Category Archives: Children’s issues

Some Additional Help for Those With ADHD

Dealing with ADHD can be challenging. Medications can be helpful, but they certainly aren’t the only answer. In this USNEW report, author Jennifer Lea Reynolds offers many other strategies that may be helpful. I’m pleased to share that many of … 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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PTSD is NOT Just Something That Happens to Veterans

We are only now starting to acknowledge the terrible consequences for so many people who have experienced trauma in their lives. PTSD can be severely debilitating and can actually be a death sentence if threatening. One of the things about … Continue reading

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Some Interesting New Information PTSD

It is always been interesting that some people, no matter what happens in their lives seem to bounce back. Whether it is the loss of a job, some kind of illness or accident, or even the loss of a loved … Continue reading

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ADHD is Complicated

Usually a first line of treatment for children struggling with ADHD is medication. The though goes ‘if we can just get them to sit still and focus, they will do better’. Therefore it surprising and a bit alarming, that this … 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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A New Look At Autism

For many years the focus in any discussion of autism has been about causes and ‘cures’. However, more recently, as strong case has been made that this approach actually isolates and stigmatizes people on the spectrum. Obviously and most especially … Continue reading

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Interesting New ADHD Research

With 7 in 100 children struggling with concentrating in class or turning in homework on time, you probably either live with someone dealing with ADHD or know someone who is dealing with it. There has been discussion, debate and many … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Healing Through Work With Horses

There is so much great work going on all over the world helping people heal through work with horses!  And not surprisingly, there are also lots of different methods being used. From traditional Therapeutic Riding, primarily for clients with sever … Continue reading

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