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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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Do I live in fear for my Black autistic son’s life? A Black mom’s manifesto

Jun 10, 20 Do I live in fear for my Black autistic son’s life? A Black mom’s manifesto

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Do I live in fear for my Black, autistic son’s life? I’ve struggled with what to say. My family is a rainbow of race, socioeconomic, occupation, and cultural experiences.  I love them all. From my family who are and were incarcerated to those who are doctors, lawyers, and business owners. From my family who are veterans and...

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Kindness During COVID-19: Supporting Each Other

May 29, 20 Kindness During COVID-19: Supporting Each Other

Posted by in Breaking News, Mental Health

From National Institute of Mental Health By Joshua Gordon A few weeks ago, a couple of weeks into social distancing, my wife and I were walking our dog Zoey on a drab Friday morning. It had been a challenging week, and my mood was not particularly good. We went down the street to our car, which my wife was going to take to work —...

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The Benefits of Essential Oils for Anxiety

May 23, 20 The Benefits of Essential Oils for Anxiety

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Do you want to know how essential oils help relieve anxiety? There are many benefits of essential oils, and it depends on the fragrance you prefer. It is difficult dealing with anxiety. Most times it feels like you can’t control it: your heart racing, your mind churning, the shaking, and the restlessness can be overwhelming. Over...

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The Benefits of Using a Weighted Blanket

May 19, 20 The Benefits of Using a Weighted Blanket

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Anxiety and stress can hinder a good night’s sleep . This has compelled people to take sleeping pills as a means to improve their sleep. But why take pills when a weighted blanket can help? There are many benefits of using a weighted blanket. It helps can combat stress and anxiety since it harnesses Deep Touch Stimulation, which...

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Coronavirus resources and online activities

Apr 15, 20 Coronavirus resources and online activities

Posted by in Breaking News, Resources

From Pathfinders for Autism CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) RESOURCE PAGE Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources Page We are trying to keep track of as many resources as we can find to help you while we are home and working, playing, learning and living.  This list is being updated regularly.  Please feel free to email Neal Lichter with any...

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Caregiver Could Get Paid Leave Under COVID-19 Relief Law

Apr 08, 20 Caregiver Could Get Paid Leave Under COVID-19 Relief Law

Posted by in Breaking News, Disabilities

FROM DISABILITY SCOOP Parents who must stay home from work to care for their adult children with disabilities due to coronavirus-related closures may qualify for paid leave, federal official say. The stimulus bill signed by President Donald Trump in March includes a temporary expansion of paid leave for workers in some...

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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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