To honor ADHD awareness month this October, we are focusing on non-medicated treatments for ADHD that stimulate parts of the brain through appropriate rewards and active play.
At first you thought it was cute that Jimmy wanted to be clean. After all, you practically had to force his older sister to take a bath, brush her teeth, and wash her hands.
What does it mean to be a “conscious capitalist?” While making money is essential for the financial sustainability of any business, conscious capitalists don’t make profit their only raison d’etre.
Special Olympics Young Athletes™ is an inclusive sports play program for children age 2-7 with intellectual disabilities.
Whether your family is eating at McDonald’s or dining at a white tablecloth restaurant, manners are a must. Appropriate behavior varies depending on the venue, but all children –neurotypical or on the spectrum—need to learn to express themselves respectfully and politely.
Zachary’s laughter has been called infectious. One specialist even said it sounded much like Charles Schultz’s famous character, Snoopy
Sending a teenager who has autism to college can be complicated.
Do you need a fun activity to keep the kids occupied during summer break?
Adaptive Play is play that is altered to accommodate the needs of a child. For example, some children are highly sensitive to loud noises, bright lights, crowds, or other factors. During adaptive play, lights can be dimmed, music lowered or other accommodations can be made to meet the specific needs of the children participating.
Behavioral and learning issues like ADHD, processing disorders, dyslexia and Autism are increasing at epidemic levels with no end in sight. Here are some basic things that every parent, especially those with children with a learning or behavioral issue should know about their child’s diet.
For many children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, symptoms appear to decrease as they age, but for some they do not and one reason may be persistent parental criticism, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.