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The Parkinson’s Global Project – Regeneration Training That Works

The Parkinson’s Global Project – Regeneration Training That Works Parkinson’s disease affects millions of people in the United States with between 50,000 and 60,000 new cases diagnosed every year. It tends to affect men more often than women. Early symptoms are mild, including loss of smell, constipation, small handwriting, and vivid dreams. However, as the…

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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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How to Get My Child With Special Needs to Take Vitamins

Getting kids to take vitamins can be tough in general, but getting your child with special needs to take them can be even more of a challenge. That’s because children with special needs may be especially sensitive to taste and textures or especially resistant to trying new things. Here are a few methods you can…

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3 Ways to Build Confidence in Your Special Needs Child

  Childhood is a special time period, one in which it’s vital to build up healthy self-esteem, self-image, and self-confidence. Children with ADD, ADHD or intellectual special needs may be particularly susceptible to self-confidence issues. Part of the issue is that kids with special needs tend to see the world in different ways to “normal”…

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5 Tips for a Gluten-free Diet for Special Needs

5 Tips for a Gluten-free Diet for Special Needs Gluten-free is a big buzz phrase right now. If you walk the grocery store aisles you will likely see dozens, if not hundreds of products labeled “gluten-free”, which as a nutritionist for special needs families, I am happy for the variety and ease in selecting products…

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Is My Special Needs Child Being Bullied?

Is My Special Needs Child Being Bullied? Studies, although limited, have shown the many predictors of bullying involving children with special needs, including autism spectrum disorders. Individuals with disabilities, particularly children are at an increased risk of becoming victims of bullying. “Disability harassment,” is prohibited under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and schools…

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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 Three Exercise Equipment for Special Needs

Top Three Exercise Equipment for Special Needs As personal trainers for special needs children, our clients ask us a lot of questions. One of the most common questions they ask us on a regular basis is “what types of in-home exercises can my son or daughter do?” Inasmuch as we specialize in physical fitness training…

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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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