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Brain Awareness Week: Is multi-tasking bad for your brain?

Posted on 12 March 2012

You may think multi-tasking makes you more efficient but scientists are discovering that it often makes us less efficient.

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Dyslexia: New Insights

Posted on 28 February 2012

What is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is an umbrella term that refers to an unexplained difficulty in learning to read and spell despite appropriate learning opportunities....

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Dr Norman Doidge interviewed on 4BC Radio Brisbane

Posted on 7 February 2012

Listen to Dr Norman Doidge’s interview on 4BC Radio Brisbane here, and contact us for an excerpt from his best-selling book, “The Brain That...

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Why is the incidence of learning difficulties higher in boys?

Posted on 20 December 2011

When we asked neuroscientist and Speech Pathologist Dr Martha Burns this question, she told us all about the Geschwind-Galaburda hypothesis, which states that differences...

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Introducing our new pay by the month option!

Posted on 12 December 2011

Does your child have trouble listening, paying attention, following instructions, recalling information or reading? Don’t let another school year slip by. For as little...

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Do children grow out of auditory processing difficulties?

Posted on 8 December 2011

Can children grow out of auditory processing difficulties (APD/CAPD)? Yes and No. Because our brains have the amazing capacity to change (neuroplasticity), children can...

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Dr Martha Burns presents Reading & the Brain

Posted on 22 November 2011

2011 seminars sold out early – register now to avoid disappointment. Comments from 2011 seminar attendees: “Dr Burns was outstanding. Her knowledge and understanding...

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Talk, talk, talk

Posted on 11 November 2011

One of the most powerful things you can do as a parent to promote your child’s language development is very simple – just talk,...

Dr Norman Doidge the brain that changes itself

Neuroplasticity: a life changing discovery

Posted on 1 November 2011

Neuroplasticity – it’s the single most important change in our understanding of the human brain in 400 years. Dr Norman Doidge has garnered rave reviews for...

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Written expression improvements in year 6 students

Posted on 25 October 2011

Fast ForWord reading programs are optional extension programs completed after the Fast ForWord Language/Literacy programs. In this study, students in year 6 showed significant...