In this book, author Pamela Formosa shares how she uses occupational therapy and Brain Gym techniques to empower children to grow, take risks, and not be afraid of all life has to offer. She invites you to enjoy the inspirational stories of children's successes as well as futher your understanding as to how movement enhances learning and performance. She also introduces you to the Brain Gym program, developed by Paul and Gail Dennison, and demonstrates how its structure empowers children to grow and succeed.
Using simple, down to earth language and real life examples, Pam helps the reader to understand why children may struggle with attention, learning and behavior. Using her occupational therapy background, she explores underlying developmental issues that can interfere with a child's ability to function well, in and out of the classroom. She then offers a simple structure, using the Brain Gym program, to address and develop these skills.