Martial Arts as a Safe Natural Way to Manage Autism, ADHD and Dyslexia
written by: Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts
Every family gets happy when they welcome a new baby into the world. As children grow, they bring joy and fond memories to us through their playful and energetic nature. Every family member wishes their children good health as they grow. Worry and despair grips parents and other family members if the little one is diagnosed with an illness. Unfortunately, today, the number of children being diagnosed with Autism is on the rise. This condition encompasses a group of related diseases like ADHD, Dyslexia, ADD and Aspergers Syndrome. Children diagnosed with this condition are special in their own way. Early on in life, they are met with various challenges which if managed well, the child can lead a normal and productive life.
If your child is diagnosed with any condition within the autistic spectrum, it's an opportunity to nurture the special traits in him or her. Examples of prominent people diagnosed with such conditions include Albert Einstein, best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, Justin Timberlake, a critically acclaimed American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer and Sir Richard Branson, best known as the founder of Virgin Group.
Treating ADHD and Dyslexia with Drugs
Common practice of combating these conditions once they're diagnosed is the use of prescription drugs. However, there's a downside to this approach. Many of the drugs aren't designed for kids. In addition, some come with serious side effects. It would be best to use safer and more child friendly alternatives.
Martial Arts: A fun, safe and natural way to treat ADHD, Dyslexia and Autism in Children
A study conducted in the Wisconsin University in 2010 revealed that martial arts can help to reverse and manage the negative effects of autistic symptoms in kids. Some of the benefits of martial arts as a safe way to treat conditions within the autistic spectrum include the following.
Focused Way to Release Energy
Children with autistic disorders are usually hyperactive. Many people view this as an aggressive behavior. Such children are viewed as demanding a lot of unnecessary attention. However, this is quite natural as the child simply wants a way of releasing all the pent up energy. Martial Arts offers a safe way for the child to release the energy. Through training, the child will find an activity he or she can fully focus on. In addition, the intense exercises will enable the little one release their energy while learning the vital life skill of self defense.
Children diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia are often considered "slow learners" at an early age. They will usually find it difficult processing complex ideas. Martial Arts training focuses on repetition of routines which helps the child's brain memorize and process information faster. The fun aspect of the training makes learning an enjoyable activity for the child. These learning processes are soon transferred to classroom and home environments where the child will find it easier to grasp and memorize new ideas.
Children diagnosed with autistic disorders often find it difficult to socialize with their peers. They'll usually prefer being on their own. Martial Arts training offers the child to socialize with other students and instructors. The child will learn the vital skills of self expression, courtesy and interaction with other people. This will build the child's self esteem and confidence.
Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts Academy Training Program for Autistic Children
Located in Peabody, MA Bruce McCorry's Martial Arts Academy has a rich history in providing specialized training programs for people of all ages. Through our highly skilled and friendly instructors, we have successfully trained autistic children who have gone on to lead normal, successful productive lives.
We believe that every child has the right to a normal productive life regardless of their state. That's why we offer the specialized martial arts program for autistic kids. Enrollment is now open. Call now at (978) 535-7878 to schedule a free trial for your little one. www.brucemccorrys.com