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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What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old?

Jul 28, 19 What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old?

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by Jayne Leonard Medical News Today What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects approximately 1 in 59 children. ASD covers a range of conditions that doctors used to believe were different, including autism and Asperger’s syndrome. Behavioral symptoms often develop in early...

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Haircut Tips for Autistic Children

Apr 09, 19 Haircut Tips for Autistic Children

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Haircut Tips for Autistic Children As many of us know taking our children for a hair cut can be difficult. Between the fidgeting and the normal short patience of many young children it can take some planning and sometimes some bribing (lol) to make it through a session. Take a look at this touching article about how to help...

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Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students

Apr 09, 19 Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students

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Autism speech. Speech-language support for autistic high school students I’m not sure about you guys, but every year around IEP time I have the same conversation with school staff. Years ago it started with “well, Seth’s speech skills won’t get any better so let’s reduce the speech therapy”....

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3 month rule and dating… and autism. Just wait new parents.

Apr 06, 19 3 month rule and dating… and autism. Just wait new parents.

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From Autism with a Side of Fries The Three Month Rule Enjoy this delightfully personal shout out from Eilleen Shaklee to new autism parents and how they should approach behaviors both good and bad Today I was interviewed by a graduate student who was doing research on autism, parenting, and all that jazz.  One of his last questions...

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DisabilityScoop: autistic girls are sometimes invisible

Feb 05, 19 DisabilityScoop: autistic girls are sometimes invisible

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From DisabilityScoop Girls On The Spectrum Often Go Unnoticed Nichole Lowther has heard the word her whole life. Bright, even charming, she nonetheless never felt comfortable in groups or making small talk. A hard worker, she had a tough time finding or keeping a steady job. Could it have been her unvarying wardrobe, her lack of...

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