Tag: cognitive training

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Therapy 101: How to learn Academics when there’s Basic Life Skills to cover?

Nadine started various forms of therapy since she was 5. As soon as she was diagnosed with dyslexia and cognitive development issues, we got her on Speech Therapy–to aid her in expressing herself, Physiotherapy–to keep her low tone muscles active, and keep her brains active (layman’s term!), Cognitive Therapy–to teach her how to process pictures…




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Thinkersbox Review–Personalised Cognitive Training

I’ve signed my kids up for various programmes and classes. Some of these classes are mediocre, covering only very basic concepts, while some are very successful in honing the children’s abilities and skills. How does one assess and measure the effectiveness of such classes? How do we know if the time and money put in…




Review: Thinkersbox—Learn to think, Think to learn

Remember Thinkersbox? This is the really revelational centre that showed me if your child was really lazy and inattentive. We sent Nicole for an assessment there and she’s now attending their 10 month programme. It was time for a review, and parents were invited to observe the class and find out what happens during the…