Disconnected Kids : The Groundbreaking Brain Balance Program for Children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and Other Neurological Disorders

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-06
  • Publisher: Perigee Trade
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Based on years of scientific research and used to successfully treat approximately 1,000 children to date, Dr. Robert Melillo's Brain Balance Program addresses not just the symptoms of what's plaguing our kids-but the cause. In Disconnected Kids, Dr. Melillo presents an individualized at-home program that allows readers to assess, address, and even correct their child's neurological disconnects using simple physical, sensory, and academic exercises. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Dr. Robert Melillo is a world- renowned chiropractic neurologist, professor, and researcher in childhood neurological disorders. Published in journals, he heads a foundation and a clinic.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction: Stopping the Worst Childhood Epidemic of Our Timep. ix
Disconnected Kidsp. 1
Different Symptoms, One Problem: Understanding the Minds of Disconnected Childrenp. 3
Children's Brains Really are Changeable: How the Developing Brain Is Wiredp. 15
When the Brain Misbehaves: A Left Brain, Right Brain Disconnectp. 25
What's Causing it All?: Let's Stop Confusing the Issuep. 49
Left Brain, Right Brain: One Can't Grow Strong Without the Otherp. 63
The Melillo At-Home Brain Balance Programp. 73
Reconnecting the Brain: The Ten Principles of the Brain Balance Programp. 75
Master Hemispheric Checklist: Identifying a Left or a Right Brain Deficiencyp. 82
Hemispheric Home Sensory-Motor Assessment: How to Detect a Left or a Right Brain Deficiencyp. 94
Sensory-Motor Exercises: Training the Brain Through Physical Stimulationp. 149
Neuroacademic Assessment and Home Activities: Aiming for a Better Gradep. 184
What Should I Feed My Child?: Brain Balance Nutrition Planp. 213
Home Behavior Modification Plan: Getting Back to Normalp. 236
Defining Functional Disconnection Syndrome: Putting the Left Brain and the Right Brain in Perspectivep. 256
Indexp. 263
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