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Autism, ADHD and the HOLIDAYS!

Posted by dyapp1977@yahoo.com on December 23, 2015 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Remember when you were young? How excited you were with the thought of Santa coming. And Christmas morning the tree full of presents… you couldn’t wait to tear open gifts under the tree. All of this can be overwhelming to the average child, but for a child with Autism or ADHD it’s especially overwhelming to them. All of the holiday events that we enjoy and anticipate every year can easily turn from joy to tears to tantrums and melt downs in a matter of moments.

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Primitive Reflexes and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Posted by dyapp1977@yahoo.com on April 24, 2015 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Primitive reflexes are muscle reactions that are present at birth.   They happen automatically in response to certain types of stimulation. Many parents are familiar with 2 of the survival reflexes known as the Moro (startle reflex) and the rooting reflex.   Besides the Moro and startle reflexes there are other important reflexes that should disappear as the child develops. The presence and strength of these reflexes are good indicators that an infant is experiencing proper neural d...

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