March 26, 2017

Therapy for Adopted Children

Next up in the Adoption: Let’s Be Honest series is therapy for adopted children. This is a very real and not much talked about part of an adoptive family’s life. And vital in factoring in on the decision to adopt or not. There is a long list of therapies that could/should/need to be helpful for […]

How ADHD/Asperger’s Children Make Friends

The diagnosis of ADHD or Asperger’s carries a lot of concerns. One of these is how ADHD/Aspergers children make friends. There is hope. As a mom of 5 children, 3 with special needs, I can remember wondering will kids ever accept them. And more so, will they have close friends who want to play with […]

You Can Get The Total Transformation Program Free

Snapshot of your life: It has been determined that your child has oppositional defiant disorder issues. After the initial shock and confusion, you started researching just what this was. The results of the research proved that you no longer have to struggle with your child’s behavioral difficulties. There is help and the Total Transformation program […]

Baby Brain Development

How the brain develops has been researched since time began. For so long, this was viewed as some mystical event. Then rudimentary with the basis of being only an internal process. But recently, there has been significant discoveries of how environment plays a huge part in the brain development, especially baby brain development. In her […]

Sensory Processing Disorder

Have you ever tried to feed your child a food that may be not so tasty (like broccoli) but get a response way off the chart when they took a bite? Or have had a full on meltdown that their socks are bothering them? I was experiencing this with my daughter on a daily basis […]

Growing Up With A Disabled Sibling

Have you, or has someone you know, grown up with a handicapped sibling? It takes all kinds of people to make a family, and this includes the developmentally disabled. When I was 11 years old my mother remarried, and I acquired two stepsisters, Paula and Carol.  Carol was developmentally disabled.  Her brain was pretty much […]

What Is Auditory Processing Delay?

We have a new writer for our site. Her name is Kristine, and here is her first offering. It’s about a little known disorder that her son suffers from called auditory processing delay, or auditory processing disorder. Read and learn! When my son was born, he seemed normal. He cried a lot, and slept very […]

Raising ODD Children Is Interesting, Isn’t It?

Raising children is interesting isn’t it? Every day, something new comes up so that on the job training is the norm. Now, if you are raising Oppositional Defiant Disorder kiddos, every moment can feel like on the job training as it is very different than raising “typical kids”. And what is more difficult is that […]

Parenting RAD Teens

This journey of parenting RAD teens makes me feel like I am groping along blindly in a black tunnel. The statistics are not encouraging either – over age 13 the success rate drops dramatically in healing these kiddos. Notice most camps are only up to age 12? After the hormones kick in, you start facing […]

A Few Reactive Attachment Disorder Facts

For those of us whose children have had multiple diagnoses, here are a few helpful bits of information concerning Reactive Attachment Disorder. First off, there is a new term being considered for Reactive Attachment Disorder which is Development Trauma Disorder. While RAD is found in the DSM IV, the definition is confusing. With the DSM […]

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