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Tag Archives: Special Needs

The Benefits of Craniosacral Therapy Hands-on help for children with special needs

the benefits of craniosacral therapy for children with special needs

Children with anxiety, learning difficulties and other special needs may find craniosacral therapy a supportive modality that helps them — and, by extension, the whole family — feel calmer, better able to manage stress and more capable of self-regulation. An Alternative Therapy Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a healing modality developed …

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Can Medical Marijuana Help Kids With Seizures? One Maryland family looks for answers

Can Medical Marijuana Help Kids with Seizures? A Maryland family looks for answers.

When Maryland licensed its first medical marijuana dispensaries in 2015, Trent and Tina Stroup believed the move might hold promise for their teenage daughter, Addie, who faces multiple medical challenges including epilepsy and autism. The Stroups heard through multiple advocacy groups and resources that medical marijuana could be a panacea …

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10 DC-Area Holiday Events for Kids with Special Needs Fun attractions that are both accessible and sensory friendly

The train show at the U.S. Botanic Garden makes our list of DC-area holiday events for kids with special needs

December in the DMV is packed with holiday attractions! But families with special needs children may struggle with accessibility or sensory overload, so planning is a must. To save you time, we’ve done the research for you! Here are some of our favorite DC-area holiday events for kids with special …

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Autism Myths & Truths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as “a developmental disability that is caused by differences in how the brain functions. People with ASD may communicate, interact, behave and learn in different ways.” About one in 59 children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum …

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