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Erwald Schoeman
(Diagnosed with Down syndrome)

« My experience is that he is more focused and is able to absorb much more of his work sessions than before we had the Forbrain. »

I am Nan Schoeman, Erwald’s mother. I’ve first heard about the Forbrain from a friend, Marise Botes.  Her little girl is 5 years old and has Down syndrome.  She told me about the amazing positive experience Danica had with only a single therapy session with the Forbrain.

My little boy Erwald, also a diagnosed with Down syndrome, turned 3 in February.  We’ve started with early intervention therapy sessions on speech and occupational therapy as early as 7 weeks of age.  Erwald normally express himself through signs as speech, as for all kids with Down syndrome, is very slow. 

I’ve got the information from Marise and contacted Forbrain. They answered all my questions and the service was great. Even though we reside in South Africa, the parcel reached me within a week.

We started to use the Forbrain in his speech therapy and in his 15 minute-work sessions at playgroup daily.  Initially he found it strange to hear himself and almost got frightened to hear himself, but he reached a point now where he needs it for concentration. 

My experience is that he is more focused and is able to absorb much more of his work sessions than before we had the Forbrain.  He started to form new speech patterns. When he uses Forbrain at home he tries to sing and clap while standing on the kitchen table, like imitating a singing performance, so confident and wise! We can just say THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!

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