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7 Tips for Parents with a Child Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy

7 Tips for Parents with a Child Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy

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The specific cause of cerebral palsy is unknown according to the CDC, and it is usually diagnosed by the time a child is 2 years old. It happens to be the most common motor disability in children, and parents of these children need all the support they can find. Here are some valuable tips for parents with […]

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7 Ways to Establish Child Sleep Habits

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Sleep is crucial for people of all ages, but especially children. Establishing healthy sleep habits early on in childhood helps ensure your children feel refreshed the next day and have the energy to grow. However, getting your child to sleep can sometimes be challenging. Fortunately, there are many tips for developing sleep habits for babies […]

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7 Ways to Support Your Child in Developmental Therapy

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The first few years of a child’s life are critical to their health and growth. Sometimes, speech delays, injuries and certain conditions may affect their development and physical, mental and emotional capacities. That’s where development therapy comes in to help teach essential life skills like understanding and resolving challenges, developing coping skills, making positive changes […]

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8 Great Habits For Kids To Have Early In Life

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Most parents are well aware that telling children what to do and how to act is far less effective than showing them what to do and how to act. Teaching children what is a good habit early in life works best when the habit or behavior is modeled by the parents themselves. Whether the child […]

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At Home Tips to Help Your Child With ADHD

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The first tip when learning to deal with your child with ADHD is not to panic. Your whole life is not turning upside down. It may feel that way, but with some support from professionals, you can easily learn at home tips to help your child with ADHD. What Exactly Is ADHD? You may think your child […]

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Find the Right ABA Company & Therapist for Your Child

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July 11, 2023

Choosing a provider you trust to conduct ABA therapy with your child is a significant decision. Beyond possessing the suitable qualifications and skills necessary to help your child, the ABA therapy clinic’s environment and programs can significantly impact your child’s success. What to Look for in an ABA Treatment Center When looking for an ABA […]

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Guide to Family Child Consultations and Training

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For families of children on the autism spectrum, many parents or other caregivers ask: What do I do next? Luckily, there are numerous ways to help support your child’s growth and skill acquisition. Family training and consultation often go hand in hand with Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy. Both allow you and your family to understand how you […]

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How To Make At-Home Oral Motor Activities Fun

Girl in Speech Therapy with Mom
July 18, 2023

A child who has difficulty with the coordination of their oral muscles like the tongue, lips, and jaw will have trouble producing speech and even the ability to eat and drink. There are lots of specialized exercises to help with these problems, but exercising doesn’t sound like fun, especially for a child. So let’s call […]

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Mindfulness Techniques for Reducing Anxiety in Individuals With Autism

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January 30, 2024

Children with autism who live with anxiety may have strong feelings of internal tension. They can feel a strain throughout their bodies, manifesting as stomach aches, a racing heart and muscle tension. Your child may have trouble expressing these feelings, which can cause meltdowns or aggressive behavior. Anxiety-reducing techniques for children with autism include minimizing […]

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