Category Archives: Childhood Disorders

An Intro to Asperger Syndrome

Many years ago, the term autism was introduced to the general public, and many stereotypes were formed about people with this label. People were unsure about what caused autism, and how to interact with those who had been diagnosed. As knowledge about autism grew, sub-categories were developed to help identify...
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Reactive Attachment Disorder

The bond between a child and their primary caregiver is one of a kind. Parents dream of the connection they will have with their child that will never be able to be broken. But for some young children who have not had this deep bond with a loved one due...
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Childhood Disorders: Stuttering

Children are often bullied for a variety of reasons or maybe no reason at all. The playground can be a place of fun and games or hurtful words and slander. Unfortunately, there always has been and always will be childhood bullying. One childhood condition that can be the cause of...
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Speech disorders in children – what parents must know about it

Speech disorder is a common name for several conditions where a person is unable to create the normal speech sounds necessary for communication with other people. Speech delays and problems usually become noticeable during early childhood. It’s important to recognize and treat speech and language disorders on time, otherwise they...
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ADD and ADHD – helpful tips about parenting a hyperactive child

From time to time, all kids act like troublemakers; they can’t stay focused at school, don’t pay attention to what their teacher, or ignore parents’ instructions. Being impulsive and hyperactive is a normal part of growing up and all children occasionally act undisciplined, unfocused, or overly energetic. However, if you notice your...
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Parent’s guide – how to help children with autism

It’s usually troubling and stressful for parents when their children are diagnosed with any disease no matter how dangerous it may be. All parents want their children to be happy and healthy. When it comes to serious lifelong conditions such as autism, parents may be especially frightened, confused, and concerned about what...
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Autistic children – early warning signs of autism

Autism is defined as disordered neural development manifested through impaired social interaction skills, difficulties in communication, delayed cognitive development, or repetitive body movements. It’s not fully clear what causes autism or exactly how it affects interaction of nerve cells in the brain; however, autism is connected to rare genetic mutations...
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