Workout and Special Diets For Autism

Managing autism symptoms not only require exercise or workouts, but also a balanced and proper diet.   Aside from a lack of physical activity, diet is also another issue among people and children with autism.   The debate has gone on that people with ASD face a unique challenge to achieve physical fitness.   But…

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Top 5 Affordable Essential Oils for Autism

Essential oils have been used by people since ancient times to aid healing. The great news? People and children with autism can benefit from them, too.    When it comes to essential oils, the first thing that probably comes to your mind is aromatherapy and massage. Right now, essential oils are gaining even more popularity…

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Top 10 Amazon Best Selling Autism Parenting Books

Parenting a child with autism is not only challenging. It can also become stressful. It’s even more overwhelming when you find so many self-help books and yet not know which ones would help you best.   As a parent, you only want what’s best for your child(ren). While books on autism do not hold all…

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The Benefits of Exercise for Autism: Mind & Body

When it comes to autism exercise, reaping the physical benefits is just the tip of the iceberg. Read on and find out how exercise develops the mind of those in the autistic spectrum disorder. Disability or not, exercise has a lot of health benefits. It helps strengthen the body. It’s the key for strong bones.…

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What Are The Best Franchise Opportunities To Own In 2021 In The USA?

With COVID19 affecting our lives, we need to find other ways to earn passive income. We need to stop this notion that investing now would be a bad idea since sales will not be high right now. Investing has always been a long-term approach. You might want to consider investing in the best franchise opportunities…

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Top 5 Adaptive Fitness Exercises for Autism

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every 54 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This disorder is rampant in all socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic groups.   Due to the growing number of autistic children, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and staying fit can become challenging. Autistic children are more…

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Top 5 Tips for Special Needs during CV19

Top 5 Tips for Special Needs during CV19 Recent studies have shown that those who have special needs have been adversely affected by the recent outbreak of COVID-19. This apparent respiratory virus is known to cause fevers and breathing issues among those who have been diagnosed. Unfortunately, those with intellectual disabilities and other special needs…

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How Can Exercise Help With Anxiety?

  If you’re reading this blog, it’s likely that you’re suffering from anxiety. It’s tough because sometimes anxiety seems far away — so far away, in fact, that the idea of it seems silly, like you couldn’t have possibly had it before. Other times (maybe like right now), it’s so present and possessive that it…

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What Does Autism Feel Like?

  If you have autism, it can be difficult to help those who are “neurotypical” (NT) understand what you’re going through. On the one hand, you shouldn’t have to explain yourself; society should accept you exactly as you are, without you having to change your behavior. However, society is run by NT people, so it…

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The Tiny Talker by Ryan and Brittani Rollen

Special Strong is now giving local businesses a platform to share how their services can make a difference for people with special needs. This device’s name is The Tiny Talker, started by Ryan and Brittani Rollen, the proud parents of Lucas. Tell Us What You Do We are the parents of a special needs son…

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Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis – 5 Things You Should Know

Receiving a cerebral palsy diagnosis can be one of the hardest things to hear. Cerebral palsy is a movement disorder that happens when a child’s brain suffers an injury at or close to birth. While growing up, children with cerebral palsy won’t hit milestones as early as other children. They may have low Apgar scores. This…

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“Do I Have ADHD or Depression?”: The Surprising Symptom Overlaps

  At surface level, one might not see the similarities between the two mental conditions. Depression, connotedly, makes people less energetic, while ADHD has a connotation of making people “too” energetic. They seem like polar opposites. Yet, with the symptom overlaps, you might be asking yourself, “Do I have ADHD or depression?” The answer could…

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4 Foods That Positively Impact Behavior (and 5 Foods to Avoid)

Most of us are fortunate enough to have choices, particularly when it comes to food. When we can technically have cake whenever we want, it’s hard to tell ourselves “no.” It can be even more difficult to tell our kids “no” – especially if they have special needs. You want your children to have everything…

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Physical Therapy for Special Needs

Physical Therapy for Special Needs With the services we provide, we are often asked “what is physical therapy for special needs and how is it different than personal training?  Many special needs clients have both an outside physical therapist and a personal trainer with Special Strong.  We often work in conjunction with therapists to provide…

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Top Special Needs Home Exercises

Top Special Needs Home Exercises Did you know that there are thousands of different exercises for special needs?  Where do you even start?  As a company that has worked with several hundred special needs clients, we have identified some of the top special needs home exercises. Functional exercise – exercises that translate into everyday activities.…

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