NEUROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION IS THE KEY TO
OVERCOMING ADD, ADHD, LEARNING DISABILITIES-
LEARNING DISABILITIES - is a term referring to a general
or specific difficulty with a motor or academic task -
visual, reading, audio, math and spelling. It can refer to a disorder in one or more basic psychological processes
involved in using language,spoken or written.
This may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen,
talk, think, speak, write, spell, and various general organizational skills. The child may be unable to
organize thought patterns, sentence structure, and ideas.
He or she may have an average, below average or even
a very high I.Q. If the child does not get the proper
treatment, the child will become a prisoner
IF A CHILD DOES NOT GET THE PROPER
NEUROLOGICAL ORGANIZATIONAL TRAINING
they will become a prisoner for life...
In Latin - the word - 'DOCTOR MEANS TEACHER
In English - the word - 'DOCTOR means one who
prescribes drugs and gives out prescriptions -
MEDICATIONS WILL NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM NOR
CHANGE THE CAUSE OF THE UNDERLINE CONDITIONS
MEDICATIONS WILL ONLY REDUCE THE SYMPTOMS
NON-INVASIVE NEUROLOGICAL METHODS CAN IMPROVE
THE CONDITIONS WITHOUT USING
THE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENT IN READING IS NOT
SEEING WORDS & LETTERS - BUT---
READING THOUGHTS & IDEAS-
WITH OUT EYE STRAIN AND IN A 'COMFORT ZONE'.
THE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENT IN UNDERSTANDING
MATH IS UNDERSTAND THE SEQUENCE OF NUMBERS -
THE INTERNAL UNDERSTANDING OF LEFT & RIGHT
AND THE CONCEPTS OF -'POSITIVE & NEGITIVE' -
THESE BE UNDERSTOOD - Internally
HOW DO WE SEE? WE SEE VIA LIGHTS RAYS WHICH
ENTER THRU THE EYE AND INTO THE BRAIN.
how DO WE HEAR? WE HEAR VIA SOUND WAVES.
AT THE MOMENT OF CONCEPTION, THE CHILD BEGINS
TO DEVELOP THE INTERNAL NEUROLOGICAL
DEVELOPMENT NEEDED FOR LEARNING- IF THE CHILD
DOES NOT HAVE THE POSITIVE ENERGY FIELD NEED
FOR PROPER DEVELOPMENT-
AS A TEACHER, THERE ARE COME CASES MEDICATIONS HAVE TO BE USED. MEDICATION WILL CALM THE CHILD DOWN AND PREVENT THE CHILD FROM INJURING
HIMSELF OR HERSELF OR OTHERS
AND IT WILL BRING SOME DEGREE OF 'SANITY' TO
THE PARENTS, TEACHERS AND SCHOOL
According to the DSM-IV-TR -the official comic book of
the American Psychiatric Association "ADD/ADHD,
LEARNING DISABILITIES maybe treated
with visual training and changes in Improving DIET & NUTRITION"
The American Psychiatric Association's
Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -
does not have scientific evidence to prove
medication will improve the underline cause
of the problem -
medication will only reduce the symptoms.
MEDICATIONS HAVE NO 'SIDE EFFECTS' ONLY EFFECTS- MOST EFFECTS -IN THE LONG RUN - ARE NEGATIVE...
EVERY PERSON HAS A DIFFERENT TOLERANCE
DRUGS ONLY SUPPRESS THE SYMPTOMS
PARENTS- YOU MUST ADDRESS
THE UNDERLINE CAUSE OF THE PROBLEM...
ONE IN TEN CHILDREN IN AMERICA IS ON MEDICATIONS
10 MILLION CHILDREN IN AMERICA ARE ON DANGEROUS PSYCHOTIC MEDICATIONS-
THOSE WHO DO NOT CHANGE DO NOT KNOW THEIR CHAINS
FIRST THING TO DO IS TO CHECK THE CHILD'S VISION IMPROVING YOUR THE CHILD'S DIET CAN
ADD/ADHD,LEARNING DISABILITIES, HYPERACTIVITY
HEARING - may be another issue
IF a child has poor hearing it may present a problem. You may want to have
the child's hearing checked out. Some behavior optometrist's may be able to
check for hearing problems. There are some issues 'of hearing and timing'.
For some children, the brain takes longer time to process the hearing
A child may be answering the 'first' question when the teacher is asking
is asking question number two or question number three.
