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Which first: Primitive reflex integration or the Safe and Sound Protocol?

I am often approached by parents seeking out primitive reflex integration as a result of seeing the film "Attention, Please!" Some people will go on to have a good look at my website, and might see my hierarchy of neurodevelopment, which is the way Move2Connect works: In simple terms, the Safe and Sound Protocol addresses… Continue reading Which first: Primitive reflex integration or the Safe and Sound Protocol?

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The Power of the Safe and Sound Protocol

Why does SSP sometimes cause such extreme "adverse reactions"? Why is it so transformational for other people? Emma Ashfield of Move2Connect and Carol Ann Rowland of Halton Therapy & Neurofeedback in Georgetown, Ontario explains... This post contains vital information for remote clients of the Safe and Sound Protocol as well as for those researching the… Continue reading The Power of the Safe and Sound Protocol

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Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia and the Plastic Brain

I have been working with a child who has all the dys- specific learning difficulties: dyslexia, dyscalculia (the maths equivalent of dyslexia), dysgraphia (extreme handwriting challenges) and dyspraxia (a lack of spatial/temporal awareness/personal organisation). Through movement and work with his Fear Paralysis and Moro reflexes, I've seen him shift from having extreme sensory challenges and… Continue reading Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia and the Plastic Brain

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The Safe and Sound Protocol for Parents

Here you are, walking your parenting tightrope. You are considering therapy for your struggling child. The Safe and Sound Protocol is still not so widely known about in the United Kingdom, so it may not be your first port of call. The Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP) is a five-hour auditory therapy based on the… Continue reading The Safe and Sound Protocol for Parents

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Back to school anxiety – a polyvagal approach for parents and children

School is back again any second after the longest break from routine that our children have ever had. I don't know about you, but I have mixed feelings about this: We have enjoyed home educating, and have had a lovely, unstructured summer holiday, full of play and camping trips. I've had a few days back… Continue reading Back to school anxiety – a polyvagal approach for parents and children

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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

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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