Parent Coaching – Jump Start

Cycle one of Parent Coaching – Jump Start begins with Jump Start 1 (JS), a NeuroDevelopmental, in-home program for ages 7 and under. It is designed to pinpoint challenges, provide individualized brain building activities, and offer support without traveling to one of our Brain Sprints evaluation sites.  Neurodevelopmental activities greatly reduce or often eliminate the root causes of brain inefficiencies. JS addresses issues with gross motor, fine motor, speech, language, auditory and visual function as well as sensory integration, behavioral and academic concerns where applicable.

• Children who have been placed in foster care, adopted or traumatized

Who should use the Parent Coaching – Jump Start (PC-Jump Start) In-Home Program?

NeuroDevelopment is effective for everyone from birth to 99 years of age. Brain Sprints has specific brain-building programs tailored to various needs and a broad range of age levels. This Program has proven successful for young children presenting with these symptoms:

Children with undetermined or unlabeled developmental delays

• Children who have been placed in foster care, adopted or traumatized

• Children who have been labeled with:

• Autism


• Down Syndrome


• Auditory Processing Disorder

• Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

• Sensory Processing Disorder

• And many more…

There is a great need across the country for NeuroDevelopmental brain training programs to help families address these challenges. Brain Sprints meets that need for families who are unable to travel every four months to one of our evaluation sites for an in-person evaluation with our PC-Jump Start system. This is an innovative way to provide families with individualized programs at home.

How does it work?

The PC-JUMP START system is a series of in-home, individualized, NeuroDevelopmental programs. This system implements unique activities in four-month cycles that build and strengthen neurological connections. A Brain Sprints professional to review an extensive client history form including the family’s goals. Each four-month cycle provides:
  • Review of all documentation by a NeuroDevelopmentalist
  • Customized Individual NeuroDevelopmental Program (INP)
  • Online training for each recommended activity
  • Bi-monthly online group training and support
  • A personal email or phone support
  • Reading and math strategies/recommendations
  • Also available – recommendations for all academic areas when applicable
The first year’s cycle consists of two four-month, at-a-distance cycles called Jump Start 1 & 2. An in-person evaluation with travel to an evaluation site is necessary at the 8th-month mark.

Time Commitment:

  • 1-2.5 hours a day
  • 5 days each week

Supplies for specific activities are not included because different children need different intervention and supplies. Program supplies are purchased separately after the program is received.

Basis for Success

Brain Sprints Coaches believe that all future abilities are determined by what is presented to the individual’s brain, not what a label attempts to dictate. The focus of JS is to further brain pathway development by addressing the root causes of symptoms associated with developmental, speech and learning delays. The results – accelerated function!

All PC-JUMP START In-Home Programs address brain function in 6 areas:

  • gross motor
  • fine motor
  • speech/language
  • auditory
  • visual
  • tactility

Each area of function is addressed on 9 levels of brain development.

PC-JUMP START programs can also address concerns with behavior and metabolic challenges.

How to get started:

  1. History Form: Complete and submit the History Form, digital photo and payment information.
  2. Orientation/Assessment Packet: A NeuroDevelopmental Approach parent orientation video will be provided to you.
  3. Brain Training Program: The NeuroDevelopmental brain building activities are taught through our Individualized NeuroDevelopmental Plan (INP) website. The training site will be available within 7-10 days of your test submission and you will be notified via email when your plan is ready to view.
  4. Future Programs: Jump Start 2 is the next cycle in this year’s program. You will be contacted before the end of this cycle to provide information and videos in preparation for the next cycle.

Activity / Category


Gross Motor Activities
  • overall brain organization
  • correct sense of pain
  • appropriate sensory behaviors
  • awareness of body in space
  • balance
  • sensory system
  • muscle tone
Fine Motor Activities
  • strength in hand and fingers
  • cortical opposition for future pencil grasp
  • fine motor development
  • extensor muscles for improved hand strength
Tactile Activities
  • sense of pain perception
  • brain body connection
  • sense of light touch
Auditory Processing and Function
  • auditory short-term memory
  • attention span
  • ability to follow directions
  • listening comprehension
Visual Processing and Function
  • eye contact
  • eye convergence
  • eye tracking to facilitate reading
  • visual short term memory
Academic Techniques
  • math skills
  • reading skills
  • writing skills