Weekly MNRI Education Portal Series-Sept 7th 2014

Join Us  : First Free class
Introduction to MNRI Method
The mission of the Svetlana Masgutova Educational Institute®   (SMEI) is to provide health, wellness professionals, parents, and caregivers with non-invasive techniques to address maturational, developmental, and life challenges.
Once registered a webinar link will be emailed

Dr Svetlana Masgutova

The Masgutova Method®
of Neuro-Sensory-Motor and Reflex Integration has its origins in a different way of thinking
Svetlana Masgutova, Ph. D., a Russian psychologist currently living in Poland and the US, has based her method on the work done from the 1920’s to 1950’s by Russian physiologists I. Pavlov and I. Sechenov: neurophysiologists, A. Uhtomsky, N. Bernstein and P. Anokhin; and psychologist L. Vygotsky.


Plan of the lecture:

Start lecture:  7-10 mins

Check of parents’ home work – what is done?

what are success in a child/adult in need.

What was presented, how it did go?

  1. 1.      Theory

– Review of the MNRI concept of reflex integration.

1.1. Reflex maturation, brain development and learning

1.1.2. Reflexes and formation of extrapyramidal nerve net system (5-7 min.).

1.1.3. Reflexes and Emotional Development: Effect on Basal Ganglia Functions                (5-7 min.).

1.1.4. Reflex Maturation: Effect on Cortical Functions and Learning (5-7 min.).

1.2. Reflexes integration vs. inhibition: why integration is the key to neurodevelopment and why inhibition is not a safe tool? (Example ATNR and Moro) (7-10 min.).

1.3. Case Discussion (Analyses of children with retained and poorly developed reflexes/questions): the Hands Pulling and Babkin Palmomental (10-15 min.).

2. Parent Practicum/Training:

How to work/exercise my child/adult in need?

(Go to video on-line with membership:http://www.MasgutovaMethod.com)

2.1. Hands Pulling Reflex (15 min.).

2.2. Babkin Palmomental (10 min.).

2.3. Babinski Reflex (15 min.).                                                                  

– Definition. Chronology. Cases of dysfunctional and non-integrated reflexes (autism, CP, selective mutism).

– Practical demonstration of the basic exercise and variants.

– Rules of work with children with hypotonicity and hypertonicity (autism, CP, other)

– Home work to follow with your child (steps to start exercise as a procedure).



2.4. Preparation for discussion of results of your work with your child at home: did you manage to work out the exercise/s, to establish good cooperation? What challenges did you have. What point can you give for your own work? Give reasons, please.

1-     Very low. Reasons:

2-     Low. Reasons:

3-     Not so good, not so bad

4-     I was good. Reasons:

5-     I was excellent. Reasons:


Learn More and ask questions

Unique Opportunity

An unique opportunity to  meet Dr. Svetlana Masgutova , MNRI®  Team and dedicated parents.
Dr. Masgutova will give an introduction to MNRI®  method for 30 mins and rest one hour will be question and answers.
Parents and professionals please post your questions on
 In collaboration with


Is to prepare parents for the MNRI® family conferences , gain knowledge and practice the reflexes at home. This way the Family Conference or Clinic can become more effective for development of Children and parent’s

conference in the MNRI®


Manisha M Lad
Founder and Director
Akhil Autism Foundation

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Wed Aug 27th 2014
9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Eastern Standard Time USA


An awesome event that you won’t want to miss out on! http://masgutovamethod.com

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About Akhil Autism Foundation

Akhil Autism Foundation is a non-profit organization registered with NJ state. We believe every special child has chosen special parents to make a difference in life. Our strong philosophy is autism is not a brain disorder but is a medical disorder. Every child is unique and requires individualized intervention plan. Parents are the best judges and are the Key players in child’s progress.

Posted on September 5, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Akhil Autism Foundation

    McAndrew, Kerry L.
    Sep 12 (1 day ago)

    to me
    Thank you, that helps a lot. I have to take my kids to school during that time. Any idea roughly of when the question and answer time that is in addition to the regular video will be?

    Thank you! And thanks for doing this. I’ve been doing MNRI for several months but I always like new information.

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