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  • My Child Has Been Diagnosed With ASD: Now What?

    My Child Has Been Diagnosed With ASD: Now What?0

    By Sally Burke The reality of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis can have a tremendous emotional impact on parents. You may feel anger, frustration, and sadness, or perhaps even relief in this long-suspected diagnosis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it has been estimated that 1 in 68 children have ASD.

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  • Mass Study Aims to Simplify Sleep Apnea Diagnostic for Those Diagnosed with Down Syndrome

    Mass Study Aims to Simplify Sleep Apnea Diagnostic for Those Diagnosed with Down Syndrome0

    By Marshal D. Haneisen A team of Massachusetts medical professionals is leading the way in creating an innovative screening approach that would identify Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in people with Down syndrome. OSA occurs when a person’s airway is restricted or blocked by a physical feature during sleep. Individuals with OSA may stop and resume

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  • Keys to Finding the Right Camp for Children with Special Needs

    Keys to Finding the Right Camp for Children with Special Needs0

    Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire offer a variety of summer camp programs specifically designed for children with special needs. But those camps are not the only options. With a can-do attitude and proactive communication, parents can often create inclusive camp opportunities for a child with special needs in community and theme-based camp venues. When looking

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