Dorinne Davis, M.A,
Ms. Davis is an active member of various professional organizations including: America Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); ASHA Special Interest Division on Sound Interventions Founding Member; NJ Speech-Language-Hearing Association; American Academy of Audiology; International Association of Registered Certified Tomatis® Consultants; National Education Association (lifetime member); NJ Education Association (lifetime member); Morris County Education Association (lifetime member); Kinnelon Education Association and Educational Audiology Association (past president 1988).
Ms. Davis is an international lecturer in the field of hearing re-education and sound-based therapies. Her conference presentations are in high demand by many professional and civic organizations, as well as parent advocacy groups. She provides audiological consultation to a diverse community of medical professionals. Additionally, her center offers a portfolio of integrative sound - based Therapies selected from years of diligent research and careful testing.
In the field of Sound Based Therapies, Ms. Davis established The Davis Model of Sound Intervention® which incorporates her Diagnostic Evaluation for Therapy Protocol (DETP®), a test battery that determines if, when, how long, and in what order any or all of the many different sound-based therapies can be appropriately applied. She is certified in Tomatis®, The Listening Program™, the Fast ForWord™ Series, and BioAcoustics. She developed the Read-Spell-Comprehend program (an enhanced version of Lindamood-Bell), and is trained in Samonas™, and Interactive Metronome®.
Ms. Davis has a variety of published works and is the author of four books - the highly acclaimed “Sound Bodies through Sound Therapy”, and its sequel, “Every Day A Miracle: Success Stories with Sound Therapy”, "Otitis Media: Coping with the Effects in the Classroom", and "A Parent's Guide to Middle Ear Infections". Additional publications include a chapter on Sound-based therapies in a book on Autism for Optometrists, a chapter on Television Amplification Devices in "Communication Access for Persons with Hearing Loss", edited by Mark Ross, and numerous professional articles.
Her most recognized research is known as The Davis Addendum® to the Tomatis Effect which was presented at the Acoustical Society of America in November 2004.
In 1998, Ms. Davis opened The Davis Center, and brought her unique diagnostic expertise to identify core issues in the areas of hearing, learning, language, development, sound processing, and overall well-being for people of all ages. Her Diagnostic Evaluation for Therapy Protocol is key to The Davis Center’s successes. The DETP is based upon her “Tree of Sound Enhancement Therapy”, a flow chart for the correct administration of the many different sound-based therapies. The center offers remedial and/or enhancement sound-based therapies that address challenges related to Autism, ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Hyperlexia, learning disabilities, central auditory processing, as well as minor learning / attention / focus related skills, and health and wellness issues. Today The Davis Center focuses entirely on sound processing issues which impact the entire energy of the body, supporting better natural form and function.