Special Needs

Camps for Special Needs Kids

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Children with special needs can enjoy residential summer camp programs like Talisman Camp (pictured) in North Carolina along with opportunities here in Middle Tennessee.

The Trouble with ADHD

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To medicate or not to medicate … is that the question? When it comes to a child with ADHD, finding the right “recipe” in order to help him is tricky.

Spotlight: The Brown Center for Autism

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— getting everyone on the same page — When Juli Liske’s son, Ben, was diagnosed with autism when he was 23 months old, there were no immediate resources where her family lived in eastern Kentucky. As a result, the former dental hygienist did a lot of research and developed an intensive, multi-layered program for Ben… Read more »

Diabetes and Your Child

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In the United States, 23.6 million people are diagnosed with diabetes, and of that number, more than 186,000 are youth and children. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), a new diagnosis occurs nationwide every 20 seconds. In Tennessee, more than 600,000 people, young and old, live with the disease, and those numbers are rising. Here’s a look at what diabetes is and what it’s like for your child to live with it.