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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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High Functioning Autism: 9 Early Signs That You Might Miss + Adecuate Therapy

High Functioning Autism(HFA) is a term applied to people within the autism spectrum who have a “higher functioning” IQ (70 or greater) than other individuals with ASD.  Sometimes, it can be hard to spot it in younger children. However, today we want to share with you a small list that can help you identify some…
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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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Most Autistic Children Can’t Tolerate Face Masks. Here’s How To Manage It!

Since early April, the California State commanded all citizens to wear facemasks every time they venture outside their houses. For most people, this represents just an extra task to follow up with. Unfortunately, for parents on the spectrum, putting a mask on their child’s face becomes a nearly impossible task. Today we will analyze the…
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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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Autism & Quarantine: 5 Tips for Homeschool

With Covid-19, the whole world is under quarantine. For most parents, this represents a few changes in education and curricula. However, for parents on the spectrum, the challenge goes to a whole new level. Schedule changes, isolation, and lack of resources can bring an increased amount of tension. However, there is hope! Today, we want…
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Autism and Quarantine: Tips To Manage Daily Routine

Covid-19 has set the world under quarantine. For children on the autism spectrum, this represents a big disruption in schedules and therefore an open door for stress. Today, we will share with you a few tips to ease stress and create a daily routine that is fun for the whole family. HOW TO MANAGE THE…
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