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Demystifying Developmental Disabilities: fetal alcohol syndrome

Nov 24, 19 Demystifying Developmental Disabilities: fetal alcohol syndrome

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What is fetal alcohol syndrome Jessica had some difficulty this morning. She woke up sweaty and dehydrated. She thought it would be a good idea to wear her favorite flannel footie pajamas to bed even though it’s the middle of August in Miami. On the way to breakfast, She slipped down a few stairs, twisting her ankle and stubbing...

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What is bulimia?

Jan 19, 19 What is bulimia?

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Bulimia is not what you think It’s not uncommon for people to really misunderstand eating and body dysmorphic disorders. In all honesty, it confusion kinda makes sense. Food is necessary for survival. Why would anyone purge themselves of a perfectly good meal when there are starving people in the world, right? A slim figure...

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Children Living With Autism – Raising as Child With Autism

Mar 17, 20 Children Living With Autism – Raising as Child With Autism

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Raising a child with autism is real work. And I would know because I’ve done it – and still doing it. If you are reading this, then the chances are that you have a child living with autism too.  Do I understand exactly how you feel? Not entirely. What I can do, however, is share my experiences with you. Hopefully, you find this...

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Can coronavirus cause autism in my unborn baby? I’m pregnant and worried.

Mar 14, 20 Can coronavirus cause autism in my unborn baby? I’m pregnant and worried.

Posted by in Autism, Breaking News, Disabilities

Can coronavirus cause autism? In, short… maybe? There is no direct causal relationship between anything and autism. There’s no exact gene. There’s no exact chemical. There’s no exact environmental cause of autism. Well, at least not one all the experts can agree on. Everything we know is inconclusive, so...

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Having Another Child After Having One With Autism, a Dad’s Perspective

Mar 14, 20 Having Another Child After Having One With Autism, a Dad’s Perspective

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Parenting Strategies for Autism Can Be… Well… a Lot, Right? There are so many techniques and supports to remember when raising a child on the spectrum. Parenting strategies for autism are not only dependent on how receptive your child is generally, but also how well that strategy will work in a given situation. We...

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Intellectual Disability: Features, Symptoms, Treatment

Feb 19, 20 Intellectual Disability: Features, Symptoms, Treatment

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Intellectual disability is a developmental disorder characterized by difficulty in reasoning and understanding. Learn more in this article Intellectual disability is recognized with general problems in intellectual skills. Such general problems are planning and analyzing among others. Intelligence is determined by standard...

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INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM

Individualized Education Program gives these special children all the tools they need to excel in school. It is a document that outlines the student’s educational needs and any extra educational items or services they’ll need for this program to be successful. Having a child who is different from his or her peers and...

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Asperger’s can not stop Time’s Person of the Year: Greta Thunberg

Dec 14, 19 Asperger’s can not stop Time’s Person of the Year: Greta Thunberg

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Asperger’s does not limit potential Our babies diagnosed with Asperger’s, and those self-advocates diagnosed with Asperger’s, don’t look at life in terms of limits. We look at possibilities and potential. We seek out ways we can contribute to this world and make it better not only for us but for others....

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Understand the Major Learning Disorders

Dec 11, 19 Understand the Major Learning Disorders

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Understand the Major Learning Disorders Starting the school stage is a challenging stage for any child to overcome learning disorders. Besides being the beginning of a new routine. There is also the difficulty and awkwardness that can come with meeting the other students and the teachers. There is also the frustration that the...

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Fragile X Syndrome

Dec 06, 19 Fragile X Syndrome

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Fragile X syndrome is a genetic condition that causes intellectual and behavioral changes. This condition is the most diagnosed genetic cause for intellectual disability; second only to Downs Syndrome. In the 1970s, the genetic abnormalities associated with the fragility of a segment of the X chromosome were identified, which led...

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Electronic Visit Verification – In-Home Supports Assurance System

Dec 04, 19 Electronic Visit Verification – In-Home Supports Assurance System

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From Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration Electronic Visit Verification – In-Home Supports Assurance System In 2020, Federal regulations require that all Personal Supports service providers that provide in-home supports use a clock-in and clock-out system to record their service times. The purpose is to increase...

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Demystifying developmental disabilities: Say no to the “R word”, understanding intellectual disability

Dec 02, 19 Demystifying developmental disabilities: Say no to the “R word”, understanding intellectual disability

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Demystifying developmental disabilities: Say no to the “R word”, understanding intellectual disability What is the R word Some words can succinctly describe a situation or condition, while others can slice through a family’s soul when it’s used to describe a loved one. As our understanding of disabilities has evolved, how we...

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Demystifying developmental disabilities: What is cerebral palsy?

Nov 22, 19 Demystifying developmental disabilities: What is cerebral palsy?

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DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES EXPLAINED, WHAT IS CEREBRAL PALSY A developmental disability (DD) is any number of congenital (from birth) physical, learning, language, and behavior conditions. DD impairs daily functioning such as speaking, walking, and motor coordination. Although the symptom severity can improve overtime, these...

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