Parents' Stories

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.
Psychological Impact of a Special Needs Diagnosis
I am going through another transition stage with my son going to secondary school - reflecting on the impact on us all of his special needs diagnosis.
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"!
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?’
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[...]
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.
‘Its improved all our lives’
'I think every special need child should be able to have the chance of a Brain Child program.' The sessions[...]
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[...]
9 year old with a Genetic Disorder, Noonan Syndrome
I've a house full of children and S is really blooming (this time last year all he could do was[...]
Question: Why is Infant Reflex Integration important? Answer: It delays or disrupts brain maturation. In the research paper below the[...]
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
I just wish it was available to every child. Amy wrote this about her son, J, who has a diagnosis[...]
Overcoming a difficult start – Cerebral Palsy, Learning Difficulties (Boy aged 7)
This is a true story about a boy aged 7 years old diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and Learning Difficulties who has benefited from Brainchild.