CLINICAL ECOLOGY - deals with the environmental issues. Allergies, mold, lighting.mercury (Hg) in vaccines, chemicals in the foods, fluoride in the water,mercury in dental work and root channels- which is right next to thebrain. Orthomolecular nutrition is a specialized way to develop neurological organization skills.
NEUROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION EXERCISES will help
children who have a learning disability. These special
exercises will ease efficiency in movement as the child
moves in 'space'. This will allow the person to conserve
energy and concentrate on the intellectual task at learning.
For some children, even the simple task of walking a
balance beam may address this problem.
The mastery of balance is essential to the efficiency of
learning. If a child cannot catch a ball without using their
body as a basket, maybe a sign of a learning disability
or it can be a sign of a visual disability.
If a child who cannot track a ball with their eyes may be
unable to follow words on a page.
Does the child have difficulty riding a bike?
Does the child walk erratically? Appear awkward and uncoordinated?
Does the child/adult walk using his left leg with/ left arm and then right leg with movement in the right arm- the way gorilla walks-
Are the toes pointed in or pointed out?
Toes pointed in could be convergence of vision/ thought patterns?
Toes pointed out- would illustrate a divergence of vision & thought patterns.
Does the child support themselves by leaning on a desk,
table or wall?
Children who bump into things may be unable to judge distances.
Many children/adults lack depth perception and
lack a sense of self in space.
THESE MODALITIES SHOULD BE CHECKED BY A VISUAL EXAM...
STNR -(symmetric tonic neck reflex) - this is an automatic movement (reflex) that develops when a child is between
four and eight months of age. When this reflex is not
integrated (matured) through, proper, and
sufficient crawling, the immature reflex
contributes to discomfort, poor coordination,
poor attention, in tasks as writing
FINE Motor this is the motor skill the last to develop
and uses the smaller muscles. It is the term used to
describe writing, coloring, playing a musical instrument.
GROSS MOTOR - this is a term to describe running,
throwing a ball, shooting a basketball, playing soccer,
running, walking, uses larger muscles - this is the
first motor skill to develop.
LEARNING Disabilities have nothing to do with intelligence there are many famous people who have Learning Disabilities, ADD, Dyslexia who are highly intelligent. The best way to determine these moralities is a professional diagnosis by a behavior optometrist. The problem is usually visual - but the visual problem is in the internal neurological system - which
is controlled by a number of 'overload' of internal
These negative fractures include poor diet, sugar, white flour, dairy, cow's milk, aspartame, MSG, Fluoride in the water
which can reduce IQ, a lack of protein which can reduce
amino acid function, lack of vitamins, minerals and enzymes which have a negative effect on the neurotransmitters.
These negative fractures will cause the child to be unable to concentrate on task before them, disorientation of time
& space. Stop to think - which hand is left or right.
These ADD/ADD,L/D children have frequent mood swings,
lack of concentration, forgetfulness, reading problems,
difficulty getting organized and solving problems, chronic procrastination, a sense of under achievement (not getting it together), impulsive speaking, needless worrying, starting
new tasks without completion, depression, low tolerance for stress,and difficulty managing time.
PREPARE YOUR CHILD TO SUCCEED IN SCHOOL-
Parents must take an active part in helping their child to overcome ADD,ADHD, Hyperactivity,
Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia -
ONE THE OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN- sons and daughters
who have a parent or father/mother in law who has
Alzheimer's or Parkinson's - you can follow the same
protocols and apply as needed---
For children one way to give structure is to arrange a
definite time and a quiet place to do homework...
CONSISTENCY is most important...
Get a DIARY and use it every day marking down the diet,
what they ate, did they drink diet soda?
TIME - they watched TV - Computer Video Games
Facebook Tweeter ?
