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Immunize Against Illiteracy, Enhance Language Development

"Reading to your child is one of the most important language development activities you can do. I recommend that you read to your child daily."   ~...

Develop Listening Skills With the Basics: Sound Localization

Last week, I shared with you the differences between hearing and sound processing.  I shared activities to work on Sound Awareness. This week, keeping in...

Mom to 3 Year Old with ASD Ensures a Healthy Second...

Anna, mother of a three year old boy with ASD, consulted me last week because she’s planning another pregnancy and would like to do...

Anxiety is Truly a Family Affair

Although it was my daughter that was diagnosed with an anxiety issue at a very young age it has been the whole family that...

Processing Sensory Information

When my son, JJ, was quite young, he would put his hands over ears when there were loud noises; he would spin when he...

A Psychotherapist’s View On Upcoming DSM Changes

by Barbara Lester, LCSW As a whole, I support the proposed changes to the DSM despite the controversy surrounding the potential shift. About the...

Organize a Resource Fair in Your Community

Guest Post by Julie Foxx This past spring, I had the pleasure of attending the Recreation Programs for Individuals With Special Needs Resource Fair at...

How To Determine the Right Therapeutic Path?

A parent recently asked... "Is there a flow chart of symptoms that parents might look at to better determine what path they should be looking...

Safe Natural Treatment of ADD and ADHD

If you are the parent of a child with ADD or ADHD or if you have one of these conditions yourself, I’d encourage you...

Social Rule # 52: DON’T BE A VICTIM!

Honoring National Safety Month, an integral component to safety is to learn how to not become a victim. Once a victim, the role tends to...