[Public Talk] Modern Family Challenges – 如何建立温暖的家《讲座会》

Modern Super Parents “manages” their child’s future and up-bringing as professional as a career. This creates super high expectation on themselves, and also on their child… Welcome to this special evening talk by Asst Professor Jane Wu from Taiwan.

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Brain Gym Day at BLC – A Public Awareness Talk

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Brain Gym: Alternative Support in Enhancing Learning and Self Esteem

What is Brain Gym?
Government agencies are sending people to learn about it.
How can it help me in my studies and my work?
What can help my special need child?

If you wish to know more about it, don’t miss the opportunity to attend this awareness talk. Only one day at BLC on the 26th of June, 2011.

Who should attend: Open to public. Parents, teachers, professionals and those who work with children in NGOs. School going children are encouraged to come together with parents!

In this special 3 hour event, participants will learn and understand

  1. How the brain develops,
  2. Factors that cause brain under stress,
  3. How to apply Brain Gym® movements to enhance
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    and self esteem of the children / students.

Participants shall experience a Brain Gym ® Balance called “5 Steps Learning Process” during the workshop.

Administrative Details

Speaker: Phoebe Long, Licensed Brain Gym® Instructor

Date : 26 June 2011 (Sunday)
Time : 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Venue : Bangsar Lutheran Church

Administrative fees :
RM40 per participant
RM70 per family
RM20 per NGO participant / Children ministries workers

Light refreshments will be served. Net fees collected will be contributed to BLC (Bangsar Lutheran Church)’s building fund.

Please register online ASAP to facilitate administration and amount of refreshments:

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Map to BLC (a white bungalow):
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Message from Pn Ngiam to all schools and government education institutions

After retiring from my teaching career for 34 years and as a Penolong Kanan Pendidikan Khas at Government schools, I have discovered more and more ways to help our students.

I hope that you will take the opportunity to attend some of the movement based learning programs to understand better why so many of our students behave differently than what we desire.

Understanding how our brain works help us to better understand our students too and provide the best support they need to be their best they can be. I would like to recommend the Brain Gym courses, BAVX and Rhythmic Movement Training programmes for all our teachers and students.

We would also be delighted to visit your school and present a 1.5 hours introductory workshop to your teachers. Some of the schools that we have visited including:

  • SJK Confucious KL
  • SK Bandar Sri Damansara 3
  • SMK Section 5
  • College Taj Ipoh
  • SK Taman Midah
  • SK Taman Maluri

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Let’s learn with moving to achieve a better future for our students. Please email us at bestcentre@breakthru.com.my

– Pn. Ngiam Lian Ai

Be a clown again?

Attended Uncle Button’s creative teaching with balloon today. He has challenged me to let WaWa clown back in action. Well, for your information, WaWa clown made a public appearance at the Taman Tun Dr. Ismail Park on 23 December 2005 to bring Christmas joy to a group of children from the Rumah Hope.

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Thank you Uncle button for your clear, easy and effective steps in sculpturing the balloons into beautiful shapes. I’ve learned that we can see the same thing with different perspectives.  You have inspired me to, once again, use balloons to bring joy in learning, especially to those that face difficulty in breaking through with their learning knots. Thank you for your DVDs. Indeed they are treasures that I’ve found to be successful with the balloons.

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Protect and Save the Children – Awareness Talk

Every now and then, we hear news reports of children abducted or abused. For each of these tragedies, many more go unreported. Every child has the right to be loved and protected.

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Every now and then, we hear news reports of children abducted or abused. For each of these tragedies, many more go unreported. Every child has the right to be loved and protected.

But who will stand up for their rights?

Preventing child sexual abuse by empowering communities

When?

Saturday, 16 August 2008, 4.30–6.30 pm

Where?
The Father’s House (Bangsar Lutheran Church)
23, Jalan Abdullah off Jalan Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur (map)

Registration: FREE

Light refreshments will be served before the talk

Facts on child sexual abuse (CSA)

  • Any act of sexual contact between a child and an adult is CSA
  • Can be the result of force, coercion or trickery
  • Happens in all countries – to any child, any time, anywhere – including Malaysia
  • Goes beyond statistics, as it is often unreported

Preventing CSA is an enormous task. But the first step is easy. Come to the Protect and Save the Children Awareness Talk on child sexual abuse.

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Don’t Ask What, Ask Why

 

Bangsar Lutheran Church (BLC) and Hilslearning is hosting an information session to create a greater awareness and understanding regarding those whom learn differently or have difficulties especially children.

Holistic Approach to Neuro Development & Learning Efficiency (HANDLE) provides an effective, non-drug alternative for identifying and treating most neurodevelopmental disorders across the lifespan including individuals diagnosed with: brain injury, stroke, cerebral palsy, autistic spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorder/hyperactivity, learning disabilities including dyslexia, Tourette’s syndrome, bipolar disorder, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, CHARGE and other rare syndromes.

HANDLE incorporates research and techniques from many disciplines. It includes principles and perspectives from medicine, rehabilitation, psychology, education and nutrition. It is founded on an interactive, developmental model of human functioning. It provides help for families sorting out issues of: perplexing behaviours, language delays, organizational problems, sleep disorders, disorders deemed psychological in nature, maximizing learning potential, work efficiency, and social interactions.

Read more “Don’t Ask What, Ask Why”