As a parent of an autistic child, I have considered medicine as a treatment for my autistic child. I have discussed it with my son’s doctor, and, we both agreed that it isn’t needed for him. I have talked with other parents about it, and am always upset when I hear stories . . . → Read More: ADHD and Autism Medicine Treatment Requests
The Center for Disease Control reports that 5.4 million children between the ages 5-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD by a healthcare professional. Of those children, boys were (13.2%) more likely than girls (5.6%) to have been diagnosed with ADHD.
Children with ADHD can have a difficult time fitting in at school. There are . . . → Read More: Raising Boys with ADHD
Joseph Cannizzaro, MD
and the book:
Answers for the 4-A Epidemic Siloam (April 3, 2012)
***Special thanks to Althea Thompson | Publicity Coordinator, Charisma House | Charisma Media for sending me a review copy.***
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Joseph Cannizzaro, MD, is the founder and managing pediatrician for the Pediatricians Care Unit . . . → Read More: Answers for the 4-A Epidemic by Joseph Cannizzaro, MD
Two new weighted therapy belts are shown to promote self-calming, balance, and increased body awareness by enhancing proprioceptive feedback. The therapeutic weighted belt is effective for infants, children, teens and adults with special sensory needs.
The Sensory belt is a weighted therapy belt designed for children, teens, and adults weighing more than 75 pounds. . . . → Read More: Therapeutic Weighted Belts Improve Body Awareness, Self-Control & Relaxation in Autistic and ADHD Children and Adults
I’m currently going through the book “52 Small Changes” by Brett Blumenthal. It’s a book focused on helping people make one small change per week, and at the end of the year, the person will (hopefully) be happier and healthier.
Week 37 really struck a chord with me as it is about getting back . . . → Read More: Get Back to Nature
Effective Ways To Treat ADHD – Some Shocking Facts To Keep Us On Our Toes
Author: Robert William Locke
Did you know that the New York Times recently revealed the news about Risperdal as a new drug for ADHD ? Sounds fine and dandy until you read the small print! This drug was not . . . → Read More: Effective Ways To Treat ADHD – Some Shocking Facts To Keep Us On Our Toes
As the parent of two children on the autism spectrum I walk a fine line every minute of every day. I never know what is going to happen or when.
There are lots of books and people out there, who will tell you that you can increase predictability for autistic children through routine. Those . . . → Read More: Walking a very fine line. . .
I’m new to Autism Learning Felt, but not to parenting special needs children. My story is a long and ongoing one, but you can read all about it on my special needs parenting site. The short version is that I am the mother of two special needs children, both on the Autism . . . → Read More: Sensory Overload