Ollwyn Moran

Ollwyn Moran

Expert in Neurological Development in Children
Ollwyn is a 39 year old busy single mum of two wonderful boys, Alex (aged 7) and Matthew (aged 9). As well as being a mum, Ollwyn has a Masters in Education and works as a Neurological Developmental Therapist (brain development). She also lectures in Trinity College Dublin and for Hibernia College.
 
Ollwyn trained as a Neurological Developmental Therapist 14 years ago through INPP in Chester, UK and has been working with children and adults with learning and behavioural difficulties since then. She is a firm believer that the general rise in mild learning difficulties noted by the Dept. of Education is linked to the fact that there is an increase in non-crawlers.
 
Crawling is such an important stage of development that it is not OK for it to be missed. Ollwyn believes that modern floor coverings are a causal factor. Wood, tile and laminate floors are better for the respiratory system; however they offer no traction for little ones. They slip, slibe, bump and bruise themselves – many little ones then give up trying.
 
Ollwyn is so passionate about crawling and passing on this information to parents that she developed the Crawl Suits - empowering parents to help their little ones crawl safely and successfully.
 
For more information, visit www.cognikids.com
 
Qualifications:
Masters in Education in NUIM (M. Ed)
Degree in Science from NUI Maynooth (B. Sc)
Higher Diploma in Education from UCD (H. Dip Ed)
Certificate in Psychology from NUIM ( Cert. Psy)
Trained as a Neurological Developmental Therapist with the Institute of Physiological Psychology (INPP) in Chester, UK, in 2000.
Trained Johansen Sound Therapist (JST)
Trained in Sensory Integration through INPP, Scotland.
A trainer of trainers/conference facilitator/ trainer of Restorative Practice and Restorative Justice (RP/RJ)
Lecturer in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and Hibernia College.

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