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Happy Holidays

The staff at Children’s Wellness & Developmental Center would like to wish all our patients, families and friends a very Happy Holiday!!!! Our wish to all of you is happiness and good health. Thank you ALL for letting us be part of your lives and enjoy this

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Holiday Tips for Families with Children with Special Needs

List of Holiday Tips for families with children with special needs. Love the tip on sleep. The Holidays are stressful for all of us so not only do the children need a good night sleep, but it is equally important for parents too. As parents we can

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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! #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.

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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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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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