April is Autism Awareness Month. With the latest research indicating that 1 in every 88 children is diagnosed with autism, as a society, we must gain a greater understanding of this neurological disorder that impacts millions of families nationwide. Parents of newly diagnosed children may feel helpless and need guidance to really understand this complex disorder that can affect one’s ability to communicate, think, move, and function independently. Here are five suggestions to help your child ... Continue Reading
Five suggestions to helping your child with autism.
Now it is possible to diagnose and treat ADHD in children as young as 4 years of age.
ADHD, also known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a condition that causes children and teens to have difficulty controlling their behavior. Until recently, ADHD was a condition that was only diagnosed in children between the ages of 6 and 12 years of age. The American Academy of Pediatrics released new ADHD guidelines at the annual pediatric meetings last year. Now it is possible to diagnose and treat kids as young as 4 years of age. If a preschool child is diagnosed with ... Continue Reading