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Pica syndrome in Autism – Part 1

Pica syndrome in Autism – Part 1

What is Pica? Does your child have an insatiable need to chew on and/or eat inedible objects? This is not uncommon among children with autism and I have quite a

Dividing your parenting time between children with different needs

Dividing your parenting time between children with different needs

When you have more than one child, it’s common as a parent to wonder if you are giving each child enough of your time and attention. This often becomes an

Why are autistic people ignored by healthcare?

Why are autistic people ignored by healthcare?

Just getting blood-drawn makes your blood boil Our Autistic child needs blood drawn, but they won’t sit still for it. Maybe they are scared, extremely sensitive to pain, do not

A parent’s guide to meltdowns

A parent’s guide to meltdowns

An infographic by VitalGuide and Parent Expert Suzanne Shaft (Plan A-Z) Learn more Suzanne Shaft and Plan A-Z on Vitalxchange Read more from Suzanne Shaft

The rundown on meltdowns

The rundown on meltdowns

Meltdowns are not uncommon for people on the autism spectrum and there are many things that can contribute to them. Author and mother of an autistic teen shares a lot

Learn through play – Building healthy bodies and minds

Learn through play – Building healthy bodies and minds

At The Inspired Treehouse, we believe that with a little help, kids can build strong, healthy bodies and minds and learn through play.  We are pros at creating easy-to implement

5 Sneaky Signs of Burnout

5 Sneaky Signs of Burnout

Burnout has traditionally been seen in the workplace, but it actually can occur in any area where you’re overexerting energy. Sometimes the signs of burnout are subtle – here are

Choose your adventure: Awesome models to set up shop on Vitalxchange

Choose your adventure: Awesome models to set up shop on Vitalxchange

Vitalxchange offers expert organizations like you the perfect platform to deliver expertise and virtual care on your terms.   We have especially designed the application to make your expertise accessible to

How to prepare for an IEP?

How to prepare for an IEP?

Can I trust the school blindly for the IEP? Suppose you have an IEP coming up soon.  Should you do anything to prepare?  You’ve got progress reports and IEP copies

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