Parenting ADHD Children: The Whole-Brain Child

What is the Whole-Brain Child?

This is a concept introduced in a fascinating book called ‘The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind,’ written by Dr. Daniel J. Siegel and Dr. Tina Payne Bryson.

The Message: Children’s brains are different from ours. For one...

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Nature Deficit Disorder: Prescribing nature to our children

Nature Deficit Disorder is a term coined by Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle. Louv’s hypothesis is that human beings, especially children, are spending less time outdoors, resulting in a wide range of behavioral problems.

Springboard Clinic has long been a supporter of a holistic approach to health, coaching clients on how to incorporate physical activity, for example, into their daily routine. So, when we heard the term “Nature Deficit Disorder” for the first time we were intrigued.

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