Autism and Sensory Children

  Research shows that most autistic kids also have sensory issues. Some theories even claim that sensory overload causes little kiddos to ‘shutdown’ and miss out on developing social and communication skills.   Whether sensory issues are the root cause of some ASD conditions or simply tend to overlap, it often feels unfair that on […]

Developmental Disorders Diagnosed with Brainwaves

Source: www.ted.com We love looking at various videos on research done on diagnosing and treating children with special needs. We found this TED Talk clip with award-winning neuroscientist Aditi Shankardass, who pioneered clinical work using electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings of the brain to help diagnose developmental disorders in children. She completely redefined the traditional approach of […]

Improving your child’s sleep-wake cycle

Sleep is a crucial factor in a child’s development, health, and lifestyle. It’s important to understand your child and notice how he functions through the day, what activities he engages in, and his daily sleep patterns. This becomes especially important when looking at a child that has a serious condition such as epilepsy. In doing so, you can […]