Play Attention Success!

Many thousands of people use Play Attention across the globe.  We are always excited to speak with our Play Attention families and professionals to hear of their successes. We invite you to read these inspirational stories of hope, new found happiness, and success! We have launched this section on our website called Success Stories to provide a voice and face to real people making positive changes in their lives through Play Attention. Be certain to visit this page often as we will feature a new success story each month.

I had a stroke – so shocking!

IMG 0867 225x300No one expects a stroke, I felt I was too young. I was 63 at the time and thought “strokes happen to other people.” I was confused when it struck. My husband came home at the time and he realized I couldn’t speak. He rushed me to our hospital which was fairly close. They took me in quickly because my husband told them that I was having a stroke.

I had nurses and a neurologist examining me. I was losing movement in my face, my hand, and my leg. They decided to give me the tPA shot.

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Layla is more confident and happier at school

My daughter ​Layla started facing problems in reading in grade one.​ ​She was doing poorly at school​, so ​​I took her to various specialists​. ​I took her to an occupational therapist who said she ​did not have good eye coordination​. Later​ I took her to an educational therapist who said she need​ed​ more attention from her dad,​ (my husband​), who​ travels extensively​ because of his work​​. I​ also​ took her to a visiting optometrist from Denmark who advised on a weird protocol.​ ​

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One Play Attention Professional Shares Two Great Successes!

Emmanuel
Emm1 137x150In August 2015, Emmanuel joined our Play Attention student group. He was starting 4th grade and diagnosed with ADHD. According to his Mom, Emmanuel was in trouble everyday in 3rd grade as he struggled with impulse control of outburst in the classroom. In addition to his impulsive behavior, he was experiencing trouble with reading and math.

The benefit of Play Attention for Emmanuel was evident almost immediately with the stopping of outbursts in the classroom in less than one month...

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“The higher the self-esteem the lesser you focus on your fears of failure”

Over the past 40 years I’ve been a performance sports coach in various sports. I have been involved in coaching several players to achieve very high, even number 1 ranking on the ATP Tennis tour in doubles.

I played tennis on the ATP tour, ranked 270 in the world, ranked 6 in South Africa, ranked number 1 in Germany in +35. Why did I improve with age? My understanding of emotional intelligence improved.

When you start...

Eretz hits a home run!

I started working with Eretz about 3 months ago. When I first met him, he had a difficult time staying in his chair and refraining from touching every part of my computer. Through the weeks we developed a very good relationship and I learned that almost every student in his class was getting a “home run” daily. A home run was a sign of a good day. When I met Eretz in May, he had only received one all year.

I learned that he was always in trouble with the teacher and always seemed to be singled...

George feels a return of confidence, self control and self esteem

When I first met George two years ago, he was unable to find his way out of his living room in his house. He had been diagnosed six years earlier with Parkinson’s disease and early dementia caused by exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.

George had been president of his own engineering company, was an avid golfer, and loved being outdoors. Unfortunately he had to sell his company, give up golf, and was fairly confined to the indoors. He could no longer read or write and was very...

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