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Overcoming Autism's Sensory Struggles: Finding The Right Vitamins


How A Visual Processing Exam Helps Children With Visual Discrimination Troubles

Vision is the primary processing tool for learning. It is also one that many different elements to learning are centered around. For example, if they struggle to utilize this trait properly, it may affect a child's ability to learn.  Thankfully, various tests and treatment methods can help make this skill more useful in a child's life. Visual Discrimination Troubles May Be Challenging Visual discrimination centers around a child's ability to tell different objects apart. Read More 

Which COVID-19 Test Is Right For You?

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent quarantine have been a scary time for millions of Americans. With COVID-19 presenting itself in so many different ways, you may experience a symptom or two and wonder if you have the virus. Fortunately, there are many COVID-19 testing centers across the United States where you can know for sure one way or another. There are several different types of COVID-19 tests, all with their own pros and cons. Read More 

What Happens When You See A Rheumatologist For Lupus?

Sometimes a primary care physician will diagnose you with lupus based on your health history and symptoms. But if you are not getting adequate relief from the medications and treatments they prescribe, then they may refer you to a rheumatologist. A rheumatologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating autoimmune disorders, like lupus. Here is what you can expect when you see them. Your rheumatologist may order some tests to confirm your diagnosis Read More 

5 Things To Expect At Your Newborn’s First Visit To The Pediatrician

Your newborn's first appointment with a pediatrician is usually scheduled 3-5 days after birth. Make sure you're prepared for the visit. Bring your insurance card, any paperwork from the hospital like baby's discharge wait, and any records of complications, etc. with your pregnancy. Dress your newborn in clothes that can be easily removed, and make sure to pack up your parenting kit: pacifiers, a change of clothes, diapers, formula, or a breast pump if you're breastfeeding. Read More 

3 Instances Your Child Should See A Pediatric Physician

A pediatric physician is a doctor that specializes in treating children. If you're not sure when your child needs to see a pediatric physician, here are three instances it's a good idea. 1. Your Child Needs A Well Checkup Children that are between the ages of 4 and 21 should have a well child checkup once a year. If your child is younger than 4, they will need a well child checkup more often. Read More 

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Overcoming Autism's Sensory Struggles: Finding The Right Vitamins

Having a child on the autism spectrum poses all kinds of unique challenges that can sometimes be very difficult. The sensory issues that often accompany spectrum disorders can mean that even everyday things like taking vitamins may be a serious struggle. For my son, it's both texture and taste that pose challenges for him, which made finding a vitamin supplement very difficult. After experimenting with many different brands, styles, and flavors, I have found what does and doesn't work for various sensory issues that he has. I've created this site to share our experiences in the hopes that it might help other parents with kids on the spectrum to find a vitamin their child will take.

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How A Visual Processing Exam Helps Children With Visual Discrimination Troubles
7 June 2021

Vision is the primary processing tool for learning

Which COVID-19 Test Is Right For You?
30 April 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent quarantine ha

What Happens When You See A Rheumatologist For Lupus?
7 April 2021

Sometimes a primary care physician will diagnose y

5 Things To Expect At Your Newborn's First Visit To The Pediatrician
4 March 2021

Your newborn's first appointment with a pediatrici

3 Instances Your Child Should See A Pediatric Physician
22 January 2021

A pediatric physician is a doctor that specializes