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Menstrual tracking Calender tips 0

Menstrual tracking Calender tips

AUTISM AND MENSTRUATION – How to keep a menstrual cycle record Young girls on the spectrum are just as likely to have menstrual difficulties as any other female, so it is important to begin...

TRIUMPH IN ADVERSITY

TRIUMPH IN ADVERSITY

My name is Nneka Obiagwu, and this is the story of my journey overcoming obstacles and adversity ranging from fibroid complications, infertility, miraculous delivery of two exceptional boys and sailing on through a diagnosis...

HOW TO BODY BRUSH AN AUTISTIC KID

HOW TO BODY BRUSH AN AUTISTIC KID

Most autistic children also have a condition called sensory integration disorder. This neurological condition results from the brain’s inability to integrate certain information from the five basic sensory systems in the body. Body brushing...

AUTISM RELATED WANDERING

AUTISM RELATED WANDERING

Last year, the Lagos autism community experienced its biggest wandering related scare when one of our kids on the spectrum wandered away from his home in Ikorodu. His family quickly sprang into action releasing...

GUT AND PSYCHOLOGY SYNDROME (GAPS)

GUT AND PSYCHOLOGY SYNDROME (GAPS)

THE GAPS IN OUR MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE BY NATASHA CAMPBELL-MCBRIDE, MD MARCH 22ND 2009 Fifteen or twenty years ago, the majority of doctors never saw an autistic child. It was a rare disorder that most...

A CLARION CALL

A CLARION CALL

2011 It goes without saying that having a child diagnosed with a disability inadvertently places a huge strain on a family’s finances especially as in most cases you find that the mothers make the...