Author: Travis Myers

Autism Doctors – what to look out for

Autism Doctors Experts are now getting better at recognizing the early autism signs. Infants as young as 6 months are now known to display some of these signs. Autism does not affect only the child, but the rest of the family as well. In one study, it was discovered that the siblings of an autistic […]

Autism in Children

There are four types of autism including, Rett syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive developmental disorder and atypical autism. Symptoms and treatment of autism vary widely, dependent on the individual. Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) which affects normal brain function, impairing social and communication abilities. Early detection is essential and so that […]

Dealing with Cerebral Palsy in Children

Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders affecting a person’s ability to move. It is due to damage to the developing brain either during pregnancy or shortly after birth. Cerebral palsy affects people in different ways and can affect body movement, muscle control, muscle coordination, muscle tone, reflex, posture […]