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Neuroplasticity, SSP: Safe and Sound Protocol

Removing the challenges – not the diagnoses

Twice this week, and several times in the past, I've come across people on social media arguing about "cures" for neurodivergent conditions. The thinking by those opposed to doing any neuroplasticity work to support difficulties associated with these conditions is that ableist people are trying to make neurodiverse people fit into their ableist world. I… Continue reading Removing the challenges – not the diagnoses

ATNR:Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex, FPR: Fear Paralysis Reflex, Moro reflex, Spinal Galant Reflex, SSP: Safe and Sound Protocol, STNR: Symmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex

Could you be compensating for baby reflexes?

  I keep using my own experiences as a private pilot to explain compensation to new clients - the concept of working extra hard as a result of retained primitive reflexes: I was an average child who grew up in the 1970s. I played outdoors in all weathers, possibly a lot more than the children… Continue reading Could you be compensating for baby reflexes?

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iLs Focus Programme for auditory processing disorder, dyslexia and emotional regulation

I wanted to become a provider for iLs Focus because I've seen such amazing transformations with the Safe and Sound Protocol, and have heard encouraging tales from Focus practitioners (who also use SSP) in the United States. iLs Focus is not commonly used in the UK, so I thought it would be a good idea… Continue reading iLs Focus Programme for auditory processing disorder, dyslexia and emotional regulation

SSP: Safe and Sound Protocol

Introducing the Safe and Sound Protocol Digital

In response to desperate pleas by SSP providers around the globe, iLs has pushed through the release of the Safe and Sound Protocol in digital format somewhat earlier than planned to address concerns about providing the physical product due to social distancing and hygiene measures. The Safe and Sound Protocol, in case you do not… Continue reading Introducing the Safe and Sound Protocol Digital

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Anxiety: how to retune your nervous system

One of the things I’m most frequently asked about is how to reduce generalised anxiety. With the current situation continuing to unfold, we all need to look after ourselves and make sure we are not projecting our fears onto our children too. Here is a brief explanation of how our nervous system works, and how… Continue reading Anxiety: how to retune your nervous system

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The iLs Safe and Sound Protocol in the UK

...vital information from a collection of the most experienced practitioners This post contains vital information for remote clients of the Safe and Sound Protocol as well as people researching. If you are looking for information on what the SSP is, please refer to this post - https://move2connect.com/2020/05/01/introducing-the-safe-and-sound-protocol-digital/ As you probably already know, the Safe and… Continue reading The iLs Safe and Sound Protocol in the UK

SSP: Safe and Sound Protocol

Introducing the Safe and Sound Protocol Digital

In response to desperate pleas by SSP providers around the globe, iLs has pushed through the release of the Safe and Sound Protocol in digital format somewhat earlier than planned to address concerns about providing the physical product due to social distancing and hygiene measures. The Safe and Sound Protocol, in case you do not… Continue reading Introducing the Safe and Sound Protocol Digital

ATNR:Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex, Spinal Galant Reflex, SSP: Safe and Sound Protocol

Retained Reflexes and Auditory Processing Disorder

Today, in an online forum on auditory processing disorder, someone asked an interesting question about whether there is a link between shoulder dystocia and auditory processing disorder. There followed some interesting (although not unsurprising comments). The majority said no, because their children had been delivered by C-section. There were many instrumental deliveries due to babies… Continue reading Retained Reflexes and Auditory Processing Disorder

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How addressing anxiety can help your child’s learning

The work I do is based around Dr Stephen Porges' Polyvagal Theory, and the concept of social engagement vs flight/fight/freeze. My work is based on the concept of "neuroception" - the fact that some children (and adults) cannot distinguish safety from perceived threat, and so their bodies live in a stressful fight/flight state ALL the… Continue reading How addressing anxiety can help your child’s learning