Pre-teen Support Group

We are so excited to announce a Girls Pre-Teen Social/Support Group. This group will focus on helping your daughter Navigate the difficulties of the pre-teen years. Topics will include: -Promoting Self-esteem -Dealing with body image -Creating a positive self image – How to handle peer pressure -The

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Foods Associated with ADHD-Like Symptoms

What are the 3 most common foods associated with ADHD-like symptoms? 1.Dairy- dairy is at the top of the list of foods that cause behavior, focus & attention problems. Signs that your child could have a problem with dairy can be bed wetting, eczema, asthma, temper tantrums,

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Autism: Guide for Grandparents to support their Adult children

Guide for Grandparents

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Back to School Tips for your child with ADHD

Click on the  link for Back to school tips for your child with ADHD.

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Gluten/Casein free and Reduction in Sugar and Salicylates

This is a case report of a girl showing improvements in social communication and behaviors with the elimination of gluten/casein and the reduction of sugars and salicylates. We can tell you countless stories of how children have shown significant improvements in social communication and behaviors with dietary

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Signs a Teen May be Misusing ADHD medications

This is interesting, not just for your child who takes ADHD medication but for anyone in the house that could be potentially abusing ADHD medication. If you think something may be wrong, it probably is. -always keep medication locked away -ANY unused medication return to the pharmacy

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Food is Healing!!

WE are what we eat!!! Food is not just fuel, it is healing. If you increase nutrient dense foods, decrease sugar intake, decrease inflammatory foods and balance blood sugar, you will see improvements in mood, cognition and behaviors. This does not have to be so overwhelming. Make

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Visual Schedule

Here are some behavioral techniques that can be used at home: consistency, create a visual schedule, positive reinforcement, time out from activity for aggression, ignoring certain behaviors, frequent verbal and visual reminders of rules What is a A visual schedule?  A visual schedule system is an easy

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Resource Fair

Don’t Miss Out! Two Rivers Friends of Different Learners is presenting it’s annual Resouce Fair. This is a great opportunity for families to meet representatives from programs for students with special needs of all ages and challenges. Monday, March 6 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. We will

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Recommended Reading

Some recommended reading. I just finished this book and found it would be a good resource for parents who are new to the biomedical world.Jennifer Kozek is a therapist who practices in Connecticut, and is also the mother of a son with Autism Spectrum disorders. After treating

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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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