Parents' Stories

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[...]
ADHD & Severe Emotional Difficulties age 12 years
We now have a good bond that was missing before. I could see self esteem growing each week. She has[...]
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.
No diagnosis. Many issues.
He hated writing and would do anything (anything!) to avoid having to do any. M was almost 11 years old[...]
Classic Autism and Complex Learning Difficulties
The BrainChild Programme has provided a very helpful and enjoyable series of sessions that have had very positive effects on our child’s development.
Major changes – Classic autism with Complex Learning Difficulties – aged 11 years
“There's not much that hasn't improved! Everything is better. There is so much it’s hard to know where to start.” - says Mum
Developmental delays
The quote: When our son was between 2 and 3 we noticed some differences between him and other children of[...]
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.
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!
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?’
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.
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
I just wish it was available to every child. Amy wrote this about her son, J, who has a diagnosis[...]