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Becoming a JIAS Provider

Johansen Individualised Auditory Stimulation Provider Training  Course

JIAS Contributes to Improvements in:

  • Listening

  • Attention

  • Concentration

  • Understanding

  • Learning

  • Reading

  • Spelling

  • Social Skills


Introducing Dr Kjeld Johansen


Kjeld Johansen, MSc psych., PhD educ., born 1937 in Denmark. Teacher trained, he worked in the Danish school system for nearly 40 years as a classroom teacher, school administrator and educational consultant.

Kjeld has published two books and numerous articles on dyslexia and auditory processing. Co-author to math books for primary schools.

With the composer Bent-Peder Holbech, MA from music publisher ROTNA Kjeld has developed the auditory stimulation programme JIAS, used in at least 18 countries. The programme has now been installed on the Sensograph manufactured by Mediacenter Mjölby, Sweden.

Kjeld is now heading Baltic Dyslexia Research Lab, Bornholm. Denmark (55 deg. N, 15 deg. E).

Who Should Attend?


This course is suitable for:

  • Speech and Language Therapists

  • Teachers

  • Psychologists

  • Physiotherapists

  • Occupational Therapists

  • Nursery Nurses

  • Paediatricians

  • Audiologists

  • Teachers of the Deaf

  • Researchers

What Does the Course Cover?


This 4 day course covers:

  • Background Theory

  • Auditory Processing Disorders

  • Laterality and Auditory Laterality

  • Pure Tone Listening Audiometry as a Diagnostic Tool

  • Further Diagnostic Assessments

  • Development of JIAS and the music used

  • Planning and Implementing an Individual Programme


This course immediately adds a simple and effective additional tool to your shelf of options when working with individuals of any age who have listening, concentration or auditory processing difficulties.

On completion of the course, participants will be Providers of the programme. There is excellent post training support through Smart Learning Solutions, in conjunction with Dr Kjeld Johansen.


Course Dates


Auckland, New Zealand

Please Contact Us for further course dates for 2023 or to register your interest.

Providers of the Johansen Individualised Auditory Stimulation Programme need to register interest/attendance for Update Days.

JIAS Provider Update Day


Please Contact Us for Update dates.

The update day is designed for current Providers of the JIAS Programme.

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