6 Strategies for Addressing Self-Injurious Behaviors
Self injurious behaviors are, unfortunately, not unusual for kids with special needs. These behaviors could be anything from biting, hitting or even banging their head on the walls or furniture. Here are some tips to help you sort through why your child is displaying the behavior and how you can help them stop.
ADHD, Dyscalculia (general mathematical problems), dysgraphia (writing difficulties), dyspraxia (motor skills problems), dyslexia (reading disorder), Gerstmann's Syndrome (often after a stroke or brain injury) - signs to look out for in children
Shhhhh, we sleeping beauties are trying to get some shut eye! The amazing pictures of snoozing newborns
IMPORTANT! This is a gorgeous photo, but know that it is a two-image composite, meaning it was photoshopped together from two separate images. Do NOT try to put a baby in this pose without the support of someone holding it's head up (hence the need for photoshop) or you put the baby at risk for injury, which we should never do to "get the shot". :)
Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion In both adults and children, the signs and symptoms of a Concussion, or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can be subtle and may not be immediately apparent. Symptoms may be delayed by hours or days after an injury and can last for days, weeks or even longer. - www.ChicagoHealthandWellness.com