Is school igniting a love of learning in your child or turning them off to it? Is school helping your child discover his or her unique learning style and how to maximize performance, or diminishing your child’s sense of value and self?
In the book, Neurodiversity: Discovering the Extraordinary Gifts of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and Other Brain Differences, author Thomas Armstrong points out that children with learning challenges also possess extraordinary gifts. Individuals with ADD also have a great capacity for teamwork because they are able to see a bigger picture and both sides of the picture. Individuals with ADHD have what is called “a novelty gene” and their system is always looking for a new, and novel solution. In the global community, this can be a great asset. Individuals with dyslexia often have the capacity to see three-dimensionally, while individuals with autism seem to have a propensity for systems and circuits, making them great candidates for working in the computer industry.
Instead of focusing only on what our children can’t do, I feel it is important to show them what they CAN do that typical linear thinkers can’t do. This is empowering rather diminishing them. When children understand how their minds work, both strengths and weaknesses—with no judgment—they can move from feeling broken to being proud of who they are and what they can share with the world.
The ICWIB activities can help children gain a deeper understanding of how their unique minds work and also help them maximize their performance. In the process they can move from feeling powerless to feeling empowered.
With this in mind, I invite you to explore some of the ICWIB art activities and videos for FREE.
Since the ICWIB program has repeatedly demonstrated its ability to help even young children reduce stress, resolve internal conflict, self-regulate and place their mind in a learning ready state, we think it should be available to any teacher who wants to actively use it in his or her classroom regardless of their ability to pay for the training.
With this in mind, on March 1, 2018, we launched a crowd funding campaign to raise money so we can offer the ICWIB training to 150 teachers preschool and elementary school teachers in the upcoming academic year for FREE.
Would you like to help make this a reality?
In a recent interview Dr. Bruce Lipton said: “…I see this as an opportunity (raising money to train teachers) for all of us to get together and realize we can change the world by changing the programming of our children. If each of us contributes just a small amount of money-the amount of money we would have bought that cappuccino, we can change the world! We must change behavior and the fastest and easiest way to do that today is through ICWIB programming. This is why I wholeheartedly endorse and support Nancy Marie in this effort, because it is not a personal effort, it a global effort. This is a global change for peace and harmony on this planet….”
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