"its all about the person"
The Work behind the scenes.
John-Paul Dixon’s remarkable career in health, social care, and education showcases his dedication to supporting individuals with diverse needs. With expertise in learning difficulties, acquired brain injuries, autism, ADHD, and mental health challenges, he has crafted unique approaches that make a meaningful impact.
As a qualified trainer and educator, John-Paul imparts his knowledge at various universities, enriching the next generation of professionals in the field. His company, M-Power Activity Services, founded 22 years ago, stands as a testament to his commitment to fostering coordination and independence in individuals through engaging and purposeful activities.
Beyond the professional realm, John-Paul extends his expertise to the community, offering support both within homes and in broader settings. His strategies empower individuals to understand and navigate the complexities of life with additional needs.
Being a father of four, including two children with ADHD and autism, John-Paul brings a unique perspective that combines personal experience with professional insight. This dual lens enriches his ability to connect with families facing similar challenges and provides a holistic understanding of the needs involved.
For those seeking guidance or training in the realm of special needs, John-Paul Dixon is more than a professional; he is a compassionate advocate. Contact him to discuss concerns or training needs, and benefit from the wealth of knowledge and understanding he brings to the table.
In the Autism and Movement workshops, we explore how the vestibular and proprioception systems play a vital role in sensory processing, and how it affects your daily function. We’re here to provide an opportunity for learning and understanding for family members, teachers who support others on the autistic spectrum.John-Paul specialises inteachng sensory needs, helping to improve quality of life through assessment and adaptive movement programs that are tailored to you or your child.
Communication Workshop: How, when and what we say can be crucial when working with individuals with Autism. At the Cueing in Workshop, I've developed a system to reduce anxiety during transitions from one activity to another. Having worked with many people with Autism, I know that small changes can make all the difference. Let me help you and your loved ones make each day an adventure instead of a catastrophe.
Having worked in the social care sector for over 30 years, I've seen the positive impact that effective strategies can have during difficult times. As a father of twins with ASD and ADHD, I have firsthand experience with the challenges faced by families. I'm here to share my knowledge and expertise to help you and your family overcome any obstacles that come your way.
Entrenched Routines Workshop.
John-Paul, our social care expert, knows first-hand the importance of routines for maintaining stability. However, he also knows that routines can be limiting when they become entrenched. That's why our Routines the Good and Bad program is designed to help you create versatile routines that put adventure back into your life. Join us and let John-Paul show you how to break free and change just enough to visit new places without overwhelming the individual.
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