Early detection is everything

Early detection is everything

Red flag for possible Learning Disabilities. Teachers should be the first to notice when something is not quite on par. However, when parents know what to look for, possible problems can be identified and dealt with sooner. Generally, early detection...
School Readiness – Should I panic?

School Readiness – Should I panic?

As a Neurofeedback Practitioner, I am always stunned by the number of Grade 1 parents contacting us for help early in their child’s grade 1 year. So many of the parents tell us that the teachers identified that the child cannot concentrate. When asked, more...
Where do we really use math?

Where do we really use math?

Well, well, well…I can tell you this much. I grew up in a typical One-Horse-Town. When I was still in Primary School in the 80’s and in Standard 3, today we refer to it as Grade 5, I used to wonder about this exact same question: “Where do we really...
Making Senses of Sensory Processing

Making Senses of Sensory Processing

Just like computers, we need some sort of input, which elicits an output. We use our senses (smell, taste, hearing, touch and sight) to gain information (input) from the environment, our brains process the information – mostly in our prefrontal cortex –...

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