Commercial Dyslexia Centres & Treatments

The Sound Learning Centre is based in London, UK, and offers a range sound, light and motor & sensory development programmes including Auditory Integration Training, SAMONAS Sound Therapy, Neuro-Developmental Delay (NDD) Reflex Inhibition Programme, Brain Gym and others.

Coverage on Myomancy.com
20/09/2005 Inside Out on AIT and The Sound Learning Centre
27/01/2005 Light Works
05/11/2004 Let There Be Light
02/11/2004 Assessment at the Sound Learning Centre
02/08/2004 Sound Learning Centre Open Day

Commercial Dyslexia Centres & Treatments, Dyslexia

Brightstar combines eye tracking training along with more traditional dyslexia coaching on spelling, reading and writing in their two centres in London and the South East of England. They offer 6 or 8 week courses which involved regular attendance at their centres.

Brightstar also have centres in California, USA

Coverage of Brightstar on Myomancy

22nd February 2006 Brightstar Netherlands
27th September 2005 Brightstar Open London Centre
1st May 2005 Brightstar Article
29th April 2005 Brightstar USA
27th April 2005 Brightstar, Epoch, Kullok and Biofeedback
8th April 2005 Brightstar Study
15th February 2005 Brightstar Research Paper Published
27th December 2004 Brightstar in the News
11th June 2004 Conflict of Interest?
7th June 2004 Nottingham University Study

Balance & Coordination, Commercial Dyslexia Centres & Treatments, Dore Achievement Centres

With eight clinics in the UK the Dore Centres are probably the largest company focusing on treating dyslexia via cerebellum and vestibular development. Having been through their programme I can say its worked for me.

Coverage on Myomancy.com

January 17th 2006:Dore Achievement Centres on TV

January 16th 2006:The Problem With Adverts, Commercial Interests and Learning Difficulties

January 11th 2006:Dore Deceptive and Abusive Advertising

January 2nd 2006:Dore / DDAT Posturegraph

June 5th 2005: “It Changed Everything”

February 2nd 2005: Useful Background Article on DDAT

November 27th 2004 Wynford Dore on BBC Radio 5 Live (Download Available)

September 3rd 2004: The Dore Foundation

August 10th 2004: Retrospective Study

August 3rd 2004: Dore Centres on US National TV

July 11th 2004: DDAT Response to Study Criticism

July 8th 2004: DDAT Trial Critique Part 2

July 6th 2004: TV Complaints Upheld

July 6th 2004: Critical Appraisal of DDAT Controlled Trial

June 16th 2004: DDAT, Private Eye and the Daily Telegraph

May 21st 2004: DDAT Release Latest Results from School Study

ADD / ADHD, Books, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Food and Drink, Science

The LCP Solution: The Remarkable Nutritional Treatment For ADHD, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia

Dr Jacqueline Stordy, Malcolm Nicholl

To quote the back cover: “[This book] presents a major breakthrough in the treatment of … ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia”. And it does just that, presenting a clear case for the importance of Long Chain Polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPs) in brain development and the critical role they have with learning problems such as dyslexia.

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Dyslexia, History

A comprehensive history of Dyslexia by a researcher into the genetics of Dyslexia is available online as a PDF file. Another more detailed look at how ideas about Dyslexia have developed from a Clinical Neuropsychology point of view can be found here [PDF].

Autism, Science

BBC Radio 4’s Case Notes programme this week focuses on Autism and how there appears to have to been a rise in frequency from 1 in 1000 in the 1960’s to close to 1 in 100 today. Nothing amazingly new in the programme but a good, balanced discussion on Autism.