Does My Child Have Autism? Early Warning Signs and What To Do Next!

Autism, also known as Austim Spectrum Disorder (ASD), can affect individuals in a varying degree. The disorder is characterized by difficulty with social skills, speech/nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviors. NJAS identified 1 in 34 eight year olds in New Jersey with ASD in 2014.  The cause for

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How to Conquer Holiday Meals, Even With Your Child’s Dietary Restrictions

It’s that time of year again. Time for the get togethers, holiday shopping, and most importantly, lavish meals. But, the large family feasts can be difficult to manage with the dietary restrictions of a child with ADHD or Autism. Many children with ADHD or Autism feel and

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Simple Tips to Make Halloween With Your ADHD Child a Breeze

  Halloween can be a very stressful holiday for children with ADHD. It can be difficult to navigate the change in routine, stimulating environment, and sensory changes. The best way to overcome these challenges is to be proactive and to have a plan. Try these simple tips

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10 Tips to Help Children With ADHD Have a Successful School Year

  The first few months of the school year can be challenging for children with ADHD. Children with ADHD may have persistent inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. In most cases, these children also have an executive functioning deficit, which means that they struggle to plan ahead, stay organized,

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With the warm weather approaching, people are starting to spend more time outside. The extra Vitamin D may boost people’s’ mood and energy levels, but there is also another added benefit to enjoying nature: practicing mindfulness. Mindfulness means paying attention to the present moment nonjudgmentally. It means

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Girls Pre-Teen Group

Our Pre-Teen Group will be starting Wednesday, October 24. If you or someone you know, has a pre-teen girl struggling with self-esteem issues, making friends, or just not sure how to navigate these pre-teen years. Then this group is prefect for her. In a safe and caring

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Summer Teen Social Group

We are happy to announce that we will be offering a teen group over the summer. If you know of a teen girl who struggles with self esteem issues, stress or has difficulty with peer relationships, this is a prefect group for her. This group will help

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Pre-Teen Group

We are happy to announce that we will be offering TWO pre- teen groups over the summer. If you know a pre-teen girl who would benefit from talking about positive body image, healthy peer relationships and how to improve self esteem, this is a prefect group for

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Teen Group

Our TEEN GROUP will be starting in February. Call today to reserve your spot 732-919-1335. If you know or have a teenage girl who is having trouble with self esteem issues, peer pressure, or just unsure of “herself”. Our safe & confidential teen group will help her

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Parent Training and Support Group

If you struggle with your child’s behaviors at home, you don’t have to do it alone. Please join our Support group on Effective Parenting! This group will focus on different aspects of behavioral interventions, along with support and discussions about how to implement these interventions in your

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Monday 11am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm
Wednesday 11am - 7pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 2pm

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Children’s Wellness & Developmental Center
2006 State Highway 71 Suite 4
Spring Lake Hts, NJ 07762 Monmouth County
T: 732.919.1335
F: 732-782-0353

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