Practising on our daughter
Linda developed this alternative treatment approach after noticing that a majority of children with neurological damage had breathing difficulties. She founded the charity Advance and subsequently the Scotson Technique.
Linda has a son Doran, with cerebral palsy and was told that he was incurably brain injured and would never walk. Well, Doran Scotson who's now 31 just completed the Seaford Half Marathon in under 3 hours.
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We have been documenting the changes using photographs and have noticed small but significant changes to the shape of Imaan’s chest. Previously, he used to sit with a slouch but now sits up straight. His breathing is much more regular and though he still snores, it is not as bad as it was a couple of months ago.
The small play area
The Hyperbaric chamberWe are now looking forward to going back to East Grinstead, West Sussex for the second phase of the Scotson Technique training course next month.
Read the Synopsis of Bradford University study on The Scotson Technique