Is your little angel still unable to do his shoelaces? Did you take him to a doctor because he was lagging behind in school, and you worry? The doctor sat you down calmly and told you that your little darling suffers from Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? It must have felt like your world came crashing […]
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 […]
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 […]
Check out our blog, finding a therapist for your special needs child, on Friendship Circle! Find it here!
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 […]
Our friend Caryn over at Living with Logan was kind enough to feature our blog post, Improving Your Child’s Sleep-Wake Cycle, on her site. Check it out here!