The Mind

The Body Keeps The Score

by Bessel van der Kolk

The Male Brain

by Louann Brizendine

Also suggested by same author: The Female Brain

What Happened To You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, & Healing

by Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD & Oprah Winfrey