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"After just two months of therapy, she went up two grades and hit national standard in reading and writing. She is much more confident in herself because she is actually achieving things."
Marieke Waghorn, Parent, Katikati
The Developmental Learning Centre is located in Greerton, Tauranga, led by Rosemary Murphy a learning difficulties expert and pioneer of 100% natural therapies. Rosemary and her team have decades of combined experience in the delivery of Developmental Movement Therapy and Auditory Retraining Therapy
Rosemary Murphy, Founder and Learning & Behavioural Difficulties Expert, B.Ed., Dip. Tchg., Grad. Dip. L.D.
Unlike other treatments, we take a 100% natural and holistic approach to learning and behavioural difficulties.
Instead of looking at your child's symptoms on a superficial level, we look for the underlying causes and are then able to address the different physical, social, intellectual and emotional aspects to ensure lasting change.
Our therapies are proven to work for children with learning and behavioural difficulties, helping them achieve success in learning and in life.
Our therapists have decades of teaching and clinical experience and are educated to post graduate level to ensure your child is getting the best support.
Our team are aware of the challenges families face when their child is experiencing learning difficulties and offer on-going support and encouragement every step of the way.
Our centres are warm and nurturing environments that put children at ease so they can make the most of their therapy.
(Integrated Listening Systems™)
This therapy uses filtered music to mature the pathways in the brain needed to recognise different sounds when reading and spelling and to process spoken language quickly and efficiently. Auditory Retraining Therapy is also used to treat children who are easily overwhelmed, hypersensitive and anxious, and have difficulty regulating their emotions.
(Extra Lesson ™)
Research has shown that learning and behavioural difficulties are a result of developmental issues in a child's early years. This means the natural pathways and faculties needed for learning to be easeful do not fully develop, and the child is not ready to learn. By repeating early childhood movement patterns, we are able to 'rewire' the brain to rebuild the pathways for success.
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