When the topic comes on mental disabilities, the world is highly concerned about one neuropsychiatric disorder, and that is autism or ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders). According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) data report of 2008, 1 out of 88 children was with ASD or autism, but . . . → Read More: Know a New Dimension of Autism on Autism Awareness Day
In recent days, the name “Autisms” is better suited than the singular “Autism”, though the full form of ASD is already known as Autism Spectrum Disorders. The impairments or disorders caused by ASD are not one or two, but cover a huge as well as broad spectrum. It is also found that if autism . . . → Read More: ‘Autisms’ – A More Suitable Term for ‘Autism’
Mental retardation with brain disorder is turning into a vital condition nowadays. The place is none other than the U.S, a first world country, where according to the CDC data report of the year 2008, 1 out of 88 children was found with autism, but according to the latest data report, 1 out of . . . → Read More: A study of Autism with fMRI technique
Life in our household has been crazy. I have family staying with me, and it’s been a little crowded. It’s also been a learning experience. I now have my autism son, and an ADHD child to care for. It’s not everyday, only when his mom is working. This week, that’s been a . . . → Read More: Caring For An Autism Child and An ADHD Child
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