Parents' Stories

Buttons, Siblings and Fine Motor skills
Movements such as doing up buttons and tying shoelaces can be influenced by retained primitive reflexes. Working on these helps fine motor skills.
Genetic disorder
Co-ordination improvements were the first to be noticed. Fine motor was difficult. She can now use Nintendo controls so well she wins every time.
Dyspraxia & Dyslexia – Remarkable improvements
This 7 year old boy was diagnosed with Dyspraxia and Dyslexia.  His mum writes about the remarkable improvements after a[...]
Communication increases social interaction – Kabuki Syndrome, SLD and Spina Bifida – aged 13 years
'The main thing is the mixing with her peers now, not aggravating them. She knows how to mix and has good[...]
Social development – Teenage Asperger’s Syndrome (achieving well in school, particularly science.)
 'I am much happier about his long-term future' - Mum This boy was aged 15 years when he started the[...]
It wasn’t his fault!
His coordination seemed underdeveloped and he was very clumsy. Life before BrainChild 'E was very frustrated that he was unable[...]
Increased understanding – Kabuki Syndrome, Spina Bifida & SLD – aged 13 years
"She now has a willingness to have a go"  The program has opened a window to us when we had[...]
Autistic Spectrum, Kabuki Syndrome, Spina Bifida, SLD
"Everyone was amazed how well Mary coped…." A Brainchild group member R & I found the Brain Child Programme interesting[...]
Autistic Spectrum Disorder, CPLD
Jack’s communication has improved significantly. A group member…. We especially liked the programme as it is very interactive and includes[...]
ADHD, Dyslexia, Learning & Behaviour
Changes noted of this 12 year old boy. ‘Tantrums’ and refusals had been frequent and severe. R has coped with secondary school much better than I hoped.
How can one treatment help such a wide range of problems?
Ok.....how can Brainchild help so many different types of special need? ‘Surely I should be using a treatment specific to my son’s autism?’
Home educated
J is home educated. He was 9 years old when he joined a group for BrainChild sessions.