The Neuroconnection
The brain has no knowledge until connections are made between neurons. All that we know, all that we are, comes from the way our neurons are connected.
- Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web
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"New Guided Therapy Speeds Brain Training" Autism Awareness, Pages 12-13, February 18, 2015 - Click here to view in PDF format
"Connectivity-Guided Neurofeedback trains the brain at home" Autism Awareness, Pages 13-15, February 19, 2014 - Click here to view in PDF format
Ann Rigby interviews with NCTV Channel 17 on December 11, 2012
“Making the Connection” by Janice Youngwith Daily Herald/ Autism Awareness Insert
February 20, 2013 - Click here to view in PDF format
"The Quest for Home-Based Solutions: Connectivity-Guided Neurofeedback Helps Train the Brain at Home” Autism Advocate, Summer 2013, Vol 63 No. 2 - Click here to view in PDF format
November 17, 2012 -Benefits of Neurofeedback, speaker, Ann Rigby - Click here for details
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Upcoming Engagements

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May 20, 2016
10:45 am

American Academy of Pediatrics – 2nd Annual Autism, Behavioral and Complex Medical Needs Conference

Regency Conference Center
O’Fallon, Illinois

Topic: Brain Mapping and Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback for Autism

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Recent Engagements

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Saturday, November 14, 2015
2:30pm

Autism and Special Needs Seminar

Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills, IL 60465

Topic: Advancements in Connectivity-Guided Neurofeedback for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Connectivity-Guided Neurofeedback (CGNFB) makes functional, lasting improvements in the brain, reducing Autism (ASD) symptoms. Powerful, new 4-Channel Connectivity-Guided Neurofeedback reduces the number of sessions required for optimal change in half. Examples of ASD brain maps and case studies demonstrating symptom reduction with new four channel CGNFB will be presented.

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July 10, 2015

46th Annual Autism Society National Conference

Ann will be speaking at the 46th Annual Autism Society National Conference being held July 8 - 11, 2015 • Denver, Colorado

Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback (CGN) is an advanced form of Neurofeedback that has demonstrated efficacy in improving symptoms for Autism. This presentation focuses on what the QEEG reveals about the autism brain and how CGN works to make functional, lasting changes in the brain. Research and case illustrations of new four-channel CGN training will be reviewed.

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April 20, 2015

Cornerstone Services

800 Black Road
Joliet, IL 60435
April 20, 2015 – 11:00 am

Topic: The Benefits of Connectivity Guided Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback for Mental Health Disorders

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April 9, 2015

Options Health

Iroquois Room at Kankakee Community College

Topic: Introduction to Brain Mapping & Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback: A non-pharmaceutical approach for improving neuropsychological symptoms.

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March 26, 2015
6:30 – 8:30 pm

TACA – Talk about Curing Autism

Held at The Neuroconnection offices:
1847 West Jefferson Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

A Special Panel Discussion:  How to Create a Collaborative Team Approach with Medical and Therapeutic Professionals for the Benefit of Your Child

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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Family Time Autism & Special Needs Seminar

9-10am

A presentation on Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL 60465
www.familytimemagazine.com/expos-seminars/autism-special-needs-seminar

Friday, July 25, 2014

45th Autism Society National Conference and Exposition

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Indiana Convention Center

The Benefits of Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback with ASD – Latest Studies and Clinical Outcomes

www.autism-society.org/get-involved/conference

Saturday May 3, 2014

2014 Illinois Special Needs Expo

Speaking Topic: Brain Mapping & Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback for Autism; Latest Research and Clinical Outcomes

Description: Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback is an empirically based, advanced type of neurofeedback shown to significantly reduce autism symptoms in clinical studies. Using this neurofeedback method in her clinic, Ann Rigby will discuss how brain maps have improved and symptoms of autism have decreased an average of 50% in those completing neurofeedback training at The Neuroconnection Clinic. Ms. Rigby will also review how Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback can make changes in seizure frequency and intensity in Autism cases, improving functioning in the areas of cognition, attention, communication and social pragmatics. The latest findings of the long-term effects of Neurofeedback with children will also be discussed.

Exhibit available from 9am to 7 pm, Speaking Engagement TBD

Dupage Expo
4050 Main Street
St. Charles IL 60174

(630) 443-7158

Dupageexpo.com

March 15, 2014

The Autism Society of Illinois 10th Annual Parent and Professional Networking Conference

Speaking Topic: Latest Developments with Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback for Autism

Description: This talk will focus on how Connectivity-Guided Neurofeedback can decrease the symptoms of autism, producing lasting improvement. With cases from her clinic, The Neuroconnection, Ann Rigby will demonstrate how Connectivity-Guided Neurofeedback can improve the functioning in both seizure and non-seizure Autistic individuals case examples and pre and post training brain maps will be shown to illustrate the changes that occur in the EEG will Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback. Ms. Rigby will discuss the latest research and current clinical use of this “State of the Art” form of Neurofeedback.

