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Unlock Your Child’s Potential with Annette Du Bois: Transformative Coaching for Neurodiverse / Neurodivergent Children and Teens

An Exclusive and Inclusive Coaching Program for Children and Teens with
Neurodiversity and Neurodivergence

Watch Annette’s video about Neurodiversity and Neurodivergence.

Ever Wondered How Your Child’s/Teen’s Unique Potential Could Be Fully Realised? Book A Free (no obligation) Consultation with Annette Today!

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Imagine a fingerprint – utterly distinctive, no two alike in the world. Just as each fingerprint is unique, so too is the neurology of every human being. This remarkable diversity of our brains fuels our individuality and creativity.

And just like fingerprints, conditions like:

  • Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)
  • Dyslexia
  • ADHD
  • ADD
  • OCD
  • Tourette’s
  • Anxiety
  • Speech Delay

To name a few, are all unique representations of our brain’s natural variations – a concept known as Neurodiversity or Neurodivergence.

This does not mean these individuals are “abnormal”. On the contrary, they have the potential to demonstrate exceptional strengths in specific areas, often neglected because they’re not deemed “normal”.

ADHD might make organisation or memory a challenge for your child/teen, but their creative thinking could be unparalleled. An autistic teen might struggle in social situations, yet excel extraordinarily in music or arts.

Yet, we often fail to foster these talents because we attempt to fit these unique minds into “textbook” expectations. That’s why, at CHAMPS Academy, we shun a one-size-fits-all approach.

In Annette Du Bois’ Own Words!

Years ago, it was far too common for children showing even the slightest hint of autism to be relegated to a world of confinement and potent medication.

A narrow and misconceived perspective was cast on those whose progression didn’t fit within the standard milestones (from Asperger’s research, which became better known as ‘Asperger’s Syndrome’). Sadly, these unique individuals were stigmatised and consigned to the shadows.

A few decades prior, a prevalent notion was held that extreme therapeutic interventions could ‘rectify’ autism and other neurological diversities.

It was believed, regrettably, that there existed a ‘cure’.

It took some gruelling and, frankly, heartrending experiments to realise that the goal wasn’t about ‘mending’ these radiant young minds.

Instead, it was about comprehending their world in all its dazzling intricacy and appreciating the
plethora of gifts they bring into our lives.

My heart aches when I reflect upon the countless young lives across history that were subject to such stark isolation, harsh treatments, and grave misunderstandings.

I am committed to illuminating change for neurodivergent young minds, ensuring that they are cherished and incorporated into society, irrespective of their neurological challenges or distinctive attributes.

This glimpse into our historical narrative is simply a backdrop against which I introduce my Environment Behaviour Re-engineering (EBR) process.

This process equips parents and their children with the necessary skills to not ‘fix’ the person but adapt the environment and modify behaviour.

Helping to tackle the hurdles thrown their way and highlight their unique strengths and abilities.

It’s about bolstering confidence, fostering self-worth, and celebrating individuality in a world that often demands conformity.

In essence, it’s time we dispense with the outdated notion of trying to stuff round pegs into square holes.

After all, life’s rich tapestry becomes infinitely more fascinating when it’s woven with threads of all colours, textures and patterns!

We recognise that every child is unique, and their support should be too.

Enter the S.P.E.C.T.R.M®️ Process – Annette Du Bois’ exclusive and highly effective coaching methodology, customised for every child’s/teen’s unique needs.

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It addresses (among other things):

  • Social interaction
  • Personal care
  • Emotional management
  • Communication
  • Time Awareness (executive function)
  • Relaxation and Regulation
  • Motivation, Memory, and Mindset

Annette’s approach to her Neurodiversity Coaching is different and unique to your child’s/teen’s specific requirements.

That’s what the S.P.E.C.T.R.M process®️ is all about… which stands for:

SOCIAL: Friendships/Relationship management. Getting along with others and social problem solving skills (Negotiations. Dealing with disagreements. Team work etc.).

PERSONAL: Personal care (improving personal health routines). Sleep and nutrition.

EMOTIONS: Emotional processing and control. Changing actions and behaviours to help regulate emotions.

COMMUNICATION: Internal/External (Verbal and non-verbal communication). Communicate better both with themselves and others.

TIME MANAGEMENT/AWARENESS: Executive function management (time, organisation, planning. Organising tasks and recognising the importance of time.

RELAXATION AND REGULATION: Recognising the consequences of actions. Learning how to control and regulate behaviours.

MOTIVATION, MEMORY AND MINDSET: Strengthening the drive and cognitive function for elevated motivation through reward mechanisms of tasks, to achieve for personal reward and satisfaction. Daily tools and techniques to improve memory.

Also, Let’s Talk About Autism

Step into a world where children and teenagers with high functioning Autism aren’t just quietly coping, but flourishing and taking centre stage in their own lives. The challenge, as we’re well aware, isn’t just about managing their daily tasks, but ensuring that the potential wrapped within their bright minds is set free, unencumbered by poor executive function.