Remember TV, Computers, Microwaves all emit radiation
It is important that young children go to bed at an early time
and at the same time every night. Some children watch TV
&play video games until 12 o'clock or 1 AM- if you allow
this the child will not have the proper mental development needed for the learning process- to develop- So - an early bedtime every night and the same time every night-
For children school classroom work - spends a lot of
time on paper and pencil tasks Parents should get a
little desk and let the child get used to sitting at a
desk and reading
Let the child who may be -HYPERACTIVE- to crawl
on the floor - left arm and right leg right leg and
left arm in creeping & crawling motions -
The KEY to this exercise is to focus an object -
about 5-10 feet as they are - creeping & crawling
older children, teenagers who are - hyperactive -
as well as Alzheimer's & Parkinson's patients-
this will help--- after- this exercise -
let them read a book, draw or read a story to them---
MATH MOST BE TAUGHT INTERNALLY -
READING- Encourage your child to read - get an eye
exam- Go over their HOMEWORK- this is most important -
Encourage your child to READ TO YOU. Leave your
child -notes- & messages - a time log - and daily instructions
for the day... Encourage some type of hobby- collecting
coins, rocks, stamps, ant farm, what ever...Make a list
of TV shows and Internet programs- they can watch
and be careful of what they are watching - some
Internet programs are not good for grownups and adults.
Play games with the children- Scrabble, Spill &
Spell, Monopoly...keep in touch with their classroom
teacher via e-mail....you may want to ask their
classroom teacher - if they think - the child may
have a - LEARNING DISABILITY ?
---get an eye exam by a -Behavior Optometrist ---
CLASSIFYING- If you have an ADD, L/D child or taking
care of a Alzheimer's / Parkinson's parent or in-law-
have them help around the the home and make
them feel important- Give them various jobs:
putting away groceries- ask them what
the package contains-spell the word- spell the
name on the package without looking - backwards- ,
match the socks, write a grocery list, help with cooking-
name color concepts, strips may not match with solids,
work on writing a -diary what foods they eat-? ...notice
how they write! A/D- & ADD folks will both write with
large & usually 'slanted' letters? Can you read the
handwriting? Are there words missing? Letters
and numbers written backwards? Poor handwriting
will indicate a possible learning disability or dyslexia...
In the elderly, poor handwriting may indicate a
possible beginning sign of possible Alzheimer's-
ARITHMETIC - Go over your child's homework. If the
child is doing subs traction, addition, multiplication,
division- notice if the numbers are - organized and
in line...(if the numbers are not straight- and organized
- this may be 'dyslexia'...thus be sure to get them a
visual exam. Ask your child- or perhaps elderly parent
or in-law- to help you with the cooking and baking.
Introduce to them concepts of dozen and
half dozen, percentages, cooking times,
measuring of ingredients, record child's height
and weight. Have them count the silverware and
set the table, compare prices at the supermarket,
have child check the grocery bill. For checking
a possible problem with 'dyslexia' remember- to
notice how a child writes a math problem - are the
numbers in order? Can you under sand the
handwriting? Can you read the numbers?
Are the numbers clear, in line and organized?
BOYS- are movement, motion & auditory
GIRLS- visual skills & fine motor skills
Plan activities around their gender, age,interest & abilities
Girls are better at fine motor skills- cooking, cleaning
dishes, young girls usually play - hula-hoops, painting,
skipping rope, hopscotch, dusting the room,
cleaning up, sweeping the floor, tying, answering
phone calls,cooking, braiding plant hangers,
macrame', paperwork, sewing, cutting, pasting,
braiding their hair, playing with clay...while boys
would be more likely to be throwing clay, throwing
a paper airplane, girls would use a ruler to measure
things while boys would use a ruler- as a play sword.
Boys would do activities which involve movement-
throwing a football, kicking a soccer ball, hitting &
catching a baseball, playing basketball, -activities
of motion, movement and auditory activities -
as in football, basketball, soccer. Girls would be
more likely to stay in their seats and remain quiet
while boys would more likely be throwing papers
into a garbage can- called -'garbage can basketball'.
Usually as a teacher whenever I substituted a class-
"it was always the two or three girls who would sit in the
front of the class and do the assignment while the boys
would - 'zone out' to the back of the class. Thus- girls
would be more likely to be secretaries, office
workers, check-out retail jobs, teachers, nurses-
occupations which require - FINE MOTOR SKILLS-
Boys would be more inclined to become
policemen, fireman,plumbers, truck drivers, landscape
workers, GROSS MOTOR SKILLS - so plan the
active and inactive activities around their interests and
AUDITORY SKILLS- Teach the child to remember
their 'telephone number'- and ask if they can say it
backwards- Dr Hodes taught me this trick- repeat the
telephone number -forward and backwards- A good way
to have the youngsters to remember spelling words:
FOR SPELLING 'spell' the word forwards & backwards
REPEAT THE WORD FORWARDS & BACKWARDS-
For example - say the word - 's-p-e-l-l-i-n-g'
* now say the word backwards 'g-n-i-l-l-e-p-s'
Teach this to a ADD child or an A/D patient- Works
great for ADD and people who are - 'dyslexic' now:
'spell the word backwards'-
Teach the child - A/D patient - to repeat the word
over & over-again- teach them to spell their home address,
read to the child and ask them questions- ask them to
tell you the events of the day, what did they do in school
today? 'What did they learn today? Who is their teacher?
