Parents' Stories

Communication improvements and more – Classic ASD & CPLD – aged 9 years
Quote from mum from her email: Thank you for the feedback session last Sunday, it was good to see you[...]
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[...]
Changes in a boy with a diagnosis of ASD, aged 8 years
By 2 weeks later, he was producing good joined-up writing which flows, is legible and he has started writing at the extreme left of the page.
No diagnosis. Many issues.
He hated writing and would do anything (anything!) to avoid having to do any. M was almost 11 years old[...]
Released to learn – Aspergers Syndrome son (12 years old)
He enjoyed coming, liked the time and the attention and interaction plus the hands-on nature. Going back to tactile relationships is quite nice for him.
Self awareness – Dyslexia , Dyscalcula, Asperger’s Syndrome
A message from a Brainchild group member....N N has noticed that it is now easier to stop her fingers fiddling[...]
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[...]
Social Work and Brainchild
Here is a bit of recent feedback from a social worker on our facebook group pages that shows how Brainchild can help a wide range of 'problems'
Adult Dyslexia
Quote: You are never too old to be helped by BrainChild An adult's perspective...... Prior to becoming involved with the[...]
Look I can do it! – Asperger’s Syndrome (Boy Aged 7)
Immediately following his participation in a Brainchild group, mum reports: Joan Hunt, the autism specialist, saw him after one year. Her comment was: “What a difference"!
Home educated
J is home educated. He was 9 years old when he joined a group for BrainChild sessions.
Autism and SLD
One evening after one session of Brainchild he led me upstairs by the hand and put himself to bed, a first!