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Girl with down syndrome, friends at water park hugging. Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Overview: Causes, Characteristics and Capabilities

Down syndrome (DS) is the most common chromosomal condition diagnosed in the United States, with...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
puppy for children with cerebral palsy

Dog Days

Puppies for Children with CP Buckle up because this story is a twisty one. In fact, if you’re...

Jamie Sumner
Tools for Anxious Children: Children and Teen Relationship-Building - tools for anxious children

Tools for Anxious Children: Children and Teen Relationship-Building

New School Year, New Friends The start of the school year can breed anxiety for parents of anxious...

Dr. Liz Matheis

Tube Feeding on the Go

After learning that your child may need a feeding tube, you probably feel overwhelmed with questions...

Lindsay Palmer, MS, RD, LD
new school year new schedule. structuring family schedule with start of new school year

New School Year, New Routine

The school year just beginning, and if you’re anything like me, I am dreading the rush, rush, rush...

Dr. Liz Matheis

Spina Bifida and Bone Health

One of the most common birth defects of the nervous system is spina bifida. Spina bifida is a neural...

Kristin Sessums
5 tips to make back to school better

5 Tips to Make Back-to-School Better

Fall is coming. Can you feel it? Are the birds chirping a little later in the morning? Is the air...

Jamie Sumner
managing difficult children, behavior problems in children and teenagers, parental guidance

Why is My Child So Difficult?

When we think about our child’s or teen’s behavior, we often see the superficial part  that we...

Dr. Liz Matheis
Cambrooke Volume-per-Scoop Labeling Incorrect for EquaCare Jr. and Essential Care Jr.

EquaCare Jr. and Essential Care Jr. Corrected Mixing Instructions

Cambrooke, a manufacturer of amino acid-based formulas, has recently discovered that their EquaCare...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
summertime anxiety in children. Anxious child looking sadly off in the distance while children play in the grass behind her.

Summertime Anxiety is Real

Even though summer holds the connotation of ice cream, bare feet, swimming pools and a...

Dr. Liz Matheis