In 2019, Edublox sponsored a series of conferences organised by Professional Minds, an organisation that is dedicated to enabling Allied HealthCare Practitioners and parents keep abreast of world trends and standards around paediatric and learning-related topics.
The sponsorships to date signal Edublox’s intention of supporting and engaging with the professional paediatric and educational community to ultimately help as many children as possible to overcome reading, maths and learning difficulties.
‘Tapping into our Teens and Tweens’, was an event hosted in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg with the objective of helping paediatric professionals better understand the social, emotional and neurological changes in pre-teens and beyond — and how to harness rather than hamper these changes. Edublox participated as a Gold Sponsor at this CPD professional event in all three regions, which included a promotional video to introduce physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, doctors, psychologists, and counsellors to the specialised educational interventions offered by Edublox.
Event representatives in Cape Town, Zainu Allie (Edublox Rylands and Plumstead), Hannelie Brönner (Edublox Durbanville), and Louna Spies (Edublox Paarl) were overwhelmed with the interest and support in the cognitive training services that underlie the Edublox educational programmes. According to Nontobeko Buthelezi, owner of Edublox Pietermaritzburg and also a registered and practising educational psychologist, it’s important for professionals to note that Edublox should not be seen as a competitive service, but as a supportive one. “I’m proud of the work that Edublox is doing to plug into other medical and professional services through cognitive training,” she says. Event representative and manager of Edublox Doringkloof, Jillian Pollard, attended the event in Johannesburg and noted that delegates were curious to find out more about the Edublox services and the online offering.
Edublox also participated as sponsor at the ‘ADHD Advantage’ parent’s evening in Cape Town and Johannesburg earlier this month. The conference unpacked ADHD to help parents better understand the options for children with ADHD, pros and cons of medications, and practical strategies to cope in the learning environment. “It was an honour to represent Edublox at this forum,” adds Jeni Durand-Canton from Edublox Kempton Park. “Edublox has a critical role to play for children who are experiencing learning difficulties due to ADHD – and it’s important for parents to be empowered with the correct information as they navigate their children through these learning challenges.”
Haley Rogoff, one of the founders of Professional Minds, is an avid supporter of the Edublox interventions. She explains: “By being one of our promoters, we endorse Edublox as one of our ‘programmes of choice’ that we recommend without reservation as a valuable, reputable and effective resource.”
Thanks to the event sponsors:
Edublox Kempton Park, Edublox Pretoria North, Edublox Pretoria East, Edublox Vereeniging, Edublox Doringkloof, Edublox Krugersdorp, Edublox Pretoria Moot, Edublox West Rand and Randburg, Edublox Wierdapark, Edublox Polokwane, Edublox Middelburg, Edublox Witbank, Edublox Potchefstroom, Edublox Rustenburg, Edublox Pietermaritzburg, Edublox Upper Highway, Edublox Durbanville, Edublox Rylands and Plumstead, Edublox Paarl, Edublox George, Edublox Port Elizabeth, Edublox East London, Edublox Wellington, Edublox Riversdale, Edublox Robertson, Edublox Jeffreys Bay.