In a webinar that aired in 2013, Dr. Bill Jenkins and Dr. Martha Burns help us sort fact from fiction. Here are some of the things we learned:
The summer holidays offer a well-deserved break after a long, hard academic year. It’s a time to relax and enjoy family life. However, during this time, many children rarely read a book, write a story or practice their times tables. On returning to school, it is often found that children’s learning levels have taken a […]
Dr Martha Burns, Speech Pathologist and Neuroscientist, discusses how Fast ForWord cognitive training can complement speech therapy interventions.
Article summary and video: This article published by Cornell University summarises the research of Elise Temple, who showed with FMRI that brain activation patterns in those diagnosed with dyslexia can be ‘normalised’, showing that reading can be improved with the right kind of practice.
Watch this 4 minute video interview and learn which foods are really important for brain development, how we may be excluding them from our child’s diet and ideas on how to give your children the best brain food.
How are listening and reading linked? Researchers have asked this question more and more over the past decade. Read on to see what they’ve found and watch a 4 minute video interview with Dr Martha Burns.
In this 2 minute video interview Dr Martha Burns, Speech Pathologist and Neuroscientist, discusses: – Why a parent may or may not decide to medicate their child, – How long medication is effective for, and – How attention can be increased with behavioural interventions (without medication).
Video interview (2 mins): Dr Martha Burns, Speech Pathologist and Neuroscientist, shares her top 3 tips for parents to optimise learning and language development.
Is the rate of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) actually increasing? Dr Martha Burns explains in this video interview.
If you like exposé documentaries, Waiting for Superman takes a fascinating look at the apparent crisis that exists in the American education system where there are over 1.2 million school drop-outs per year.