Course Apr09: Brain Gym (Special Needs)

Course: Brain Gym (Special Needs) – Fun & Motivation For Learning

Date: 18 April 09 (Sat) – Run 3
Run 2: 4 Apr 2009 (for special needs) FULL
Run 3: 18 Apr 2009 (for special needs)
Run 4: 25 Apr 2009 (for special needs) FULL
Time: 9am to 5pm
Venue: Furama Riverfront Hotel, 405 Havelock Road, Singapore 169633.

Target Audience

* Parents/Caregivers
* Teachers/Educators
* Therapists and Professionals working with/caring for individual with an ASD.
Pre-Requisites
* None
Course Description
Topics Covered include :
  • Background on Brain Gym
  • Brain Gym principles
  • Noticing: Your barometer for optimal brain functions
  • Our 3-Dimensional Brain: The Principles
  • How movement affects learning and the brain
  • Brain Gym Movements
    • PACE: A quick daily Tune Up
    • Movements for Seeing & Reading
    • Movements for Focus & Attention
    • Activities for Positive Attitude
    • Movements for Writing
Objectives of The Course
  • Understanding of Brain Gym principles
  • Use and applications of Brain Gym for specific learning outcomes
  • A personal understanding of how Brain Gym affects the brain and body
  • Increased ability to facilitate students through the noticing process
  • Demonstration of correct Brain Gym movements

Registration Details

Fees: S$280 per participant
VWOs: VCF Approved
VCF Funding pricing at 60% (Singaporean/PR) and 40% (Foreigner)

Trainer: Tan Li-Anne

Tan Li-Anne has been involved with Kinesiology since 2001. She has presented and taught Brain Gym to children, teachers from local and international schools, and corporate organisations. As a practising kinesiologist, Li-Anne has worked with children with developmental delays, learning, sensory and behavioral challenges in Singapore , Indonesia and India . Her training in Optimal Brain Organisation, Early Childhood Reflex integration with Russian Psychologist Dr Svetlana Musgatova and Rhythmic Movement Training with Swedish Psychiatrist Dr Harald Blomberg supports her work. In 2005, she won a Humanitarian Award from the Edu-K Foundation, for trauma relief work with Acehnese tsunami survivors using Brain Gym. Her work has been featured in Singapore Tatler, The New Paper and Channel News Asia.

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