There are many treatment options for a child with cerebral palsy (CP). But play can go a long way toward encouraging development. Much of play is about communication and can therefore greatly enhance communication development. Try these tips to develop co..
Alexis Wineman’s Autism Awareness & Acceptance Google+ Hangout with AbiliytPath April 29th, 2013 1:00 pm Pacific Time Do you have Autism? Know someone who does? A family member? A friend? Or simply just curious? We will be hosting a Hangout with a p..
It can be an emotional and overwhelming time when your child is diagnosed with autism. There are a variety of treatments and interventions available for your child. Some programs take place in your home with trained therapists and may include parent train..
PEW Research Center has released national findings on current trends of U.S. mothers by comparing women who gave birth in 1990 vs. woman who gave birth in 2008. Results of this report show a shift in age of mothers of newborns are older now than their cou..
There are many treatment options for a child with cerebral palsy (CP). But play can go a long way toward encouraging development. Here are a variety of both indoor and outdoor activities which may help develop fine motor and sensory skills: Encourage your..
Prenatal screening tests give parents information about their risk of having a child with Down syndrome. Expanded alpha-fetoprotein (E-AFP) is a simple blood test done between the 15th and 20th week of pregnancy. It screens for several chromosomal abnorma..
A child with cerebral palsy (CP) may benefit from many types of therapy to ease symptoms and aid function. Interventions might include physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech and language therapy. The purpose of all therapies is to help your chi..
What Causes Autism? Although no one knows the cause of autism, most believe that genetics plays a role. However, no single cause of autism has been identified. Scientists currently believe that a combination of genetics and environment likely play a role,..
In addition to physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech and language therapy, many other strategies can supplement the treatment plan for a child with cerebral palsy (CP). Here are a few to consider. Behavioral therapy. Family and child psycholo..
Nathan, In support of Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month I want tell you and the world how much I love and accept you for who you are and all that you have to offer. You have opened my heart and mind and given me the opportunity to view people, place..