Therapeutic Listening

Integrated Listening Systems (iLs)

Influence Balance | Visual | Auditory | Motor | Coordination | Behavior | Emotional Regulation
iLs has a global effect on the brain and central nervous systems.  As a result, iLs is successfully implemented for a wide variety of conditions:

  • Learning difficulties, reading, auditory processing

  • Attention & regulation

  • Sensory processing

  • Speech & Language

  • Neuro-developmental difficulties such as Autism

The SSP is offered as a subscription-based program, including the following equipment:
  • Sony Walkman MP3 player – digital music player loaded with the SSP program containing vocal music processed by iLs

  • iLs Headphones – high quality, circumaural headphones

  • MP3 Player Charging Cable and Charger

  • Waistpack – adjustable for children and adults

  • Carrying case

Included with Every System:


Follow the activities in the Playbook and used the equipment to receive multi-sensory input.


  1. A balance board

  2. Bean bags

  3. Balls

Interactive Language Program


Language exercises designed to help children and adults with various auditory processing and expressive language skills.


Reading aloud requires the coordination of vestibular, auditory, and visual senses with motor and sensory systems and is one of the most complex neurological tasks the brain undertakes.

iLs Safe and Sound Protocol


A listening intervention designed to:

  • reduce auditory hypersensitivities,

  • improve auditory processing,

  • calm physiological state and

  • support spontaneous social engagement.  


As Dr. Porges describes it, the 5-day SSP program provides the “neural platform for neuroplasticity” and better access to “executive and cognitive functions.”

iLs Methodology Benefits People of ALL Ages!

Achieve Results

iLs stimulates a of simultaneous interaction of multisensory input from the motor, visual, vestibular, and auditory systems, and the cerebellum.


This is accomplished by combining distinct program Components:

  1. Ear to Brain 

  2. Visual-Balance-Coordination 

  3. Interactive Language 

  • concentration

  • processing speed

  • energy

  • self-confidence

  • mood

  • cognitive skills

  • visual, auditory, and motor coordination

  • visual, auditory and general information processing

Reduce or Eliminate
  • anxiousness

  • feeling stressed

  • feeling overwhelmed

  • difficulties with learning

  • feeling tired

  • poor academic or work performance

Interested in tapping into this powerful healing tool from any where in the world?


The Safe and Sound Protocol 


SSP, developed by Dr. Stephen Porges, is a five-day intervention designed to reduce stress and auditory sensitivity while enhancing social engagement and resilience.


By calming the physiological and emotional state, the door is opened for improved communication and more successful therapy.

Research-based therapy showing significant results in just five days in the following areas:

  • Social and emotional difficulties

  • Auditory sensitivities

  • Anxiety and trauma related challenges

  • Inattention

  • Stressors that impact social engagement

Emotional and physiological state are critical to how we approach the task at hand. So when a client has better state control, not only can they be more socially engaged, they are more open to therapy. Better state regulation improves therapeutic outcomes.

This non-invasive intervention involves listening to music that has been processed specifically to retune the nervous system (regulating state) to introduce a sense of safety and the ability to socially engage. This allows the client to better interpret not only human speech, but, importantly, the emotional meaning of language. Once interpersonal interactions improve, spontaneous social behaviors and an enhanced ability to learn, self-regulate and engage are often seen. The SSP is available to professionals only. 

Using the SSP with Adults: 

Since adults can respond differently to the SSP than children, it's important to empower them with awareness using co-regulation, movement, and breathing as tools to support them and adjusting the intervention based on the their unique tolerance.

"Gloria Lybecker got me to try out Stephen Porges' new 5-day listening program

that invites your system into ventral vagal by honing and toning the muscles of your middle ear (1 hour a day) - I did it twice because I was so interested, and I had the sense that I could see better (the muscles of the eye respond to what happens with the muscles of the middle ear) and when I went to the eye doctor for my annual exam, both eyes have improved over last year's results!


I highly recommend this system. The human body is so weird and fun. #hack your brain"

 - Sarah Peyton, author, Your Resonant Self




  • Calms the emotional and physiological state by improving vagal regulation of the heart and improving auditory functions

  • Addresses difficulties in social communication



  • One hour of vocal music per day for five consecutive days, may be implemented in 30-minute segments

  • May be implemented by clinician, assistant, caregiver or self-administered in clinic or home



  • Quick and easy to administer

  • Accelerates subsequent therapies



Based on Dr. Porges’ Polyvagal Theory, the program is derived from nearly four decades of research on the relationship between the autonomic nervous system and social-emotional processes. It is designed to stimulate nervous system regulation by exercising and systematically challenging the auditory system with specifically processed music.

The music trains the auditory pathways by focusing on the frequency envelope of human speech. As the client learns to process these speech-related frequencies, they improve the functioning of two cranial nerves that are important for promoting overall social behavior. Cranial Nerve VII (Facial Nerve) helps clients focus on human voice and tune out irrelevant frequencies. Cranial Nerve X (Vagus Nerve) enables self-soothing and autonomic regulation.

Following successful completion of the intervention, individuals will be better able to focus in school, therapy, and everyday life and experience a calmed emotional and physiological state.  This is based on studies that suggest that skills such as attention, state regulation and the ability to engage socially will be enhanced.

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