FPR: Fear Paralysis Reflex, Moro reflex, Spinal Galant Reflex

Sensory Processing Disorder: How learning how to re-wire the brain is the key to helping our children

Sensory processing disorder. So common in our children. In fact, for most parents of neuro-diverse children, sensory processing difficulties are probably the first thing that they noticed as "different" from peers. Why do some children have sensory processing disorder? In brief, it's down to a differently wired brain. Quite simply, the part of the brain… Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder: How learning how to re-wire the brain is the key to helping our children

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FPR: Fear Paralysis Reflex, Spinal Galant Reflex, STNR: Symmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex

W-Sitting and Primitive Reflexes

Does your child sit in this position? This is known as "w-sitting", and you may or may not have heard that it's not a great position for the hips. Your child sits like this because they are comfortable sitting like this. However, I'm about to tell you what causes a child to sit like this,… Continue reading W-Sitting and Primitive Reflexes

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

So, what is it that I actually “do”?

I went along to a business networking meeting on Tuesday. I thought it would possibly be a good place to spread the word and also find people to help me with things like printing flyers, graphic design and perhaps even some social media help.What I wasn't prepared for was telling people what I "do" in… Continue reading So, what is it that I actually “do”?

FPR: Fear Paralysis Reflex, Spinal Galant Reflex

Late bed wetting: what can we do about it?

It wakes everyone in the house up and is distressing to the child affected. It can continue into a child’s teens, and can cause stress when planning for activities, such as scout camps or school residential courses. What age should a child become dry at night? Night dryness, as you may already know, is not… Continue reading Late bed wetting: what can we do about it?

FPR: Fear Paralysis Reflex, Spinal Galant Reflex, STNR: Symmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex

W-Sitting: Why does my child do it? Why is it “bad”? What can I do about it?

Does your child sit in this position? This is known as "w-sitting", and you may or may not have heard that it's not a great position for the hips. I'm not here to "judge" at all - after all, your child is comfortable sitting like this. However, what I am going to do is tell… Continue reading W-Sitting: Why does my child do it? Why is it “bad”? What can I do about it?

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 struggling because you are compensating for baby reflexes?

  I was trying to explain compensation to a client the other day. I found myself relating to my own experiences to be the easiest and most neutral way to explain: 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 struggling because you are compensating for baby reflexes?

FPR: Fear Paralysis Reflex, Moro reflex, Spinal Galant Reflex

Sensory Processing Disorder: How simple movement can help

Sensory processing disorder. So common in our children. Why do some children have sensory processing disorder? In brief, it's down to a differently wired brain. Quite simply, the part of the brain called the Reticular Activating System (RAS) - within the brainstem - has not formed strong enough neural connections with the thalamus and higher… Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder: How simple movement can help