Fred is a marketing executive with the product at his heart. “When Loren discovered Scientific Learning and their FastForword product many years ago now, it was clear from the start that this was a thoroughly researched product with incredible results and we had to bring it to South Africa as part of Indigo Learning’s core […]
Loren completed her Bachelors and Honours degrees in Psychology through the University of South Africa. Her interest in neuroscience was sparked after reading Dr. Norman Doidge’s book The Brain that Changes Itself and upon her return from a 3 year expat position in Canada she immersed herself in the field of neuropsychology and neuroscience. After spending more than 10 years in corporate, she enrolled for her Masters in Medicine degree at the University of Cape Town specialising in Neuroscience. This lead her to open up a centre in South Africa (Indigo Learning) that specialises in assisting individuals with learning difficulties and traumatic brain injury by utilising the best tools available that is supported by robust research. Loren is currently enrolled as a Ph.D scholar at the University of Cape Town where she does research on neuropsychiatric disorders in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. She is a well respected expert in her field and have presented her work at numerous international conferences.
Yolanda has a passion for awakening children to their full potential. After completing her BA Honours degree in Psychological Counselling, she went on to complete additional training as a special needs facilitator. In over 5 years of working in the child development field, she has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience through assisting children in facing a wide range of challenges. Yolanda is currently completing her Post Graduate Certificate in Education in order to further develop her knowledge and skills. Having worked with a number of intervention strategies in various contexts, she is proud to be a part of the Indigo Learning team. She adds: “It’s wonderful to know that I am working with a program that is backed by years of research and really works!”