Is every child ready to learn? Open Lecture

Is every child ready to learn?

Open Lecture

Physical Barriers to Learning

Wednesday, 28th September 7.15pm

The Queen Hotel, City Road, Chester.

Admission £5

A growing body of evidence suggests that there is a rise in the number of children starting school with immature motor skills, which is hindering their ability to learn and undermining educational performance.

Sally Goddard Blythe, MSc. FRSA

Author of five books on child development including: 

 “Attention, Balance and Coordination – the A,B,C of Learning Success” and  “The Genius of Natural Childhood”

will be talking about:

  • What parents can do to provide an optimum environment for the development of early motor skills
  • How immature motor skills affect learning and behavior – dyslexia, dyspraxia, attention deficit disorder and under-achievement
  • How professionals can identify children at risk
  • What can be done to help

This talk is suitable for:

  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Health professionals
  • Psychologists

Sally Goddard Blythe is the Director of The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology (INPP) in Chester, which was established by Peter Blythe PhD in 1975 to research into the effects of immaturity in the functioning of the nervous system on learning and behavior and to develop systems of assessment and effective remediation.

Sally is the author of five books and numerous articles on child development. She is the author of the INPP Programme for Schools, due to published by Wiley-Blackwell early in 2012, and a new screening manual for physicians. She has lectured extensively in different parts of the world including making a presentation to a working group on child well-being at the European Parliament earlier this year.

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If you would like to reserve a place at this talk please contact INPP on 01244 311414 during normal office hours or

Doors open at 6.30pm

Talk from 7.15 – 8.15pm followed by question time




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