Overcome learning difficulties with Raviv

Learning can be challenging at times, especially for children and adults with additional needs or learning difficulties. For some, these skills need to be relearned following brain injury or stroke.

Developing natural learning and essential life skills, the Raviv method can enhance pre-school learning, overcome learning difficulties and aid recovery.

Karen Wexelstein is a dedicated Raviv practitioner, with over ten years’ experience who works passionately to help people learn to learn.

The Raviv method programme is changing the way people learn, with families across Scotland reaping the benefits.


One mum whose son Karen helped in 2011 when he was 13 years old, shares her experience:

“My son first attended with Karen in early high school. He could not write a full sentence. He is about to graduate from Edinburgh University where he has been studying history. We were told at the age of 12 that he would not have one English qualification when he left high school. Written off at 12.

“He went on to prove everyone wrong and got A’s in every exam from 14 years onwards. There is no doubt from my husband and I that this is down to the work he did with Karen and the Raviv programme.

“Karen was kind, patient and supportive. She changed his life. We are forever grateful.”

The benefits of Raviv are life changing for those completing the programme and also for their family. Ensuring children get the best start in life, is what we all want.


It is never too late to learn, one of Karen’s current students is 84 years old.

Karen strives to ensure that she helps develop a sense of confidence and self-esteem and a “can do” attitude, with everyone she works with. This is a fundamental part of the success of the programme.

Founded by mother and son, Nili Raviv and Barak Ben Simhon, the method was developed with the intention to expand on learning and attention skills crucial for all children and adults to have.

Children and adults with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, ADHD, short-term and long term memory, on the autistic spectrum, to people who have experienced a stroke or brain injury: Raviv is a method that everyone can benefit from.


During the weekly session with Karen, which typically last an hour, students get involved with various tasks designed to improve brain activity. From balloon blowing, walking in a figure of eight, drawing specific shapes, memory games to sequencing activities, the techniques are simple, yet incredibly effective.

Programmes can be adapted to support the needs of those with Asperger’s, autism, stroke and brain injury. Raviv is suitable from four years, with no upper age limit.

For further details please contact Karen Wexelstein on 07711 623605, or email k.wexelstein1@gmail.com

You can also get additional information by visiting the website here: www.learningdifficulties-raviv.co.uk

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