Category Archives: Sensory processing issues

The importance of mental health

We all know that if we are injured and in pain it is more difficult to focus on anything else. With physical issues, we often get sympathy and support that allows us to perhaps do less until we recover. Others … Continue reading

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Shaming and blaming are not the answer!

We all know that if we had a physical health issue, those around us would be sympathetic and supportive. They would encourage us to seek help and, if they were close to us, would probably do all they could to … Continue reading

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Resources are scares and the wait may be long

So many times care givers are doing their best to see that the kids in their care get the services they need. However, they often discover that resources are limited and that they have to go on a ‘waiting list’ … 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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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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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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Special needs kids AND their families need our understanding

Though I think we have come a long way in our understanding and ability to be compassionate when it comes to kids with special needs, we still have a long way to go. In this article several moms share their personal … Continue reading

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The Mysteries of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

The more we learn the more we discover we don’t know. What I believe is clear to us today is that there is no one thing that ’causes’ autism.  New research finds a link between exposure to air pollution and the incidence of … Continue reading

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A Candid Look at Life with Autism

In this very open and personal piece, Lynn Adams shares some of the challenges and choices she has had to make in raising her children, one of whom is on the spectrum. One of the things that is very true … Continue reading

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