Spell the name of the school? Who is the principal?
Recite nurse rhymes and jingles to the child, read to the
child, and keep a scrapbook---
VISION IS 90% OF CLASSROOM LEARNING!
VISION - THINK OF A COMPUTER HARDWARE SYSTEM-
BEFORE A CHILD REACHES THE AGE OF 6 YEARS- THEIR
'HARD- DRIVE' SYSTEM HAS BEEN PROGRAMED.
School textbooks are wrong- Vision is NOT like a camera
with an upside down picture shown on the back of the eye-
Vision entails the entire neurological system, the brain,
spinal system, nervous system, skeletal system, and
the muscles of the eye-
VISUAL SKILLS- We have a entire program of 'visual
skill exercises for children as well as for adults who
have Alzheimer's & Parkinson's----
There are 'fine' visual skills- playing card games,
puzzles, describe objects from memory, reading, music-
These are games for GROSS MOTOR SKILLS-
shooting basketballs, throwing a football, kicking a soccer
ball- FINE MOTOR SKILLS for young children are drawing,
art work, coloring books, crayons, playing an instrument-
However- playing an instrument, doing art work, throwing
a ball - which are common PE program activities-
In conclusion, USE YOUR IMAGINATION to create a
positive learning atmosphere. Think positive. Be creative.
Keep the child in a nurturing, non-threatening,
As a teacher for over 20 years, one thing I noticed most -
either students were awake and learning or asleep
/ day dreaming - and not learning. Sometimes it's
best - let 'sleeping dogs lie'.
According to Feldenkrais, "Two states of existence
are commonly distinguished: waking and sleeping".
Some children in the classroom- go into their
'comfort zone'...behaving 'well' so they can get a passing
grade. Perhaps, as a 'substitute' teacher for many a
class , students would say- to fellow 'classmates'...
'be quite' or the principal would get us a stricter teacher.'-
for at least, it made the day---- go easier. Every class
usually has a few students - who- do the assignments-
usually two or three girls - who sit in the front row- stay
quite and do the assignment. While many of the rest,
would stay towards the back of the room and 'zone out'.
So existence, there are two states: waking and
sleeping. According to Feldenkrais, there is a
'third state': awareness...this is the questionable state
when it comes to 'whether or not a child /adult has a
learning disability or dyslexia...a cranial distortion or whatever....
There are many exercises one can do to improve -
'vision' Thur movement. These exercises can improve
ones mental outlook as well as helping people
who have Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ADD, ADHD,
Learning Disabilities, Hyperactivity, dyslexia, heart disease
and many other modalities. But, - first one must have a
positive mental outlook and an 'awareness' of -self-
First read this passage from a book ti tiled 'Awareness of Movement by MosheFeldenkrais - "Everyman- has two worlds: a personal world of his own and the external world common to us all."
Feldenkrais goes on to write- "In my personal world,
the universe and all living things exist only as long as I live,
my world is born with me and dies and disappears
together with me. In the great world we all share I am
no more than a drop of water in the sea or a grain of
sand in the desert. My life and death hardly affect the
great world at all."
However, most important- do not let a family member who
has any of these modalities feel that - 'they are not
needed'. Their lives are important - they are important
family members- this is most important -
the positive outlook!
I wanted to say a few words about the New Jersey State
Law concerning the eleven categories of disabilities:
Speech and Language impaired
Blind or partially - sighted
Mentally retarded (educable and trainable)
Chronically ill and those who do not fit into above
According to Dr Hodes...."Developmental / Behavioral Optometric Care is extremely beneficial to the child with educational disabilities. Visual motor skills combined with motoric efficiency- form the underlying base and basis of perception and cognitive upstanding of SYMBOLS AND
SPACE, PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION-MAKING".
Developmental disabilities, discrepancies and impairments
are the results of genetic inheritance or heredity- the child
does not develop properly in the womb. Other causes of
these learning disabilities are congenital, showing up at
birth while others appear perfectly normal at birth.
