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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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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