Babies Naturally

  She is here at last! He has finally arrived! Nothing in a family is more exciting than the arrival of the new baby. Here, nestled in your arms is a being so complete and perfect, yet so unfinished. All the potentials of the adult are in evidence, but the distinct qualities of this large-eyed, […]

Continue Reading

The Cerebellum, The ‘Lesser Brain’

The following synopsis summarizes an article which appeared in the August, 2003 issue of Scientific American. The article is 7 pages in length and can be obtained through Scientific American, Inc., 415 Madison Avenue, NY, NY 10017-1111. “Rethinking the ‘Lesser Brain” By James Bower¹ and Lawrence Parsons² Located upon the brain stem is a small […]

Continue Reading

Having Problems? Maybe Your Brain’s Not Working!

An Interview with Bette Lamont By Cat Saunders Seven out of ten people-–around the world and in every culture–-suffer some amount of brain trauma in the process of being born. After that, someone may get hit on the head, fall off a bicycle, or have a car accident. In addition to these mishaps, some people […]

Continue Reading

Brain Blamed for Teen ‘Stroppiness’, from the BBC

Scientists have discovered that the brain’s centre of reasoning is among the last areas to mature. The finding, by a team at the US National Institute of Mental Health, may help to explain why teenagers often seem to be so unreasonable. Researchers used imaging techniques to show “higher order” brain areas do not develop fully […]

Continue Reading

Auditory Processing

  By Susan Scott Many clients that we work with experience some type of auditory processing problem. The effect of this on a person’s life can be very disruptive, whether the symptom is auditory inattentiveness, hypersensitivity to sound, or inability to decode what is being heard. The following article will outline some of the neurological […]

Continue Reading

Time for Tummies

Time for Tummies By Jane Samuel Published April 2011 Adoption Today Magazine Summary: In our journey to heal our youngest daughter from her developmental delays we returned to the true basics – crawling, creeping, rocking, and touch. In the world of therapy it is called neuro-reorganization, but in our house it is just called tummies […]

Continue Reading

Anorexia and the Brain

By Dr. Cat Saunders   Seven out of ten people—around the world in every culture—suffer some amount of brain trauma just being born. After that, people may get hit on the head, fall off a bicycle have a car accident, or perhaps just collide with a cupboard door so that they “see stars.” In addition […]

Continue Reading

What we do and Why

Your initial Functional Neurodevelopmental Evaluation allows us to observe sensory and motor skills at different levels of the central nervous system. We base our conclusions and your program on the following principles: 1.)The brain is a hierarchy with the higher brain dependent on the integrity of lower brain levels for full functioning. If there is […]

Continue Reading

Learning and Movement

Bette Lamont Swooping, diving, reaching and pounding, the body, articulate and bold, moves before us, a pleasure to behold. It has been suggested and observed by many writers on movement education that clear and articulate movement reflects clear and articulate mental processes; that those who move well, learn well. So we send our children to […]

Continue Reading

Attachment, Mothers and Early Developmental Movement

Bette Lamont, Neurological Reorganization practitioner, trainer and lecturer, Seattle, Washington, USA     Attachment, one of the most important components of a healthy child’s experience, is also a topic of great interest in parenting and therapeutic circles. The rising tide of violent behavior amongst our children, including bullying, physical harming of other children, high risk […]

Continue Reading