Reflex Movement, Creative Expression and the Role of the Arts in Alzheimer’s

By Maria Simeone, Teaching Artist
What does the creative expression of music and dance have to offer those
suffering from Alzheimer’s? Why teach primitive reflexes as creative dance
and musical expression as a nonclinical approach to healing? And who
best to guide the process?
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Rhythm, Tempo and Enhanced Academic Performance

This article appeared in the Dyslexia Association of Singapore Handbook. It is written by Mary Mountstephen MA (SEN) who is an Associate Member of British Dyslexia Association and a Member of Professional Association of Tutors of Students With Specific Learning Difficulties
She is also a qualified practitioner of The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology, specializing in the field of Neuromotor Immaturity and in the use of movement programmes to address underperformance and underachievement academically in students aged 4-11
In this article she draws attention to research and practice in the use of physical, rhythmic movement programmes as part of interventions to improve literacy skills.
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So You Think You Can Roll

A new article by Julia Dive.
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Book Review:

Help Your Child To Learn (book review) and Move to Learn (DVD review)
This is a great article, and can be found in UNCENSORED online magazine.
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Developmental Learning Steps

The long awaited complete article by Veronica Steer BApp ScOT, RegOT, AccOT about developmental learning steps.
Highly informative in an easy to follow format.
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A Neurological Look at Handwriting in the Classroom

A new article from Jenny Cluning, (graduate of the Diploma course in Neuro-Developmental Delay offered by the Institute of Neuro-Physiological Psychology in Chester UK –  Certified Move to Learn Practitioner with a certificate in Bilateral Integration – trained in Extra Lesson and Rhythmic Movement Levels 1, 2 & 3 and  a qualified provider in Johansen Individualised Auditory Stimulation (JIAS) program and The Listening Program (TLP)
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A new article from Mary Mountstephen!
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Movement and Learning: the importance of unstructured play versus playing on the computer
Natalie Garmson, is a certified infant massage instructor (C.I.M.I), and internationally qualified as a Massage in Schools Instructor (M.I.S.I) with Massage in Schools Australia Inc. Natalie is the Research Officer and Mendeley & Co-ordinator for the International Association of Infant Massage and has written several interesting articles. Her background is in science and aromatherapy.
Youll find her articles posted in her blog:

An article on communication between parents of special needs children and teachers

by Felicity Dryer
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Words, Words, Words

A short article by Barbara Pheloung
“This works like a miracle for teachers who despair about the poor listeners in their classrooms. Concentration improves when students actually understand what those small words really mean. Instructions no longer sound like Greek.”
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Primitive Reflexes and their Impact on Learning

An interesting article by Mary Mountstephen MA (SEN) Associate Member of British Dyslexia Association
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For information on the history, theory and methods of Neurological Reorganisation, explore this amazing site!.

Bette Lamont
Executive Director
Developmental Movement Centre — Seattle, USA.