Category Archives: FAS

How early trauma changes the brain

NPR continues to explore how mental health issues are affecting our schools. The research shows that early trauma can have lifelong consequences. And we see it. Many of our clients are children and teens who are either in foster care … Continue reading

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Our schools, our clients

At Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy we are addressing social, emotional and behavioral issues, as well as mental health concerns. We see the struggle that these kids have when they are required to fit into the traditional education system that is … Continue reading

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Television coverage for our new site!

Thank you so much to Terri Russell with KOLO TV channel 8 for coming out today to visit our new site!! Great interview and remember, our new location is only 10 min north of Carson and 20 min south of … Continue reading

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Nevada Equine Therapy is looking for a new home!

    For the past 3 years Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy has been located at the UNR Equestrian Center. However, we recently were informed by UNR that they will not be renewing our lease when it ends on May 31, … Continue reading

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New findings regarding ‘ADHD’

I apologize for not posting in so long, but between the holidays and my ‘newsfeeder’ being discontinued, I have struggled with how to provide you with the latest news. However, when this article came across my desk, I knew I … Continue reading

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When is Disruptive Behavior something other than ‘Normal’

‘Kids will be kids’ right? Sometimes they are rambunctious. Sometimes they are out of control. Maybe they are just over-tired or over-stimulated…or maybe your child has a Disruptive Behavior Disorder. This was a pretty good article about the things to … Continue reading

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ADHD/PTSD What happens when they look the same

I have written on this subject before. I have shared personal experiences; my dad dying when I was very young and being diagnosed with ADHD, only to be pretty sure from a place of adult perspective that I probably was … Continue reading

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When chronological age does not match maturity

One of the most common questions we ask children when we meet them is “how old are you?” We ask this as if it will give us magical insights into who the child is, but in reality it only tells … Continue reading

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Serious Consequences of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

The damage done by prenatal alcohol exposure can be devastating. From low birth weight and birth complications to cognitive challenges, children exposed to drugs (including nicotine!) and/or alcohol while in the womb may carry the burden the rest of their … Continue reading

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ADHD is not always ADHD

We all have a pretty good mental picture of what a kid with ADHD looks like, but what we see is not always what is going on. There are lots of reasons why a kid may show symptoms of ADHD, … Continue reading

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