Working With Schools

Working With Schools : IEP and Other SolutionsIndividualized Education Plan (IEP) and section 504 meetings should be, and can be, a collaboration between you, your school system, and others (doctors and therapists) who are supporting your child. The goal of this team is to provide your child with the supports they need to have the […]

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Therapeutic Parenting

Therapeutic Parenting – Encouragement and Positive SpeechTherapeutic parenting describes the type of high structure/high nurture parenting needed for a traumatized child to feel safe and relaxed enough that they begin to heal and attach. Therapeutic parenting helps children to heal from the trauma, maltreatment, or lack of care they experienced early in life from primary […]

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Sensory Activities

Sensory Activities for Sensory Processing DisorderSensory processing is the integration and interpretation of sensory stimulation from the environment by the brain. In contrast, sensory processing disorder (SPD), sometimes called sensory integration disorder (SID), is a dysfunction in which sensory input is not integrated or organized appropriately in the brain. This results in over- or under-stimulated […]

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Nutrition

Nutrition and DietA healthy gut leads to a healthy mind.More than 70% of what your body does to fight disease occurs in your digestive system. If your child’s digestive system doesn’t work properly, the immune system is compromised. According to the research of Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, a compromised immune system can lead to ADD/ADHD, autism […]

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Biomedicine

Unlike traditional medicine that focuses on treating the symptoms of complex diagnosis such as ADHD, ASD, PDD-NOS, and PANDAS, biomedicine uses methods from biology, chemistry, and physics to devise new strategies for diagnosis and therapy. Like traditional medicine, biomedical treatment is managed by a physician and is individualized to the patient’s particular ailments.Biomedicine can include, […]

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