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Our Sweet Myah
Myah just turned 3. I am ecstatic to say that just tonight, she said "Hi!" It has been a long 21 months without her voice, but tonight, we heard it again. Her Daddy and I are so proud!
"Bailey hit developmental milestones early, sitting and crawling at 5 months. The pediatrician told us she might walk by 7 months if she continued to develop at that rate. Bailey took pity on us and waited until 9 months. She didn't babble. Starting at around 7 months she started refusing to breastfeed..."
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There’s newfound hope on the horizon for those with autism and their families. Two major studies conducted through the combined efforts of dozens of labs across the world have identified more than 100 genes’ association with autism spectrum disorders. 14,000 DNA samples were used in the groundbreaking study that scientists are calling a significant turning...
This is so great! Polish actor SA Wardega pulled off one of the most hilarious pranks ever with the help of his friendly dog (and a giant spider costume)! He unleashes Chica, the terrifyingly adorable spider-dog, on some unsuspecting victims — and it's just fantastic. Watch now!
For high schools across the nation, football games and homecoming court go hand-in-hand with the fall season. Weatherford High School in Texas just crowned their homecoming king and queen, and their story will warm your heart. Robby and Paulie Cocke are fraternal twins, and have been inseparable most of their lives. Robby was diagnosed with...
After being missing for over forty-eight hours, Peyton Blodgett -- an eight-year-old boy on the autism spectrum -- has been found! The Baker County, Fla. Sheriff's Department found the wandering boy under a bush in the dense woods behind the house he was last seen. Deputy Clements Leo spotted the boy's blue jeans from a helicopter, which allowed deputies on the ground to locate Peyton and bring him to safety.
What is the difference between a meltdown and a tantrum for a child on the spectrum? Deb Lipsky explains that meltdowns are involuntary reactions to stresses, either through cognitive overload or sensory overload. A tantrum, on the other hand, “is a willful manipulation of behavior to get an end desired result.” Listen as Lipsky, a...