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8-Year-Old Raises More Than $1 Million to Help Cure His Friend's Rare Disease

Some best friends will do anything for each other – even if it means raising more than $1 million.

In 2012, when Dylan Siegel, then 6, found out his best pal, Jonah Pournazarian, had a rare liver disorder called glycogen storage disease type 1B, he… 251 more words

Why Screening Young Children for Language Delays Isn’t Helpful

Doctors and new parents are eager to do everything they can to help young babies develop well. But the latest research shows that testing infants for signs of speech or language difficulties may not end up helping the young ones. 415 more words

Developmental Verbal Dyspraxia

What is Dyspraxia?                                              

A motor programming disorder.  In simple terms: The brain and the muscles are working normally, but the message being sent from the brain to the muscles gets lost, resulting in coordination difficulties. 927 more words

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Sensory friendly holidays [1]: How to help your sensory kid stay regulated - at home

It is that time of the year. Depending on which part of the world you are from, you either celebrated your big holiday and new year such as Diwali in India, or you are yet preparing your taste buds for all the flavors of Christmas, say somewhere in Europe. 633 more words

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ADHD Linked to the Air Pregnant Women Breathe

Research has long connected what a mom-to-be eats and drinks to the health of her baby, and recent studies have even linked behavioral experiences such as stress, sleep and mood to the growing fetus’s development. 552 more words

Attica soccer player's goal a heartfelt triumph

All fall Cody Chesley kept telling his mother one thing about his final season on Attica’s boys varsity soccer team. “I just want to score a goal, Mom. 425 more words

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