Evaluating the Role of Vaccines and their Safety

Mainstream medicine in the United States requires children to receive more than 70 vaccinations by the age of 20. The escalation of injections over the past 30 years—along with sharp increases in genetically modified foods, environmental exposure to glyphosate ...

Inspired Play at All-Abilities Playgrounds

Play is the birthright of all children. It is through play that all children—regardless of their physical, emotional or mental abilities—decode the world and learn. Play has been shown to improve social and language skills, physical and mental health and decrease stress ...

The Role of Anxiety in Chronic Disorders: Increase Sleep, Reduce Sugar for Less Anxiety

Does anxiety cause physiological issues or do physiological issues cause anxiety? It’s challenging to know which comes first. It may be that both statements are correct. Anxiety shows up as many kinds of somatic symptoms, including gastrointestinal distress ...

2017-07-30T16:50:44+00:00 Children, Healing, Local Articles, Wellness|

Meeting Educational Needs of an Autistic Child

How autism is displayed in children on the spectrum varies widely; thus their needs can be very different. One child may be on the higher functioning Asperger’s syndrome side while another may be at the other end with low cognitive functioning coupled with a ...

Autism: A Whole-Body Disorder Affecting the Brain

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 68 children has autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. Autism typically affects individuals in five areas: communication, social skills, learning, behaviors and medical. Dr. Bernard Rimland challenged the ...

Children and Grief: No One Talks About It

“No one can tell me where my son is,” was the distraught cry of Christine Leinonen following the recent nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida. The tragic truth was that her son was dead, one of 49 victims. Those 49 have left behind children, siblings, spouses ...

2016-12-17T00:45:11+00:00 Children, Healing, Local Articles|