Food Coloring and ADHD: What You Need to Know

Food Coloring and ADHD: What You Need to Know

November 20, 2018|NUTRITION, HEALTH, EXECUTIVE FUNCTION, BEHAVIOR, EMOTIONS, ADHD Synthetic food coloring has been added to processed foods since the late 1800s.  The FDA has insisted that food coloring is not harmful to children and does not cause...
Please Wash Your Hands: Life with the Medically Fragile

Please Wash Your Hands: Life with the Medically Fragile

October 3, 2018|HEALTH, PREEMIE, MEDICALLY FRAGILE Life with the Medically Fragile So many exceptional children suffer from medical complications that make catching a “simple” cold anything but simple!  Yet, when parents ask family and other...
Interoception, Autism, and Food

Interoception, Autism, and Food

December 6, 2018|OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (OT), HEALTH, BEHAVIOR, AUTISM, SENSORY I am sure you are asking yourself what the heck is interoception?  I had not heard of it either until recently.  Interoception, as we will be discussing today, did not really come...