In my years of working with kids with special needs, I’ve worked with children with all sorts of diagnoses and labels. Some kids just have one, others have many more! Often, parents are left with little hope from medical professionals.
Many children with special needs have difficult sleeping well through the night. For a child with Trisomy 21, it is not uncommon for them to deal with a number of issues nightly: Difficulty falling asleep (takes a long time) Restlessness,
This year, the CDC claimed that poor sleep was a health crisis in the United States! And, chronic sleep deprivation is not affecting just adults — our kids are getting much less sleep than they should be. For kids with
Unraveling the mystery behind why we sleep Let me preface this by saying this — sleep science is still trying to figure out what exactly is going on. Sleep is by far one of the most mysterious things our bodies
When it comes to improving a child’s sleep, especially for children with special needs, one thing that parents do need to look at carefully is their child’s vision. For some children, they may have blindness, limited vision, or can be
This past month or so has been a month filled with changes, including moving to a new house and traveling to a time zone 10 hours ahead of my local time. This has lead me to contemplate on something that