Author Archives: Laurie

Interesting New Research on Autism

I’m always fascinated by the new information that is discovered about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What has become more and more evident is that there is not just one explanation.  The more we know the better we are able to … Continue reading

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ADHD and Sensory Processing Issues

If you ask most people what the symptoms of ADHD are, you are likely to get a lot of input about not being able to sit still, blurting out information, constantly moving, lack of focus and probably impulsive behaviors. You … Continue reading

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A Combination of Mental Health Issues

For many people, it is not just one mental health issue they are dealing with. The issues can ‘tag team’ you till you feel just completely overwhelmed. In this Forbes piece by author Amulya Malladi, she shares her experience of … Continue reading

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Family, Friends, Neighbors and Co-Workers

The evidence is in and we are NOT doing a good job! Today is World Mental Health Day and according to Fortune, the statistics show that most adults struggling with mental health issues are not receiving the support they need. … Continue reading

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There Are Many Options For Dealing With Anxiety

Everyone is different. Some deal with setbacks and challenges, brushing it off and moving on. Other people need to rebound and still others may get stuck in a place of pain and fear. For some a good friend to talk … Continue reading

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How Do We Deal With These Troubling Times?

On a good day life has its challenges. We run late, we end up in traffic, we forget to do something we needed to, we get home to discover that the dog chewed up a shoe, we can’t get excited … Continue reading

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What We Know About Autism

In this day and age, I would guess that most people have heard of autism and have at least a vague understanding of what this neurological condition is all about. For some people it will be simply be a ‘oh … Continue reading

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True and False – ADHD Findings

In this day and age, most of us have heard of someone with ADHD. It may be our child or grandchild, a child in our classroom or perhaps the next door neighbor or, even someone we work with. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Horses Helping People Heal

We KNOW that work with horses can help people heal, because we SEE IT every day with the clients we work with, but it is so encouraging to hear about other programs that are partnering with horses to help others. … Continue reading

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Kids, Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum Can Surprise Us!

Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy has worked with many people on the Autism Spectrum. From children as young as 4, to teens and even adults, work with horses can offer many new and potentially powerful experiences for those on the spectrum. … Continue reading

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