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Tips to help with your Picky Eater

Tips for your picky eater: Children’s nutrition doesn’t have to be frustrating. Consider these strategies to avoid power struggles and help your picky eater eat a balanced diet. 1. Respect your child’s appetite, or lack of one- If your child isn’t hungry, don’t force a meal or

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Gift guide for Children and Teen with Autism

So happy to have found this!! The National Autism Resource has put together a guide for buying gifts for children and teens with Autism. I love the glittered gel weighed lab pad, great idea for children who need to stay focused and help sitting still. Shiny stars

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Gluten free Diet

Take a look at the study showing More evidence to support the effects of a Gluten Free Diet to help gut  and behavioral issues for children with Autism! https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27286693/ #autism #GFdiet

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Symptoms of ADHD

What are the symptoms of ADHD? The following are the most common symptoms of ADHD. However, each child may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include: -Difficulty paying attention -Difficulty following through on instructions -Disorganized, forgetful -Difficulty completing task, homework, or chores -Easily distracted -Frequently fidgets or squirms

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Gut Brain Connection

Interesting article about the Gut Brain Connection. Lifestyle change with a a natural anti-inflammatory effect can help improve your mood.  http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellbeing/wellbeing/depressiondoes-it-originate-in-the-immune-system-20161114-gspavq.html

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The Reason I Jump

I would like to recommend this wonderful book. The reason I Jump which was  written by Naoki Higashida, a thirteen-year-old boy with autism.  Naomi wrote the book in 2005 and  it was translated into english by David Mitchell, after leaning about his son’s Autism diagnosis.  David says

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Helpful tips for a Stress free Holiday

A few helpful tips for a stress free holiday:   1-Give your child a list or schedule of the upcoming events. You can use a written or a visual schedule.   2-Set expectations before the event, so your child knows what to expect.   3-Know when your

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Good time to consider Specialty Laboratory testing

We are approaching the end of the year, it is a good time to use your HSA accounts or if you have met your deductibles. If you have been waiting to complete Specialty Laboratory testing now may be good time to have the testing completed.   Laboratory

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October is ADHD Awareness Month

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, ADD) is a chronic condition that affects over 6 million children in the United States. ADHD includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty sustaining attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. We need to be aware that children with ADHD may struggle with low

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Food Sensitivity and Behaviors

Behavioral issues can present in many forms such as temper tantrums, inattention, hyperactivity, impulsivity, difficulty learning, depression or anxiety. These behaviors can result when a child reacts to a food to which he or she could be intolerant or sensitive too. If a child has a  food sensitivity it

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