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The Brain Balance of Summit Team.

Hi, Summit families!

My name is Betsy Stoeber and I’ve been the owner and director at the specialized learning center Brain Balance of Summit since 2011. I first encountered Brain Balance the year before we opened as a parent. My own son participated in our innovative program at the center in Norwalk, CT, to address a number of learning challenges.

Traveling there three times per week for three months, I met other families making the trek across the GWB from NJ and together we celebrated our kids’ successes. Over 7+ years, my intense motivation to do what it would take to open a center here in the north-central NJ region has developed into a deep passion for informing parents about alternative approaches available to them to assist their struggling kids. I hope you find the information I’ll be providing via this column to be helpful to you.

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Why should you care that there’s a Brain Balance center right here in Summit? I’m so glad to have the opportunity to answer that question for you!  It means you have local access to a cutting-edge, proven, medication-free approach to addressing the root cause of a wide range of issues that get in the way of kids’ success and happiness.  Here are some important details:

=>  The Brain Balance Program is a non-medical and drug-free approach to overcoming the challenges of ADHD, learning disabilities, processing disorders, Asperger Syndrome (ASD), and a host of other related childhood learning and developmental issues. Our integrated whole-child approach focuses on the whole child and combines physical and sensory-motor exercises with academic skill training, healthy nutrition and confidence building.

=> Our program works to address the root cause of many children’s challenges — functional disconnection, or an imbalance in the way the brain is developing and forging connections between its many regions — providing life-changing results for many enrolled students at our centers around the country.  

=> Brain Balance is not a magic wand, but rather a blueprint that families can follow with a high degree of support to achieve real and permanent change in the way their kids are functioning and processing information. The program is a commitment, there’s no doubt about it, but one that is truly worthwhile.

=> Learning about the Brain Balance approach is, for some parents, a process.  We welcome you to come by our center to speak to us about our program at a time that works for you.  In the meantime, before we meet, we’re eager to provide you with information here in our column!

Our staff and I are personally available to answer any questions you may have -- you can reach us via or by calling 908-517-1101.

As a parent, it is painful to watch your child struggle socially, behaviorally or academically. Brain Balance Achievement Center of Summit can help. 

Finding the best way to help them is often a confusing and frustrating process. You’ve come to the right place, we have helped thousands of children, and we know how to identify the issues and set a path that addresses your child’s challenges.

Brain Balance establishes a unique plan for each child that includes sensory motor work, eye tracking, core exercises, academic skill training, healthy nutrition and many other activities that work to bolster a child’s developmental deficits. What is unique is that Brain Balance brings all these activities together in one program, including monitoring and reporting on a child’s progress.

It is a coordinated and systematic approach that is hard, if not impossible to find elsewhere. Many tell us that it’s the first time they have had a comprehensive, integrated plan that is set in place, tracked and reviewed for their child.

To reach us, call Betsy Stoeber at 908-517-1101 or contact Brain Balance Achievement Center of Summit is located at 33 Union Place, Second Floor.

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of or anyone who works for is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.

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