5 Summer Health Tips to Help You Beat the Heat

pexels-photo-29724With summer in nearly full force and increasing temperatures on the way, it’s important to be reminded of the dangers that these fun-filled summer months can bring. Whether you are a senior or are caring for an aging family member, it is vital to be aware of the dangers that can occur and make sure that proper precautions are taken to protect your loved one.

The Reality of Children with a Sensory Disorder and How You Can Help

pexels-photo-133411Sensory Processing Disorder is a condition where one’s brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes through their senses. This could include hypersensitivity to light, sound, even certain smells and the way things feel. Although many SPD cases are in connection with other disorders such as ADHD or Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders can be diagnosed on its own making it an invisible disability many can’t see.

Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy

According to recent studies, in today’s world those with disabilities tend to take the more traditional route of therapies and treatments specially designed for their specific diagnoses. This could include physical, occupational even speech and language therapy depending on the clients disability. However there is one unconventional equine therapy that ties all of these treatments into one that someone with a disability, cognitive or physical, could use to help improve their way of life. That treatment is called Hippotherapy.

Pokemon Go: life changing benefits for those with Autism

pokemongo“Life-changing” and a “miracle” are what some parents are calling the new mobile application, Pokémon go. Although the effects have yet to be studied, some are finding this virtual reality one that is changing the lives of their children forever by encouraging those with autism to socialize and interact with others.