Category Archives: Asperger’s

When Children Fail to Cope

Most kids experience some resistance/anxiety to new situations. We are not surprised when on the first day of school to see kids crying and clinging as parents dolefully walk away from them. But, in a short time, most kids adjust. … Continue reading

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New Research Shows That There is More to ADHD

We all know kids, teens and perhaps even adults, who struggle with ADHD.  They have trouble staying focused and on task, struggle to complete one thing before moving on to the next, and many other things including some self-esteem/self confidence … Continue reading

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ADHD Challenges – HOMEWORK

Doing homework is rarely something that a child/teen looks forward to. For families struggling with ADHD issues, it can become a nightmare for child/teen and parents alike. We want our kids/teens to be successful, but the emotionally draining daily grind … Continue reading

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Can be Debilitating

We all have things that we like to have ‘just so’. Maybe it’s how the sheets are tucked in or how the towels are hung up. You only like your hot dog with a little bit of catsup or can’t … Continue reading

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When is it More Than Just Being Shy?

Most of us experience some anxiety under certain circumstances. Even if you enjoy people and crowds, there are probably times when you have to take a deep breath before plunging into a situation. However, for many people, the smallest and … Continue reading

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ADHD and Managing Transitions

Wow! This is such a challenging time of year for so many families! The slower pace of summer gives way to the much more demanding schedule of a school year.  You struggle to get the kiddos up and out the … Continue reading

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There is Something to Be Said for Being on the Move

There are many reasons why Equine Therapy is an effective intervention for many people. For many, horses are nearly magical in their power, beauty and sensitivity. For some it is the fact that horses are prey animals, creating a sympathetic … Continue reading

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N.E.A.T. Receives Recognition for Service to the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Horse Therapy Business Wins Cash Award, Vows To Pay It Forward With Senior Program WASHOE VALLEY, NV, May 11, 2017 — Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy (N.E.A.T.) received a generous donation from the Northern Nevada chapter of … Continue reading

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Helpful Travel Tips for the Vacation Season

Traveling with kids can always be challenging, but when you are living with a special needs child it can seem daunting! This is a great CNN piece, including a video with Temple Grandin, about traveling with a child on the … Continue reading

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Invisible Challenges

Most people have met or interacted with at least one child on the autism spectrum. At the very least, you have seen movies or stories depicting people with autism. Based on these things you probably have a pretty good idea … Continue reading

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