Tag Archives: educational therapist

How NILD Educational Therapy Helps Dyslexia

Dyslexia affects 1 in 10 people. Do you or a loved one have dyslexia? Statistics show that 1 in 10 people suffer with dyslexia. Those are very high odds. What is life like when you struggle to read every day? As an NILD Educational Therapist, I already knew that our therapy program was beneficial for […]

Tutoring? Educational Therapy? What’s the difference?

Enjoy today’s guest post by one of our therapists, Lindsey Koppert. I have always been passionate about helping struggling learners. As a former classroom teacher and tutor, I was always frustrated that I couldn’t really help the students who needed my help the most. No matter how much extra time I spent tutoring them, they […]

Why I chose to train as an Educational Therapist

Enjoy today’s guest post by one of our therapists, Naomi Cunningham. I learned about NILD Educational Therapy when I was in a brain development class, while doing my Honours Bachelor of Child Development. As I listened, a light switched on for me, Educational Therapy made total sense! Based on research in brain plasticity, I was passionate about […]

Modelling A Positive Outlook

As I was walking along our local beach last week to enjoy the last throes of summer, it felt like the seagulls had reclaimed the territory after all the summer tourists left. Wandering through the sand, I noticed one seagull limping, trying desperately to catch up with the other ones in the group. Suddenly the […]

Interview with Two Education Experts – NILD Conference Guest Speakers

We are delighted to have Dr. Christina Belcher and Shari Pyle speaking at our upcoming conference: Engaging the Mind for Cognitive Change, April 21, 22, 2017 at Tyndale University College, Toronto, ON. Both of these guest speakers draw on a wealth of experience in the field of education and are excited to share their knowledge […]

Hire a Tutor to Crack the Code?

AHHH! School is about to begin and I still don’t have a tutor in place to help my struggling student succeed at his subjects. And is a tutor even the answer? As the first day of school approaches, tension fills the air in many homes. Will this year be as challenging as last? How can […]