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. Dyslexia affects all types of […]

Natural diets for ADHD and other neurodevelopmental problems, by nutrition scientist Kyla Williams

It can often be overwhelming when making decisions on what to feed your child with ADHD while overcoming fussy eating habits and behavioural issues. Meal times should not be difficult and stressful, so here is some practical advice on what to include and certain foods to consider avoiding. Neurodevelopmental disorders […]

Igennus partners with children’s literacy charity, Volunteer Reading Help to launch the Better Reading Campaign

The Better Reading Campaign launched this month to combat the low levels of literacy amongst children, with one in five primary school children not reaching the required standard. The campaign is calling for an improvement in support for children who have fallen behind with their reading, by introducing more one-to-one […]

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 to day, but when Toby […]

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 skill is a blessing and […]

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 ‘proper’ fresh, additive free food […]