Cherish Children Ministries
Hi, I’m Dr. Rebecka! Certified teacher, administrator, speaker, writer & MOM of a struggling learner! It was through the struggle where Cherish Children Ministries was born, a mission which seeks to liberate children with dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, and other spectrum disorders from the curriculum industry by equipping and empowering them with holistic education for success in who God The Creator made them to be is what we are all about.
Cherish Children Ministries was born through the very real struggle of a homeschooling mom who held a masters, specialist and doctorate degrees in the field of education, however, when attempting to teach her own children to read, it was tears every single day. This mission seeks to liberate children with dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, and other spectrum disorders from the curriculum industry by equipping and empowering them with holistic education for success in who God The Creator made them to be is what we are all about. We encourage and equip parents and teachers to get the tools they need to ignite the brain and understand how these brilliant kids to learn. Part of our ministry is that we get to share our expertise and experience with missionary friends working with children in schools and villages in other countries who would otherwise not have access to such teachings, content, resources, and HOPE! An entire comprehensive program, one of which embraces the whole child, has been formed through the process, and now I get to teach and help other mothers and teachers who find themselves in the same boat as I was.
Embracing children where they are, and sharing teaching strategies and exercises to help strengthen the brain for struggling learners has become a great mission where we get to take expertise to other countries and schools, helping to solve learning disabilities and spectrum disorders such as Dyslexia, ADHD, ADD, Autism, Dysgraphia, and others. Sharing TOOLS that WORK and GETTING RESULTS that LAST! Every student, no matter if they public schooled, home-schooled, or private schooled, no matter the grade level, and not matter the country, ALL students should be cherished as they are made in Christ’s image. When we can come alongside mothers, teachers, and caregivers, and teach them how connections within the brain are KEY & give them the tools needed for success, THEN real learning can transpire. THIS can be done when we understand HOW these kids learn best. We shift the focus to learning functions that are causing the issues and strengthen the weakness, rather than focusing on the symptoms. We recognize no one child will have the exact same function deficits as each one comes into the Cherish Children Ministries program with different needs, goals, expectations, and desires. The effectiveness of Cherish Children Ministries is that you can make it your own and continually modify it when and where needed. Most curricula fail to give results LONG TERM, most assessments fail to give REAL results, most children fail only because those who love them most, simply do not know how to find the LIFE-CHANGING answers for LASTING RESULTS.
I liken what Cherish Children Ministries does to coaching a sport’s team. Not every coach played professional sports. Success as a player is not necessary to be a good coach. Great coaches know the game better than the players. Parents know their kids better than anyone. Your expertise has to do with crafting strategies and helping your children see what they can’t see while they are in the game of learning. Coaches focus on how to make bodies move in the right ways to get maximum performance from their players just as you, parents and teachers, focus on ways to maximize your children’s performance along the educational road. Parents and teachers enable gifted children to perform to their highest God-given potential because they can convey the right kind of information that causes growth, self-awareness, and flexibility in critical moments. THIS is what we get to do, and we are passionate about it.
You see, I don’t have any special power that you don’t have. YOU know your kids! Your kids are smart, and they WILL SUCCEED with the right protocol, and with the right dose of love and encouragement, you will THRIVE.