Other disabilities are acquired accidents, developmental
delays, lack of neuro-physiological-motoric integration,
cerebral allergies, malnutrition, sublimated vertebrae, psychosomatic defects and illness, and other causes,
such as birth injuries, toxemia, heavy toxic metals as
lead poisoning and mercury poisoning from silver fillings-
'Talking it out' - it is the belief of the modern educational
system - that these learning disabilities- can just be -
'talked out.' The administrator would take the child into
their office - talk to the child - call the parent- the child
'study team' will interview the child- they will write up
some papers - and 'blow some 'smoke into the child's face
as- in the case of 'bullying'- but does it solve
the underline problem?
Teachers must submit lesson plans, attend teacher conferences, be tested, analyzed, label each child, proper evaluation, and the child 'placed' in the 'appropriate class'.
The school nurse will check the child's vision -
using a poster placed TEN FEET AWAY. We read a elbow's length-
WHAT CAN BE DONE TO AMELIORATE THE CONDITION?-
Dr Hodes went on to conclude...."hasn't it become clear that unless and until the underlining, BASIC core processes
have been put into proper working order, integration,
synchrony and balance, the child will still be
underachieving and suboptimal functioning?"
Many children & adults have learning disabilities. Their intelligence is normal and they
have no physical disabilities like blindness or deafness. Learning disabilities are the
result of their brains do not process information in the most effective manner-
remembering, thinking, seeing & hearing.
LEARNING DISABILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING-
DYSLEXIA - reading diffficulties
DYSGRAPHIA - writing difficulties
DYSCALCULIA - problems in math- mathmatical operations
ADD/ADHD - problems paying attentionor concentrating
MOTOR CONTROL PROBLEMS - are difficulties in using their bodies-properly-
THE KEY IS THE BRAIN-
THE KEY TO LEARNING IS THE BRAIN-
Information comes to the brain - through the five senses-
VISION, HEARING, SMELL, TASTE, & TOUCH-
NEURONS - (nerve cells)
The Human Body is Electrical
Messages- from the senses - are in the form of electrical impulses- travel the
neuron to neuron system by CHEMICALS - called NEUROTRANSMITTERS-
HOW DO WE THINK?
The gift of 'thinking' comes from GOD!
True thinking is PRAYER!
If we eat other foods, drinks, chemicals, man made 'foods' GMO- (genetic
modified foods)- as in today's - dairy products- This effects the neurological
chemical system... thus preventing clear- 'thinking.'
TO UNDERSTAND THE CONCEPT OF NEUROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION -
THINK ABOUT THIS ANALOGY OF PLATO-
PLATO'S - THE PARABLE OF THE CAVE -'
IN THE 7TH BOOK OF PLATO'S REPUBLIC-
the story begins with the ' Parable of the Cave'
in this story, plato wanted to show 'how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened-
"The philosopher draws a picture of human beings living in an underground den, all
of them from childhood chained with their backs to the light so that 'all' -
they see is moving shadowscast upon the opposite wall.
The world of shadows is the world of popular beliefs. To these people "truth would
be literaly nothing but the shadow of images". (1)
Plato tells us "to imagine what would happen if the "prisoners (prisoners of the
MIND) were released and disabused of their erro...if any of them is suddenly compelled to
turn and face the light...the glare blinds him and he suffers a sharp pain..if he reluctantly
dragged up into the world outside world of sunlight - he is at first dazed....after they
are accustomed to the new vision, all reality wll appear different...He will see the
difference between shadow and substance...he will know that -POPULAR BELIEF IS
ERROR... Ifno- he should return - WHAT A DIFFERENCE THERE WOULD BE BETWEEN
HIS NEW WISDOM AND THAT WHICH IS THE DEN PASSED FOR WISDOM" (2)
THE EDUCATED MAN - THINKS DIFFERENTLY
His beliefs are different from whose of the herd..he is gaining a different conception
of what believing - itself is" (3)
Everett Dean Martin " The meaning of a Liberal Education"
published in 1929 New York City
Fom Reading this book, I can see how knowledable the educational level was years ago
compared to today's times. Isn't the media, TV. Internet, Facebook, Twiter
Hollywood movies', school systems, churches, theater, college, etc. -
'A WORLD OF SHADOWS'......
Do you know- ?
this eye exam does not work well for many students
because we read at elbows length NOT 10/FT AWAY
Most ICE CREAM is loaded with toxic chemicals