The Benefits of Touch and Massage for Babies and Children

Relief – massage can relief discomfort from teething, congestion, gas, colic, and emotional stress Bonding – more intimate interaction with parent and baby/child helping to foster the [...]

Tips for Traveling with Children who have Special Developmental and Physical Needs

Traveling is a great way for children to explore the world around them, and it provides the best opportunity to bond as a family and learn together. Traveling with kids with developmental and [...]

The Importance of Mental Health Awareness for Children and Teens

Why is mental health important? Mental health is key to living a healthy and balanced life. “It is important for healthy development at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through [...]

Life with Autism – Told by Families

As a parent you always want what is best for your child. You want them to be successful in life. When you are told your child has autism those thoughts go away, and you start to think how to get [...]

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Tips for Working with Children who Have Autism

Experienced Registered Behavior Technicians were asked to share their top tips for interacting with children who have autism.  These tips are derived from the science of Applied Behavior [...]

Depression During Pregnancy and After Birth

“Depression is a serious mental illness that causes distressing symptoms and impacts both physical and mental health. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “about 6% of women, [...]

Congenital Heart Defects

It’s very important for future parents to take care of their health before considering getting pregnant as it can affect their baby’s health. According to studies by the American Academy of [...]

Supporting Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

In order to begin the healing process of a child who has experienced trauma, parents and caregivers need to know and comprehend its effects. “Trauma changes the way children understand their [...]

The Effects of Trauma on Childhood Development

During childhood children experience different circumstances, some of those experiences can be upsetting, but not necessarily traumatic. Other experiences can be very traumatic and will require [...]

Tips for helping a child with Autism have a Happy Holiday Season

Tips for helping a child with Autism have a Happy Holiday Season The Holidays can be stressful for everyone, including children. Meeting new people or new places and changes in the usual routine [...]

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