Ginger Boosts Brain Activity!

Yet another study has shown ginger extract can boost attention span and cognitive function. So, while I am not sure our little ones will be too fond of ginger extract, maybe if we just ‘hide’ ginger in our cooking, it might have the same effect. I found hundreds of...

Scientists confirm that it’s better to let children learn through play

I have always believed that children learn better through play.  Get out there and let them play!! “Scientists have recently determined that it takes approximately 400 repetitions to create a new synapse in the brain – unless it is done with play, in which case, it...

Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’

Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’. This is a very serious state of affairs when surgeons are saying that their students have lost the dexterity for stitching or sewing up patients. ‘Screen time’ must be causing one of the...

Jonathan Mooney was often called ‘stupid’ and ‘lazy’!

Jonathan Mooney Is one of the foremost leaders in LD/ADHD, disabilities and alternative education and yet, he was always the slow kid in class, called ‘stupid’ and ‘lazy’. When will we start realising children are not stupid or lazy. From the moment a child is...

Music and Dyslexia Conference

Music and Dyslexia Conference Saturday October 20th Morley College, London Save the date and tell your friends. Further information will be sent out shortly. Sally Daunt Chair, British Dyslexia Association Music Committee