To describe any methods proved to be successful which give hope to parents and troubled children "as a slap in the face to parents" as a mother suggested (Letters, 21 July) is unfair. There was no suggestion that every child can benefit from these methods. But scores have.
The programme devised by Jean Robb after 30 years' teaching experience offers no magic cures. My daughter attended weekly two-hour sessions for more than 12 months. Small steps led to giant leaps.