Category Archives: Medical / Therapies

123TokenMe (Pro) – An App Review

When I received the request to review 123TokenMe Pro (by www.123Apps4Me.com) I must admit that I wondered why I needed an app to replace my good ole fashion sticker reward chart.  I’d go so far as to say I was even skeptical.  The app quickly showed me several solid reasons why this was better than…Continue Reading

What is SPD – An Overview Sensory Processing Disorder, How to Recognize It, and What To Do About It

What is SPD – An Overview Sensory Processing Disorder, How to Recognize It, and What To Do About It

The boy that whirls and spins.  The girl who covers her ears when the lawnmower outside begins.  Those who crash against walls, seemingly constantly bouncing off… well… everything.  Kiddos who “mouth”, scratch at tags, refuse shoes, fall over seemingly nothing, who are loose in their limbs and unsteady on their feet.  These are all examples…Continue Reading

Beyond 20/20 – Beyond Vision Therapy

Beyond 20/20 – Beyond Vision Therapy

August is National Children’s Vision and Learning Month, just in time for back to school. Many of us recall as children the simple school eye screening where we stood behind a line and read the eye chart. If you didn’t need glasses then you didn’t have a vision problem, or so that was what was…Continue Reading

Half a Recovery is Better Than Nothing

Half a Recovery is Better Than Nothing

“Do you have the address?” My husband spoke as he drove in blowing rain. We were on our way to meet a Doctor who would either determine our son John qualified to receive SSI benefits or not. I was on edge; when it came to John, years of dealing with judgmental professionals left me hurt,…Continue Reading

Doing Something Beats Nothing, Right?

Doing Something Beats Nothing, Right?

Contributed by Cheryl Bailey When my son John  changed from normal, outgoing happy little toddler to regressive, crying, screaming, autistic child unable to even hold food in his hands to feed himself, I went wild trying to recover him. I just wanted my son back! My first task was to get online. That might seem…Continue Reading