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Could Your Child Be Twice-Exceptional? One local mom describes what it's like to raise a kid who is gifted with learning disabilities

Could your child be twice-exceptional? | Washington FAMILY magazine

Now and then throughout my son’s childhood, I wondered whether something was amiss. For example, the way he wrote certain letters seemed odd, like starting at the bottom of a “p,” where I would start at the top. He often couldn’t follow what I thought was a clear a series …

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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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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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