Posts by Michelle Ibarra

Regressive Autism: The Ultimate Guide

Many mothers have shared with us the fact that their children were talkative, engaged, and energetic, and suddenly everything changed. Children became quiet, disengaged, and many times starting showing increased autistic behaviors. If you have noticed conducts like this in your child, he/she might be facing what is known as Regressive Autism. Today, we will…

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Echolalic Phrases Have a Meaning: Here Is How To Interpret Them

There is a popular belief that echolalia consists just in the vague repetition of words in autistic children. They were thought to have no real meaning. Fortunately, new research suggests that contrary to that belief, echolalic phrases have an explanation and they are meant to convey something. Today, we will share with you a few…

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Helping a Sensory-Seeking Child When You Can’t Afford Therapy

Sensory seeking behaviors can be a common threat for children with autism. Up to 70–96 percent of them have some difficulties with sensory processing.  Sensory processing disorders can manifest as a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses. It can manifest in the form…

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Toileting & Sensory Processing: Tips To Ease It

The potty training process can be a challenge for most parents. Teaching to properly communicate when feeling the need, to pull up and down the training undies, to sit, etc can be laborious. Now, for parents on the spectrum, the bar gets taken to a whole new level. Developmental issues, communicational challenges, and even sensory…

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Autism & Chewing: How To Handle It!

Children on the autism spectrum tend to display chewing behaviors. Whether it is clothes, toys, their hands, and even their hair, chewing seems to be a constant trade in ASD children. Today we will analyze the reasons behind this behavior as well as share with you some suitable ways to ease it! Why Does ASD…

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Stem Cells For Covid-19: What We Know So Far

During the last decade, Stem Cell Therapy has become a groundbreaking alternative to offer recovery and health improvement for conditions that were previously known as untreatable. Diseases from Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, COPD, Lyme disease, Stroke, and even Autism, are now treatable with Stem Cell Therapy. However, Stem Cell Therapy is now taking a bigger step. Current…

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Postgame Snacks: More Calories Than The Game Itself

Snacks play a big role in our childhood. Almost every celebration includes some sort of candy or cookie.  A new study found that children participating in sports activities such as soccer, football, baseball, and softball often eat more calories in postgame snacks than what they burn during the game. Since most children burn about 170…

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Temple Grandin: Tips For Autism and Quarantine

Families in the spectrum are facing a challenging time with quarantine. Changes in schedules, canceled plans, and lack of social interaction can represent an increased amount of anxiety. Thankfully, Temple Grandin, Autism advocate, shares her top 5 tips to make the most out of quarantine and ensure your child’s well been! Set A Schedule “Routine,…

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