Archive for the Children Category

What is Leaky Gut and How Do I Heal It?

What is Leaky Gut and How Do I Heal It? Leaky gut is a new term that has been growing in attention from doctors, scientists, and patients. The term is also known as an increase of intestinal permeability. The digestive tract is where food is broken down

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Steps to Managing Food Allergies in School

According to the CDC, food allergies affect 1 in 13 children. Although children can be allergic to many things, the 8 most common food allergies are milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, wheat, soy, peanuts, and tree nuts. Sending a child off to school with a food allergy

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What Should I Do if My Child is Showing Signs of Autism?

Autism, also known as Autism 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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Top 5 Strategies to Help Your Child With ADHD Have a Successful School Year

Top 5 Strategies to Help Your Child 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, and

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5 Important Things to Know About a Bio Individualized Diet

5 Important Things to Know About a Bio Individualized Diet

1.What is a Bio Individualized Diet? Tired of constant dieting and calorie counting? A Bio Individualized Diet is a new way to think about the health of your body. A Bio Individualized Diet begins with an in depth assessment of your biological needs. The goal is to

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Top 5 Reasons To Swim This Summer

Top 5 Reasons To Swim This Summer

Summer is in full swing; the sun is shining, and the days are hot. Here are the top 5 reasons why individuals with ADHD should swim this summer:  Exercise is essential for individuals with ADHD. Studies have shown that individuals with ADHD tend to have less dopamine

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ADHD: A Guide to Emotional Regulation

ADHD: A Guide to Emotional Regulation

Regulating emotions, such as frustration, anger, and sadness is a difficult skill for most individuals. However, individuals with ADHD tend to have difficulties with their executive functioning control, which can make regulating their emotions an even tougher struggle.  What does emotional dysregulation look like? Frustration: Individuals with

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5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

A confident child is a child who is proud of their abilities and is willing to try new things. Children with positive self esteem are more capable of dealing with frustrating situations and managing difficult scenarios. Here are 5 ways to boost your child’s confidence: Give your

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Does My Child need an IEP?

Does My Child need an IEP?

If your child is struggling in school, developing negative behaviors towards school, or a teacher has expressed concern for your child’s learning, it might be time to see if an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is right for your child.  What is an IEP? The Individuals with Disabilities

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8 Important Things to Know About Your Child’s Sleep Routine

  1.Why is adequate sleep so important for my child? Research has shown that children need to have an adequate amount of sleep in order for their brains to develop properly. Without the proper amount of sleep, you might find your child having: Irritable behaviors Difficulty regulating

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