Tag Archives: educational therapists

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 […]

How a Conference Can Inspire Your Curiosity

Have you ever come home from a conference and been so inspired you can’t wait to get back into the classroom, your special education room, or your therapy station? A Professional Conference is great for stimulating your thinking, inspiring your curiosity, and creating dialogue with other educators and therapists. Recently I attended the National Institute […]

5 Reasons to Attend NILD Canada’s Annual Conference

In this day of podcasts, webinars, and social media, why would an educator take the time to attend an educators’ conference? Furthermore, why would educators or parents choose NILD Canada’s Annual Conference? 5 Reasons to Attend the Conference Connect personally with our guest speakers: Dr. Steve Sider, Ph.D and r. Kimberly Maich, PhD, OCT, BCBA. This is […]

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 […]

On the Value of Tenacity

Have you ever noticed that children who have learning challenges tend to grow up to be very tenacious adults? They often have to work extra hard to be noticed in the classroom, they sometimes have social challenges that need extra guidance to work through, and they know that if they give up they will face […]