Moves that Mend the Mind

R190.00

Mind Moves – moves that mend the mind is a reference guide for teachers who come across barriers to learning in the classroom on a daily basis. Mind Moves mimic primitive reflexive movement that babies naturally do between conception and the first year of life. These movements wire the brain and body for effective learning and can be done in class to effectively ‘warm up’ the brain for learning.

This is the 2009 edition. 

Mind Moves – moves that mend the mind is a reference guide for teachers who come across barriers to learning in the classroom on a daily basis. Mind Moves mimic primitive reflexive movement that babies naturally do between conception and the first year of life. These movements wire the brain and body for effective learning and can be done in class to effectively ‘warm up’ the brain for learning.

Unfortunately ‘warming up the brain’ may not be enough for learners with specific developmental needs. Such learners might need more specific help and the book also offers practical solutions to:

  • Tactile defensiveness
  • Tactile dormancy
  • Gravitational insecurity
  • Problems with spatial orientation
  • Poor rhythm & timing
  • Problems establishing laterality
  • Problems crossing the midline
  • Low muscle tone
  • Poor pencil grip and control
  • Dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia
  • ADD
  • ADHD
  • Auditory, speech and language delays

Available in English and Afrikaans