Sensory Integration Dysfunction News
Photos Document Unbreakable Bond Between Parents and Their Kids With Special Needs.
Parenting is a love that knows no limits and sees no limitations. The latest photo series from The Honest Body Project, "Defined By Our Hearts,” shows the loving bond between parents and their children with special needs: from Down syndrome to autism to ADHD to hypotonia and more. “The Honest Body
Stylist Offers Tantrum-Free Haircuts for Special Needs Kids
Andrew Lechtanski would throw such a major tantrum every time he had a haircut that his mother Jenn Lechtanski feared the 4-year-old would hurt himself. “He would go berserk and he wasn’t growing out of it,” she said. “It got so bad I had to hold him down, which was very traumatic for both of us.”
Podcast Exposes Hidden Pitfalls of Early Parenting
'The LongestShortest Time' Shares Personal Stories About Poop, Pumping, Pregnancy and Beyond
Parents of Violent Mental Disorder Patients Share Their Stories to Lawmakers
The father of a young man whose battle with mental illness ended in suicide told a bipartisan group of Congress members today about the sometimes nightmarish struggles he faced trying to help his son. “I can’t tell you the horror it is to have a...
Newtown Shooter Lanza Had Sensory Processing Disorder
From the time he was little, Adam Lanza couldn't bear to be touched. By middle school, the chaos and noise of large, bustling classrooms began to upset set him. At 20, just before the Newtown shootings, he was isolated and, the world would later learn, disturbed. All this was revealed in "Raising
'Sensory Integration Therapies' Lack Evidence, AAP Says
Top Pediatrics Group's Recommendation: Sensory Processing Disorder Should Not Be a Diagnosis
Preemies Among World's Smallest Surviving Newborns Beating Odds
Two women who hold records for being the smallest surviving newborns are now doing fine and have developed normally, despite being born months premature and weighing about as much as a smart phone after birth, according to doctors where both babies were born. Madeline Mann is now 20 and a college
My Child’s Health and Trusting My Gut
by GIGI, Kludgy Mom Million Moms Challenge Blogger When my first child was born, I was awash with doubt...
Julie Schenecker Case: Making Sense of Unthinkable Violence
It's normal for parents to feel angry at their children now and then, and experts say those emotions rarely reach a level or a frequency that leads to violence. But the case of Julie Schenecker , the Tampa, Fla., woman accused of fatally shooting her teenage son and daughter, reportedly because she
Military Deployment Stress Seeps to Children
Children With Deployed Parent at Risk for Mental and Behavior Issues, Study Shows