Annette enters the frame here.

Think of Annette not just as a guide, but as an artist who paints over the grey areas of confusion that often accompany Autism. With her expertise in high functioning Autism, she’s adept at deciphering the complex languages of neurodiversity and childhood development.

She works tirelessly to help these remarkable children/teens master the skill of executive function. Aided by Annette’s gentle yet persistent approach, young people start navigating through tasks which once seemed daunting – transforming from overwhelmed to in control.

More than just a coach, Annette offers empowerment. Her work gently ushers these young minds from the shadows of struggle into the spotlight of triumph, guiding them in controlling their executive function issues today and providing them with armour for the battles of tomorrow.

So let’s set the stage for transformation. Because what Annette provides isn’t just help – it’s a lifeline towards independence and success for these extraordinary children/teens. Harnessing their potential today paves the way for a future that’s not defined by their struggles, but instead illuminated by their victories.

Whoever Annette coaches there are NO ‘tick-sheets‘ or ‘textbook’ approaches here – just a personalised plan tailored to your child’s/teen’s needs to help them excel in their strengths and thrive in society.

To Annette it’s all about living the Neurodiverse life with Confidence.

Discover How Annette’s Unique Coaching Can Transform Your Child’s/Teen’s Life

  • Celebrate and Understand Uniqueness: Annette’s coaching is not about “fixing” your child/text because they’re not broken. It’s about understanding, celebrating, and harnessing their unique strengths. Imagine a world where your child isn’t stifled by expectations of “normality” but thrives in their own unique brilliance. Annette’s coaching can turn this into a reality.
  • Personalised and Effective S.P.E.C.T.R.M Process®️: Annette’s exclusive S.P.E.C.T.R.M Process®️ is not a one-size-fits-all solution. It’s as unique as your child/teen. It focuses on every aspect of your child’s/teen’s development from social interaction, emotional management and control, to time management, memory, and mindset. Imagine your child better equipped with the right tools, personalised for their everyday life and challenges.
  • Fostering Natural Talents: Children/Teenagers with Neurodiversity often have exceptional talents that get overlooked. Annette’s coaching seeks to unearth these hidden gems and foster them. Your child might be the next Mozart or Picasso, and with Annette’s guidance, these talents won’t go to waste.
  • Confidence and Social Integration: From struggling with social situations to becoming a confident individual. Annette’s coaching aims at helping your child integrate into society much more confidently, not as an outsider but as a proud, self-assured individual.
  • Empowered Parents: You’re not on this journey alone. Annette’s coaching also empowers you as a parent. You’ll be equipped with practical strategies to support your child, transforming your home into a nurturing environment where your child can thrive.

Annette Du Bois’s distinctive approach to Neurodiversity Coaching is what sets her apart in this arena. Instead of relying on traditional textbook theories, Annette ‘CHAMPionS’ engaging strategies and hands-on tools, all derived from her extensive experience and innate understanding of neurodiverse individuals.

Annette perceives each child or teen as a unique masterpiece, waiting for the right moment to reveal its hidden grandeur. Her belief holds steadfast – those with neurodiverse profiles aren’t any different; they simply express their brilliance in more colours than one.

Adding another beneficial feature to support young people is helpful resources (videos, audios and downloads)… for supporting the coaching experiences and further insights.

Annette has touched and transformed so many young people’s lives. And she’s ready to help your child/teen find solutions!

Embark on this transformative journey with Annette Du Bois — one that promises to reveal the hidden sparkle within your child/teen.

Get The Support and Help You Need, Including:

Engaging Interaction: Annette’s methodology revolves around stimulating conversations and dynamic interactions. Instead of conventional monologues, her sessions are filled with engaging dialogue that inspire thought and encourage active participation.

Practical Tools: With Annette, you receive more than just advice; you gain access to an arsenal of practical tools. These workable strategies have been meticulously designed to foster understanding and enable immediate application, providing tangible support as your child/teen navigates their neurodiverse journey.

Learn & Apply Approach: Annette firmly believes in learning through action. Her strategies are aimed at imparting valuable knowledge that can be directly applied in real-life situations — fostering deeper understanding and ensuring sustainable progress.

Imagine a future where your child/teen is not just surviving but thriving, expressing their unique abilities, and making their mark in the world with confidence. You don’t have to imagine it; you can make it a reality. Get started with Annette’s coaching today.

We firmly believe that every child, regardless of their neurodiversity, deserves to realise their full potential in life.

Let’s celebrate your child’s/teen’s uniqueness together, and help them flourish.

Get in touch for an initial, no-obligation chat to learn more about how the S.P.E.C.T.R.M Process®️ can work for your child/teen.

Watch how Annette Du Bois of CHAMPS Academy Confidence coaching helped this autistic girl go from shy, anxious and worried to confident, happy and More Settled.

Let’s Annette Help Your Child/Teen

“We should celebrate neurodiversity – the world would be poorer and life duller if we were all the same.”