Information Management Analyst, New Zealand Transport Agency
Jan is a Senior Information Management Analyst at the New Zealand Transport Agency. She and her husband Andrew, a primary school principal, have three children. Their youngest son Max (10) has Auditory Processing Disorder and Severe Expressive Language Disorder.
Jan has been using neuroplastic programmes both at home and at school for the past 5 years to improve Max's ability to understand sound and improve his ability to speak and communicate.
Topic: Jan will share her neuroplastic journey with Max, and how the programmes she has used have had an impact on his continuing development. She will explore what needs to be done to make these neuroplastic programmes part of how New Zealand schools ready children for learning.