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  One of the diagnostic criteria symptoms for autism is repetitive body movements like hand flapping, rocking, and more.  These behaviors are known as stimming behaviors.   While these behaviors are normally not a cause for concern, some stimming behaviors can become dangerous for a child with autism.  For children with oral stimming, there are …

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Children explore the world with their senses.  But for children with autism or sensory processing disorder, sensory input is overwhelming and often leads to an overreaction or underreaction to everyday stimuli.   Incorporating sensory integration therapy into your child’s daily routine can help your child explore, create, and calm the senses leading to desensitization to …

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The signs of autism can be hard to recognize as a parent. While we’re quick to recognize signs and symptoms in other people’s children we tend to miss key indications in our own. I should know… My was diagnosed with nonverbal autism at age three. I’d love to tell you I noticed very early warning …

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Now that you became a mother, your baby is your life! Each new development baby makes has you swelling with pride. But how do you know if your baby is on the right developmental track? By making sure your newborn to 3 month old baby is reaching important milestones! Not only is baby developing physically …

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