Does the program work for everyone?
The Davis program has a 97% success rate.
- It is very important that the client is motivated and willing to make the changes and continue with the follow up work post program.
- It is also important that a parent or support person will ensure that the follow up work is carried out after the program.
- It is also important that any medications that the client may be taking are fully disclosed as some medications will affect the natural orientation of the brain.
What’s the difference between this program and what the school is doing or other programs we’ve tried?
As described, dyslexia is the ability of a picture thinking individual to alter their perceptions. This is a great talent when the person is doing a creative activity. It is when this person’s brain is altering perception when involved in 2D activities such as reading, writing, spelling and maths etc., that the difficulties occur. By showing the dyslexic person the techniques to control their perception, you are dealing with – the cause of dyslexia – NOT just the symptoms.
The Davis Program addresses the root cause of the problem – not just the symptoms. The symbol mastery then continues to eliminate confusion with symbols and words.
How long is the course?
The program runs for approximately 30 hours, usually from Monday to Friday, although some facilitators time their programs slightly differently. The final day is spent with the parent or support person to train them in all the techniques required to continue the work at home. The client then comes back for three follow up reviews as required.
Is the dyslexia fixed at the end of the week?
No. The client will notice changes about themselves during the week. At the end of a week the client will understand how to use the tools and techniques to correct their dyslexia and continue the positive change. The length of time taken to complete the follow up work is up to the individual student.
I’m concerned about my child taking a week off school.
If your child has been having difficulties in the classroom and their confidence is taking a battering, a week off school is not going to make any difference to them. The changes to their self-esteem and their abilities at the end of the week will more than make up for a week missed at school. Usually schools are very supportive of a child who is struggling and happy for the child to take the week. Facilitators are happy to answer any queries that the school may have about the Davis program – both before and after.