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A.D.D./Learning Difficulties

Behavioural and Learning Disabilities is the umbrella for a range of learning problems such as Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder ADD/ADHD, Autism, Aggression, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia. These disorders are said to originate from neurological imbalances caused by nutritional, environmental or genetic factors in the foetal or early development stages of the neurons in the brain and nervous system. Research indicates that initially, nutrition may assist in correcting some of the cognitive and constitutional imbalances in these people by eliminating foods that cause chemical and toxic imbalances and intolerances, thus assisting proper brain function. Therapies such as kinesiology, colour puncture, allergy testing, reflexology, chinese herbs and flower essences can also play a part in calming the nervous system. Children growing up haven’t as yet formed strong clear boundaries and their nervous systems are extremely sensitive to energies so they can easily take on the unacknowledged stress of their parents/carers, thus family counselling around these issues can also help.