How the Vestibular System Affects Auditory Processing, Learning & Emotional Regulation

Everyone thought Alicia was a drama queen and a ‘princess’. Not only did she avoid running, jumping and playing with the other kids, but she struggled with learning. “She cries over the simplest things,” her mother remarked.” Alicia hated being picked up, was afraid of the escalator and the stairs and avoided movement whenever she…

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Is Your Child’s Brain Lacking Nutrients? Learn How Nutrient Deficiency Can Impact Learning & Behaviour

Nutritional deficiencies are often overlooked when addressing the causes and treatment of childhood disorders like dyslexia, ADHD and other brain disorders. The idea that certain key vitamins, minerals or fats could wreak such havoc on your child may seem preposterous. Yet extensive research over the last several decades has revealed irrefutable research that certain nutrients…

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Using Movement So Your Child Can Better Learn & Behave!

You have heard thousands of times how movement is good for circulation and heart health, but many parents are surprised to hear about the significant impact that movement–specific movements–can have on improving their child’s ability to stay calm, focused and to effectively learn. Problems with Fine & Gross Motor Skills Poor coordination, balance, fine motor…

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How a Disorganized Brain Can Contribute to Learning & Behaviour Challenges

If your child struggles with learning and behaviour then they likely have weak connections in a higher brain level called executive function””the brain’s CEO. Children, like adults, require executive function to accomplish a multitude of daily tasks like getting ready for school, focusing in class and homework completion. This mental skill set is responsible for…

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