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Sensory Processing Disorder - How It Can Cause Picky Eating & More!

Sensory processing is a vital process that refers to the way our nervous system interprets our senses and turns them into a response. Since eating is one of the most sensory-rich activities, Sensory Processing Disorder can be a major contributor to a picky diet and even lead to other issues like nutrient deficiency, gastrointestinal issues, and blood sugar abnormalities.

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Sleep Tips for Your Child with Autism or ADHD

Autism Speaks reports that “over half of children with autism – and possibly as many as four in five – have one or more chronic sleep problems. Losing sleep not only impacts mood and behavior but also causes adverse effects on their social interaction, academic achievement, and well-being of the care-givers. Learn some tips to help your child sleep at night without the need of medications.

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10 Steps to Building a Diet for Autism

It’s important to remember that like fingerprints, every individual with autism is completely different. What might work for one child on the autism spectrum may not work for another. Follow these 10 steps to help build your child’s individualized diet!

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