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What can I do to prevent my SPD son from running...

This is a very common reaction for children with SPD and usually happens when the child is overwhelmed or overstimulated. What you have to...

Wearing SPD Lenses: 7 All-Season Reasons to Purchase Pool Noodles

The first official day of summer is but days away and, so, summer recreation items are on sale everywhere.  Well, don’t just breeze by...

Do You Have a Wanderer? 8 Tips to Keep Your Child...

Source: HealthyState.org  Dennis Debbaudt of Port St. Lucie is the father of Brad, who has autism, and the author of many articles and books on...

Sound Therapy: Early Intervention for Auditory Processing?

Parents often ask if it is better to wait to begin sound therapy until the child can wear headphones or listen better. The answer...

Lessons in Sound Therapy, Sound Differences and the Three Neuro Reflexes

Change Your Perspective: Sound Therapy is not Auditory Therapy So very often clients come to me, knowing that I am an audiologist and assume that...

Treating the Child, Not the Diagnosis

When I first began in pediatric practice back in the early 80’s, the approach to evaluating children with developmental delays was much different than...

On a Mission to End Intolerance

“It is important that people know  what you stand for.  It’s equally important that they know  what you won’t stand for.”   ~ Mary Waldrop One of my previous...

Parenting Neurodiversity: Write Yourself a Love Poem

As busy parents and caregivers of children with special needs, we tend to expend our energy away from ourselves and into the constant care,...

Ten Tips for Sensational Parents

Not too long ago I was asked to create a ‘Top Ten’ list of tips for sensational caregivers. This was not a task I...

Be Flexible & Reduce the Anxiety of Getting Gifts

Source: autismdigest.comWe assume that everyone enjoys receiving a gift, especially kids. Yet many parents report that getting a gift causes fear and anxiety...