Autism Parent Care: Brainmapping and Your Child

by Jane Yip, PhD

With the development of neuroimaging in the last two decades, we have witnessed a quantum leap in the understanding of the brain. Thanks to the help of computational science, brain imaging methods have been miniaturized into portable versions and provides literally a map of the brain. Questions such as the following can be answered:

  • What happens to the brain of a child who has autism or other neurological conditions?

  • Can the wiring be seen when a child or adult have problems in behavior and life functioning?

Brain-mapping technology computes brain activity and connectivity as the child or adult receives intervention.

What is unique: Autism Parent Care is the first company in Indiana, which we know of, that uses brain mapping technology as therapy is progressing. Thus supplementing results from traditional methods that rely mainly on behavior measurements.

Who could benefit: Any child or adult with neurologically-based disorders including autism, ADHD, learning issues, epilepsy, and other brain conditions. This method can show areas of strengths, IQ level; information that is helpful for developing IEPs and career preparedness.

Device: An FDA approved device, 510(K) 990538 and 510k K041263, will be used for processing electroencephalographic (EEG) waveforms of brain activity and quantitative electroencephalograms (qEEGs).

Testing: The test will take approximately 20 minutes; the procedure is painless, safe, has a history of over 50 years, and is FDA approved for research and clinical use. The raw EEG is collected in a resting, awake state. Children will wear a cap made of nylon with embedded 19 electrodes which will feel like a swim cap. Check out the video of a child undergoing the procedure at

taken from electrocap

Cost: The cost is $150 self-pay: includes the testing, a detailed report and recommendations.

Location: 1033 Third Ave SW, Suite 109

Carmel, In 46032

Call 317-503-1296 for appointments or email

Example of a brainmap of a typical child compared with a child with severe autism

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