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 5 Strength Exercises for Down Syndrome

Today’s post will tell you some of the basic, yet most beneficial, strength exercises for Down syndrome. But before that, let’s first dive into what Down syndrome is and why strength training is very important. Down syndrome is a genetic condition that affects 1 in every 700 babies born in the U each year. Children…

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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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Physical Fitness Exercise Program for Cerebral Palsy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common motor disability among children. The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) estimates that about one in every 345 children is diagnosed with CP which makes cerebral palsy exercises very important to help support their motor skills and…

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Top 10 Sensory Gym Equipment for Autism and Special Needs

For some people, a sensory gym is simply a “playroom” for kids. Gyms like these look like they are made more efficient with kid-friendly equipment. But that’s where most people get it wrong. For children with autism and special needs, a sensory gym is a place to enjoy and play without stress. It’s not only…

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Top 10 Social Skill Activities for Autism to Help with Sensory Issues in Children

Sensory issues are often a problem among children with autism. Because of these, kids with autism either become hypersensitive (over-responsive) or hyposensitive (under-responsive). This affects how they respond to a wide range of stimuli that other children respond to on a daily basis.    These sensory issues often affect their social skills. This is the…

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Habla Speech Therapy and Certified Autism Center – Pamela Torres

Special Strong is giving local businesses a platform to share how their services can make a difference for people with special needs. This service provider is Habla Speech Therapy & Certified Autism Center, a speech and hearing impairment center. About Habla Speech Therapy & Certified Autism Center We specialize in treating children with speech and…

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Home Behavioral Improvement for Children with Autism

Research has shown that behavioral therapy enables children with autism to develop key life skills. If therapy starts early enough, they can learn to enjoy personal comforts while also participating in activities that can help them grown. As a companion to your licensed behavioral therapy regimen, here are some things to do for home behavioral…

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Dating And Special Needs – When is it the Right Time?

Dating And Special Needs – When is it the Right Time? Dating is often a hot subject. With the rise of social media and mobile apps, there are infinite opportunities to meet your romantic match. However, when it comes to teens and adults with special needs, there may be fewer opportunities to make a love…

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