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The Myth

ABOUT ROBIN PAUC

 

  • Past Assistant Professor (Clinical Neurology), Carrick Institute, Cape Canaveral.
  • Lectured internationally – clinical neurology / postnatal development of the brain
  • Researcher – 14 papers on the learning and behavioural issues published
  • Author – Bestselling Is That My Child? / The Brain Food Plan / Could it be You? – / Mindful Parenting / A Picture of Elf / The Good Doctor / The Myth / Also, 3 anatomy books.

WHY THE MYTH?

Originally, all the so-called learning and/or behavioural issues of childhood were no more than observations of discrete symptoms. However, over a period of time these observations insidiously became conditions. And that has stuck. The problem now is that having placed the child in their little pigeonhole there is no effective treatment because this method fails to identify the underlying cause.

If we are going to change the way we think about learning and behavioural disorders, it needs to be parent-driven.

My approach is to listen to the parent and the child so that I can identify all their little signs and symptoms, and having done so, then attribute each and every symptom to a specific area of the brain which I can then treat with the various tools I have developed along the way.

In The Myth, I lay out and explain what the so-called “conditions” really are, what causes developmental delays, how they can be diagnosed and treated. And that they are not life-long conditions. Knowledge is said to be power and therefore I would hope to empower parents with that knowledge and show them clearly the truth about these “conditions” and the powers that would deceive us.

Parents need to understand the basics of brain development and to get to grips with just how long it takes to grow a human brain – a quarter of a century – in order to really understand what can so often go wrong along the way. Only then can parents demand the right diagnosis, treatment and education that their child not only needs but deserves.

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THE BOOK

At least one in five children experiences some form of learning or behavioural difficulty during their formative years.

But as Robin Pauc explains in The Myth, the “conditions” with which so many children are diagnosed do not in reality exist.

Dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD etcetera are not conditions or diseases per se but just symptoms of a brain that is struggling to develop, and symptoms that will always appear in patterns of comorbidity (together) as unique as is the child.

Both as healthcare professionals and as parents, it is essential that we look at the big picture and do not focus on the obvious. Diagnosing a child who is struggling to read as dyslexic, for example, misses the underlying causes of their symptoms and limits any treatment that can be provided.

Robin Pauc’s latest groundbreaking book helps us identify each child’s unique pattern of signs and symptoms and relates them to specific regions of the brain. By putting in place effective treatment that addresses any dietary issues – as well as using computer-generated treatment programs designed to stimulate specific areas of the brain – the underlying causes are not only identified but can be treated. We must all come to realise that every human child is born prematurely and takes years to learn to walk and talk and then years more to grow and develop, only reaching full maturity after a quarter of a century. It is therefore not surprising that glitches in development occur, with many children struggling with reading, spelling, maths, concentration, balance and coordination.

The Myth not only makes sense of how the brain grows and develops but also explains exactly why things can go wrong and – perhaps more importantly – how they can be fixed.

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CASE STUDY

Jordan a twelve year old boy was brought to me with a classic history of “Dyslexia”. Along with the classic history came the “classic” bundle of documentation including the inevitable Psychological Assessment. Although such assessments are valuable and provide much detail as to the childhood development, they do not in of themselves provide an understanding of the underlying problems and therefore treatment modalities that are desperately needed. Follow Jordan’s story HERE.

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