Childrens Health

New research from the University of California Davis has identified two biologically different subtypes of autism. The findings another important step forward in understanding the causes of autism and developing effective treatments – and maybe even a cure. The Autism Phenome...
Transitions are difficult for many children but for those with Autism, the stress of adjusting to a new routine is compounded. Though your child may have had instruction during the summer months, he is now headed for jam-packed days,...
Parents are children’s first teachers and never is this more true than for families of children with Autism. You take her to play dates, sports, therapies, and school and are expected to facilitate her participation in each. Your child...
  Researchers claim to be able to assess the autism risk of children as young as six months old, HealthDay News reported. The researchers measured the  electrical activity of infants’ brains with an electroencephalogram (EEG), and aided by a computer algorithm,...
According to a new study, the number of children getting computed tomography, or CT scans when visiting hospital emergency rooms has skyrocketed over the past 14 years, CNN reported. Researchers collected survey data over a 14-year period, spanning from 1995...
What is the value most emphasized among children’s television shows?No, it’s not honor, or humility or bravery.  It’s not loyalty or intelligence either. Rather, befitting of the “Me” generation, as the New York Times has dubbed them, TV shows for...
It's usually about this time when parents start to hear those dreaded words that inevitably come each summer. “I'm bored!” rings through houses across America and parents' wells of ideas begin to run dry. The excitement of summer has...
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