Professionals Answer Tough Parents’ Questions
Our doctor diagnosed my son as ADHD and prescribed medication to control behaviour. My heart breaks at the thought. Do I really have to drug my child? I’ve been told that I should accept my daughter’s limited ability in school. Am I wrong to want more for her than constant learning struggles for the rest of her life?
How Brain Training can help Special Needs students Lead a Better life
In the recent months, Singapore Brain Development Centre has received an increase in the number of enquiries from parents of special needs children in the areas of their children’s developmental issues. As we listened and took an understanding of the issues faced by struggling children as with troubled parents, we would like to share how our customized program of Brain Training, together with our specialized child gym training program could integrate and help special needs children to lead a better life.
5 Myths about ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) occurs in approximately 5% of all children around the world. Yet, many are unclear about what ADHD actually is, whether it can be cured, or whether children will eventually outgrow ADHD.
Is Outgrowing Learning Problems a Myth?
Parents, the truth is… waiting for your child to “grow out of” learning, reading, or attention difficulties is not really an option. Learning struggles rarely go away with time. On the contrary, waiting and hoping a problem will go away without appropriate intervention will only lead to frustration, poor grades, low motivation, and time wasted in school. What should you do?
What Moms should know about Sensory Processing Disorders in Children
8/10 of the parents, who believed in Singapore Brain Development Centre’s Brain Training programs, have children who have Sensory Processing Issues. Sensory processing disorder is a sort of `traffic jam’ in the brain. Some bits of sensory information get `tied up in traffic,’ and certain parts of the brain do not get the sensory information they need to do their jobs.” (Ayres, p. 51)