Vaccinations Cleared in Babies’ Celiac “Epidemic”

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A surge in celiac disease cases among babies and toddlers in Sweden was not related to childhood vaccinations, a new study finds. Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune response to gluten, a protein in wheat, rye and barley. The disease damages structures […]

Five Tips to Help Students With Special Education Needs Avoid Summer Learning Loss

As summer vacation approaches, students are getting ready for summer vacation. However parents and teachers often worry about the loss of important skills throughout the summer months, which need to be re-taught once school is back. Some practical tips to help students avoid summer learning loss include: Keep them reading: Studies have shown that students […]

Stealth Dyslexia – Dyslexia is Not Just a Reading Difficulty

If your child seems verbally gifted yet struggles with poor handwriting or poor math skills, it may be time to have your child evaluated for stealth dyslexia. Most people think of dyslexia as a reading disability. After all, even the experts define it as such. In 2003, for example, the International Dyslexia Association described dyslexia […]

What Are The Most Effective Treatments for Children with Autism?

Recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that one in every 88 school-age children in the U.S. has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Over the past 10 years the prevalence rates have risen steadily, from one in 150, to one in 110, and now to one in every 88 children. […]