Dyslexia


Dyslexia

Overview The word ‘dyslexia’ comes from the Greek meaning ‘difficulty with words’.  Dyslexia is not a disease, but rather a language difficulty in which tiny differences in brain organisation lead to problems in processing certain types of information, such as handling verbal codes or symbols. […]


Feature story: Meryl & Toby Hayes

“I hadn’t realised how deficient our relationship had been” says Meryl, mother of 14 year old Toby who, for the first time, held a ‘real’ conversation with her following the start of a new treatment programme. “It was wonderful. You don’t notice these things day […]


Healthy lunchbox tips from Dr Nina Bailey

Packing the best lunch Breakfast may well be the most important meal of the day and children who eat breakfast are more likely to concentrate and perform better at school than children who start the school day with an empty stomach.  Making sure they get […]


Feature story: Breda and Dominic Curran

A mother’s instinct is a powerful thing. From the moment you first hold your baby in your arms, you invest more time and energy in understanding  your child’s needs, wants and mannerisms than with anything else you have ever done. As much as this innate […]


Dr A.H.

I have a six year old son, Alexander, who was found to have a combination of dyspraxia, dyslexia and ADD last year. I was advised by a friend who teaches special needs children to give fish oils a try. I have always fed my son […]