Parents' Stories

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.
Suspected Dyslexia – A success story!
A recent e-mail from an elated mum...if you are on the waiting list for an expensive dyslexia diagnosis why not act now!
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'
Aspergers
When we first started doing the exercises within the first week I had four nights of unbroken sleep. Which has never happend in 11 years. This bit has slid a little and she has started waking again. But she isnt as anxious when she does wake and will sometimes go back down with out any bother.
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[...]
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[...]
Adult Dyslexia
Quote: You are never too old to be helped by BrainChild An adult's perspective...... Prior to becoming involved with the[...]
Drop in anxiety levels – Aspergers
'Our relationship was not in a good place……… now the whole family is much happier. The changes in C have[...]
‘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[...]
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[...]
Why I have so many pictures of unusual items…
I remember when change was impossible with my son. A new car, a new duvet, a new bed, a new TV would all initiate some pretty traumatic, extreme behaviour.