What is Autism Spectrum Disorder and How is it Diagnosed and Treated?

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a condition seen in children and adults that can affect the way that they are able to interact with others in social situations and may be accompanied by a wide range of adaptive patterns of behavior.  There is a wide range of symptoms and signs, and the severity of each can be very

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Meet Megan | Speech-Language Pathologist

Meet Megan, a speech-language pathologist at Solace Pediatric Home Healthcare. A member of the Solace team for nearly three years, Megan earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Central Oklahoma. She also serves as a clinical mentor, onboarding success coach and graduate student supervisor. What do you like most about your job? I love the unique patient and

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Community Outreach | Main Park

Rehab Rockstars and Walkie Talkies, two teams from the Northern Colorado region (Greeley, Loveland, Fort Collins, Windsor, Johnstown and more), hosted a fall-themed outreach event on Sept. 10 for our families at Main Park in Windsor. There were several stations with sensory bins, face painting, water guns, crafting, and Big Bubbles for families to enjoy. In addition, snacks and books

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Community Outreach | John Venezia Park

On Sept. 25, several of our clinicians from the South region took part in a special community outreach event at John Venezia Park in Colorado Springs. The event, which provided an opportunity for families to share their experiences, also included gross motor activities, arts and crafts, sensory play and a book fair for children.  

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Sensory Processing Disorder in Children

When a child’s senses aren’t following through Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a condition that affects how the brain processes sensory information (stimuli). Specifically, the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses. Because the brain doesn’t understand how to respond to stimuli, a child, for instance, is likely to over or under-react to normal stimuli.

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