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Complementary Childcare: Dyslexia and Dyspraxia

Alternative title
Complementary Kids: Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
Synopsis
A series originally shown on the Discovery Health Channel seeking to promote a greater understanding of the use of complementary therapies in treating a range of illnesses in children. Each programme deals with a specific illness and health practitioners, all belonging to recognised medical associations, are shown working with the case studies.
The series promotes the idea of helping children to strengthen their immune system at an early age for a healthy later life.

Case studies featured are 1) a 12-year-old who was diagnosed as having dyspraxia when he was 8. He had problems getting his thoughts down on paper, his handwriting was illegible and he was always last at everything in sports, resulting in very low self-esteem and self-confidence. After two years of Neuro Developmental Therapy and The Listening Programme (a gentle form of sound therapy) his school work has improved, along with his general co-ordination, confidence and ability to cope with life. 2) A 10-year-old boy with dyslexia and dyspraxia who has problems sequencing, hearing phonic sounds, reading and writing that have led to frustration and low self-esteem. He was treated using Lightwave Therapy and Auditory Integration Therapy (an intense form of sound therapy) that has improved his reading and his self-esteem. 3) A 9-year-old girl who has problems with reading and getting things on to paper that have made her very disruptive in class. She has undertaken a Brain Gym exercise programme that has improved her general behaviour, reading and writing, along with her ability to concentrate.With Jessica Lough (Neuro Developmental Therapist and Listening Programme practitioner), Pauline Allen (Lightwave and AIT therapist), and Gillian Hindshaw (Brain Gym practitioner).
Series
Complementary Childcare, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2002
Year of production
2002
Notes
Programme first broadcast on Discovery Health Channel 19/9/02. Also available on DVD combined with AUTISM and BEHAVIOURAL PROBLEMS
Uses
Aimed at parents who feel that traditional health care methods have failed, or not helped their children sufficiently.
Subjects
Education; Medical sciences; Psychology
Keywords
child health; complementary medicine; dyslexia; dyspraxia; educational psychology; Chinese medicine; lightwave therapy; auditory integration therapy; neuro developental therapy; Listening Programme, The; Brain Gym, The

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£14.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
90 minutes
Year
2003

Type
VHS
Price
£9.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
30 minutes
Year
2003

Production Company

Name

B-Line Productions

Web
http://www.b-lineproductions.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8444 9574
Fax
020 8365 3664
Address
135 Sydney Road
London N10 2ND

Sponsor

Name

Discovery Health Channel

Distributor

Name

Quantum Leap

Contact
Gary Peat
Email
customerservices@qleap.co.uk
Web
http://www.qleap.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01480 450006
Fax
01480 456686
Address
1A Great Northern Street
Huntingdon
PE29 7HJ
Cambs
Notes
Distributor and online retailer specialising in non-fiction DVD titles on a wide variety of subjects, particularly in the areas of music instruction, music performance, sport instruction, and health. Titles also available through retail outlets.
Name

Retail outlets

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