The next national conference will be held in Zurich, Switzerland on the 18th and 19th May 2019.  The language of the conference will be German.  For information, please contact:


The next international conference organised by INPP is due to held in Slovakia or the Czech Republic in 2020.



The 24th International Conference organized by The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology will take place in Madrid 

Date: 12th and 13th May 2018

The theme of this new edition will be:
“Physiological Factors Underlying Learning Success”

There will be experts from different countries sharing their knowledge on how movement, nutrition, sleep, audition, vision and emotions contribute to learning success.

The conference is addressed to:
Professionals working in the fields of education and specific learning difficulties, pedagogy, psychology, speech therapy, occupational therapy, optometry and physiotherapy.

Sally Goddard Blythe, MSc. is the Director of the Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology (INPP) in Chester.

She is the author of many books on the relationship between physical development, learning and emotions including the INPP screening test and developmental movement programme for use in schools and also published papers on the incidence of neuromotor immaturity in children in mainstream schools.

She is responsible for overseeing the content and standardisation of training in the INPP Method to professionals from all over the world.

Memberships include:
Education advisory board for the Dyspraxia Foundation, EYE, The International Alliance for Childhood and The Society of Authors.

Ewa Gieysztor, MSc. Physiotherapist, is developing her doctoral studies at Wroclaw Medical University, Poland. She combines her work as a therapist with research, being first author and co-author of various articles related to primitive reflexes.

She will present her recently published research on:
The degree of primitive reflex integration as a diagnostic tool to assess the neurological maturity of healthy pre-school and early school aged children.

Paula Tallal, PhD in Experimental Psychology from Cambridge University worked at the faculty of John Hopkins and UCSD before being recruited to co-fund the Center of Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at Rutgers, Newark. She is currently on the faculty of The Salk Institute for Biological Studies as well as the Center for Human development at the University of California San Diego. For the past 30 years, Dr Tallal has led NIH and NSF funded multidisciplinary research teams and has published over 250 papers on the neurological basis of auditory perceptual, speech, language and reading development and disorders.

Jordi A. Jauset Berrocal, PhD. in communication, telecommunication engineer and musician. He has a Master’s degree in Psychobiology and cognitive neuroscience (UAB). He is a professor at Ramón Llull-Blanquerna University. He is trained in neurological music therapy by the R.F. Unkefer Academy for Neurologic Music Therapy and a lecturer, writer and scientific disseminator of the benefits of music in the fields of health and education. He is a member, among others, of the International Association for Music and Medicine (IAMM), The European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) and The Society for Music Perception & Cognition (SMPC).

Kjeld Johansen, teacher and director of a school in the Danish island of Bornholm in his early years. Since the late 60´s he has devoted his life to research into auditory processing, being founder of the Baltic Dyslexia Research Lab. He has an MSc. in Psychology and a PhD in Education and has devoted his career to the development of Auditory Stimulation Therapy (JIAS), an individually tailored method to improve auditory processing.

Francisco Mora Teruel, MD, holds a PhD in Medicine from the University of Granada and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Oxford (England). He is Professor of Human Psychology at the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and is Associate Professor at the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Iowa, USA. He is the author of several books and publications. He has devoted much of his research to the relationship between emotion and learning.

Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD has a Master of Medical Sciences in Neurology. After practicing for five years as a neurologist and three years as a neurosurgeon she earned her second postgraduate degree in medical sciences in human nutrition. She practices in the UK as a nutritionist. She is well known for developing the concept of GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome) and has written about it in several books. She is also a Member of the Society of Authors, The British Society for Ecological Medicine, and is a Director on the Advisory Board of The Weston A Price Foundation.

Marta Ortega Ruiz, Physiotherapist, PhD. from the Universidad de Barcelona, has a Master’s degree in Motor Activity and Education, and Posgraduate studies on Educational Psychomotricity. She combines her private practice as therapist using the INPP Reflex Integration Method and the Johansen Individualized Auditory Stimulation Method with teacher training in the INPP School Program and informative talks on child neurodevelopment. She also collaborates in the annual INPP training for therapists in Madrid.

Victor J. G. Molina, Optometrist, extended his expertise with a Master´s studies at the Centro Boston de Optometría and a specialist training at the Centro de Optometría Internacional of Madrid. He has lectured in Clinical Optometry and was professor in the Master´s degree at the European University of Madrid, as well as lecturer at the Universidad Autonoma de Managua in Nicaragua. He is the manager of the divisions of Optometry and Contactology at the Spanish company Tu Visión and is following a Master´s programme on Scientific Communication

Maialen López Luengo, teacher and Psychopedagogist. PhD in Education from the Universidad Internacional de la RIoja (UNIR), has completed a Master´s degree in Neuropsychology and Education at the same institution. She works as a teacher and counsellor at a primary school. She investigates the neuropychological processes of learning, especially laterality and perceptual processes in order to develop programmes to improve academic performance.

Elisa Grininger, teacher. After 16 years working as a teacher at a primary school she is now studying Psychological Counselling at Sigmund Freud University Vienna, Austria. She completed her Training Course in the assessment and remediation of neuromotor immaturity (INPP method) in 2017. She will present an informal study which she conducted as part of her training course. This study investigates whether the INPP Developmental Movement Programme for use in schools leads to improvements in children with learning difficulties and/or behavioural problems.

Alicia Bastos Sancho, Psychologist. Has dedicated more than 20 years to work with children with neuro-developmental delay in her private practice as well as in orphanages in Eastern Europe and Africa. She has worked with the INPP method since 2004, as well as with the Padovan method of neurofunctional organization. She is national director of the Johansen Individualized Auditory Stimulation Therapy and collaborates in research carried out in Spain on the effectiveness of the method. She combines activities in her career as therapist, teacher, speaker and amateur actress.

The lectures will be held in English and Spanish, with continuous simultaneous translation English/Spanish, Spanish/English.

Saturday, May 12th from 9:30 to 17:30hrs
Sunday, May 13th from 9:30 to 17:00hrs

350€ Early bird (before February 1st 2018) / INPP Licentiates
400€ After February 1st 2018
The fee includes materials, certificate of attendance, coffee breaks and lunch on both days.

Gala dinner:
There is a Gala Dinner scheduled for Saturday 12th of May. All participants are invited to participate.
Cost: 60€.

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More information:
Conference registration form (PDF)
Conference programme (PDF)
Conference newsletter (PDF)
Conference poster (PDF)