Finding an Ethical and Skilled Practitioner

Neurological Reorganization is both an old and a growing therapeutic model for children or adults with gaps in their development or with any form of injury to the Central Nervous System.  Training in Neurological Reorganization is an in-depth extended training.  We do not do two week courses, but rather a minimum of one year of […]

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Hemiplegia

  Q:  A friend’s child has been diagnosed with hemiplegia.  Can Neurological Reorganization help her? A:  Yes, the Neurological Reorganization (N.R.) work would be an appropriate approach, and here is something about Neurological Reorganization that is hard for people to ‘get’:   We don’t treat particular diagnoses.  What we treat are any gaps in the developmental […]

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Does anything work for my child?

Q:  I have recently been feeling that none of the alternative interventions are very successful, Neurofeedback, Neurological Reorganization, diet and biomedical approaches.  Nothing seems to work for my child. Response: I really do hear the pain of trying to make these difficult decisions about how to help your child and what to do next.  Sarge […]

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The crawling makes my child anxious

“My adopted daughter is having a really big response to crawling.  How can such a simple activity cause her to feel anxious?” These feelings are real and strong.  Babies are so vulnerable and their feelings at this stage of their development are life and death kinds of issues — will someone come for me when […]

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No longer locked in emotional immaturity

[My daughter] has already shown signs of movement and is not asking to be babied all the time; she has moved from bottle and pacifier craving to the clinging shadowing of the toddler and has shown signs of moving away from an ultra naive state to being able to realize what serves her and when […]

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Tummy Time and Back Sleeping

Tummy Time Why babies need more of it than they’re getting. By Brian Mossop Don’t be afraid to put babies on their tummies when they’re awake In the early 1940s, Dr. Harold Abramson, a New York pediatrician, pored over heartrending reports of babies who accidentally suffocated while they slept. As he reviewed case after case, […]

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Are my O.T. exercises the same as Neurological Reorganization?

Comment: I never heard of NR until I happened on this site. Our  childwas very young when we started OT and  they did do a lot of brain reorganization exercises like obstacle courses although I’m not sure that is at all like NR. Response:  The brain reorganization exercises  you worked with challenge the cortical brain, […]

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I just got a diagnosis……now what?

Remember that in mental health diagnoses the label is a description of the presenting behavior, not a sound analysis of the causes or drivers of that behavior.  In a sense it leaves you no further ahead …….or behind.  It just describes what is,  on the basis of a  specific list of criteria. This does not […]

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Now that you have started the program

You have had your first Functional Neurodevelopmental Assessment and it is likely you had insights into the drivers of you or your child’s behaviors that have inspired you to do the daily work to organize your child’s brain to a highly level of functioning. Now you are looking forward to 40 minutes a day of […]

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Help! It’s the holidays and my child is falling apart!

The holiday time with all of the lights, the general excitement, does penetrate their consciousness and I am wondering if that is part of your child’s dysregulation this month.  To keep things moving forward you might want to consider keeping it low key, regular bedtimes, no change in diet (i.e. keep the treats low), etc. […]

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