Exhibit available from 8am – 4:30pm, Speaking Engagement from 9:30am – 10:50am

LaGrange Highlands Middle School
1850 West Plainfield Road
LaGrange, IL 60525

(630) 691-1270

Autismillinois.org

November 16, 2013

Brain Mapping and Connectivity-Guided Neurofeedback for Autism: Latest Research and Clinical Outcomes from The Neuroconnection

9:00 – 5 pm

Moraine Valley Community College
Building M, Conference and Business Center
9000 W. College Pkwy
Palos Heights, IL 60465

Hosted by: 4th Annual Autism and Special Needs Seminar by Family Time Magazine
For more information and tickets for seminar call: (815) 806-8844

March 21, 2013

Introduction to Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback: Non-Pharmacological Approach to Improving Neuropsychological Symptoms

Naperville, IL

Hosted by: BDI Playhouse

April 16, 2013

"Benefits of Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback for Neuropsychological Symptoms"

12:00 noon

Alliance Clinical Associates
Wheaton, IL

March 16, 2013

Brain Mapping and Connectivity Neurofeedback for Autism: Latest Research, Clinical Outcomes and News from The Neuroconnection

Parent/Professional Conference

Hosted by: ASI

February 9, 2013

Benefits of Connectivity Neurofeedback for Autism Spectrum Disorders

7pm-9pm

The Neuroconnection
1847 West Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL

Hosted by: TACA

November 17, 2012

Connectivity-Guided Neurofeedback for Autism

Crystal Lake, IL

Hosted by: TACA

November 17, 2012

Benefits of Neurofeedback
Speaker: Ann Rigby

Home State Bank
Community Meeting Room
Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 4:30 — 6:30 pm
611 S. Main Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

For more information: click here

"The Benefits and Latest Findings with Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback for Autism."

Parent and Professional Networking Conference, sponsored by Autism Society of Illinois

Saturday, March 24, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tinley Park Convention Center
18451 Convention Center Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Ann Rigby is one of more than 20 speakers and vendors who will participate in this all-day conference designed to provide networking opportunities with parents, family members and professionals from across the state. Attendees also can obtain information about autism spectrum disorders, support groups, service providers, and organizations.

For more information or to register, visit Autism Society of Illinois

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February 9, 2012

"Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)" - The Benefits of Neurofeedback

7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Neuroconnection
1847 West Jeffeson Street, Ste. 2
Naperville, Illinois 60540

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November 11, 2011

"Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback for Dyslexia"
62nd Annual International Dyslexia Association Conference

Starts at 12:00pm

November 9 - 12, 2011
Hilton Hotel, Chicago

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September 28, 2011

"Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback for Mental Health Disorders"

11:30am - 1:00pm

Hinsdale Hospital
120 North Oak Street
Hisndale, Illinois

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April 25, 2011

Talk – Parent Support Group

7:00pm

Poplar Creek Public Library
1405 South Park Avenue
Streamwood, IL 60107

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April 21, 2011

Talk – “Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback for Mental Health Disorders”

12:30pm until 1:30pm

Good Samaritan Hospital
Downers Grove, Illinois

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March 12, 2011

Talk – “Evidence-Based Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback for Autism – latest findings and clinical outcomes”

Parent and Professional Networking Conference
Sponsored by Autism Society of Illinois

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October 25, 2010

Autism Society of Illinois | Parent Support Group Meeting

7:00pm until 8:30pm

Poplar Creek Public Library
1405 South Park Avenue
Streamwood Illinois 60107

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March 13, 2010

"Connectivity Guided Neurofeedback for Autistic Spectrum Disorders."

Parent and Professional Networking Conference, sponsored by Autism Society of Illinois Saturday, March 13, 8:30a.m. to 5:30p.m

College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-2800

Ann Rigby is one of more than 28 speakers and vendors who will participate in this all-day conference designed to provide networking opportunities with parents, family members and professionals from across the state. Attendees also can obtain information about autism spectrum disorders, support groups, service providers, and organizations.

For more information or to register, visit Autism Society of Illinois

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February 9, 2010

Neurofeedback: “What Can It Do For You"?

Evidence-based findings on neurofeedback treatment for post-traumatic stress, ADHD and traumatic brain injury  plus the latest research and clinical findings for treatment of autism with neurofeedback.

Presenters: Ann L. Rigby, MSW, LSCW, BIAA-EEG and Director, The Neuroconnection.
Jan Bremer-Osborn, PhD, BIAA-EEG, neurophysiologist and Coordinator of Clinical Programs Behavioral Health Services, Advocate Good Samaritan Healthcare.

Tuesday Feb. 9  7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Free of charge.

Red & Black Oak Rooms
Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

1-800-323-8622. Class code: 4MO3

For more information download the event flyer below.

Neurofeedback: "What Can It Do For You"? - PDF

February 13, 2009

“Neurofeedback with Autistic  Spectrum Disorders."

Sponsored by TACA – Talk About Curing Autism
Saturday February 13, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church
545 East Ave
Oak Park IL
708-386-5613

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) is a California-based organization with chapters in 16 states and Washington DC. TACA provides information, resources, and support to families affected by autism. TACA helps to strengthen the autism community by connecting families and the professionals who can help them, allowing them to share stories and information to help people with autism be the best they can be.

For more information about this event follow the link below.

http://meetup.talkaboutcuringautism.org/illinois/

October 2, 2009

“Neurofeedback with Autism”
School Improvement Day
Clare Woods Academy
Bartlett, Illinois

October 16, 2009

“Brain Mapping and Neurofeedback with Dyslexia” – Ann Rigby

The presentation focuses on what Quantatitive Electroencephalography (QEEG) reveals in the brain map of individuals with Dyslexia and ADHD/ADD, and how neurofeedback works to make functional changes in the brain. Case examples in clinical settings are discussed.

The International Dyslexia Association - Illinois Branch Annual Fall Conference
Understanding Changes: To Tier II and Beyond
October 15 - 16
Drury Lane Conference Center, Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois

October 24, 2009

"Autism Today and Tomorrow Expo" – Ann Rigby

An all-day event for parents, education and health professionals,and all who want to learn more about autism.

Speakers include education specialists and medical professionals. Vendors will provide additional resources, products and raffle prizes.

Moraine Valley Community College / Workforce Development and Community Services
Saturday, Oct. 24, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Moraine Business and Conference Center (Building M)
9000 W. College Pkwy.
Palos Hills, IL  60465

For more information, call (708) 974-5735

or go online: www.morainevalley.edu/wdcs.


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