January 22, 2017

Gastrointestinal Woes in Autism Explained?

A heightened stress reaction may explain the high rate… [more]

Gastrointestinal Woes in Autism Explained? Gastrointestinal Woes in Autism Explained?

Parental Obesity Linked to Developmental Delays in Kids

Both maternal and paternal obesity may play a role… [more]

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Social Skills Training Program

Who: The social skills group will be run by graduate… [more]

Social Skills Training Program Social Skills Training Program

Halloween “Tricks” for Children with Autism

By Elizabeth Murcie, PNP Halloween can be a fun… [more]

Halloween “Tricks” for Children with Autism Halloween “Tricks” for Children with Autism

Bedtime Battle and Whine

By Jacquelynn Duquette, NPP, MS, RN It’s back… [more]

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9 Ways You Can Help a Special Needs Parent

When I set out to write 7 Things You Don’t Know About… [more]

9 Ways You Can Help a Special Needs Parent 9 Ways You Can Help a Special Needs Parent

7 Things You Don’t Know About A Special Needs Parent

About 6 million kids in America receive special education,… [more]

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Gastrointestinal Woes in Autism Explained?

A heightened stress reaction may explain the high rate of gastrointestinal (GI) problems, particularly constipation, in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), new research shows. “One cannot make specific clinical recommendations based upon this study, but it will be of particular interest to see if treatment of constipation in ASD can be augmented by targeting […]

Parental Obesity Linked to Developmental Delays in Kids

Both maternal and paternal obesity may play a role in early childhood neurodevelopment, according to a new study published online January 2 in Pediatrics. “In this first US study to prospectively examine both maternal and paternal obesity, maternal obesity was associated with delays in fine motor development, whereas paternal obesity was associated with delays in […]

Social Skills Training Program

Who: The social skills group will be run by graduate students (Sarah Gardineer and Heather Potts) under the supervision of Dr. Antshel.  If parents are interested in enrolling their children, they can contact Sarah Gardineer at scgardin@syr.edu. What: The group is primarily for children between the ages of 7 and 12 who experience difficulties in social situations; […]

Halloween “Tricks” for Children with Autism

By Elizabeth Murcie, PNP Halloween can be a fun and spirited time of year for children. Dressing up in costumes, getting candy, having parties, and decorating pumpkins is all part of this holiday fun. But, for some children with sensory, communication, or social difficulties, the festivities can be unpleasant. Autism Speaks, a non-for-profit advocacy group […]

Bedtime Battle and Whine

By Jacquelynn Duquette, NPP, MS, RN It’s back to school time and kids are having trouble waking in the morning.  Groggy and tired in the morning and pushing limits to play longer in the evening. Getting less than the needed hours of sleep and can lead to mood changes, behavior problems and problems with attention […]