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10 Ways Brighton Center Helps Parents of a Child With Special Needs

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to have Brighton Center as a partner and bring you information on their wonderful resources, classes, and fundraisers for children with special needs. Parents of a child with special needs will do anything they can to make sure their child is happy and in a supportive environment. But without the right […]

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Making Sense: Glitches in Sensory Processing

“While most of us have occasional difficulties processing sensory information, for children and adults with Sensory Processing Disorder, these difficulties are chronic, neurological, and they disrupt everyday life. Often, someone struggling with sensory challenges is categorized as having behavioral issues when they are simply reacting to a neurological sensory overload. These children and adults need […]

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Fun for All Abilities at Morgan's Wonderland in San Antonio, Texas | Alamo City Moms Blog

Fun for All Abilities at Morgan’s Wonderland

Morgan’s Wonderland: Who is it for? It’s for EVERYONE. The first time we went to Morgan’s Wonderland, I felt awkward about claiming free admission for F.T., my son, who is on the autism spectrum. (The park offers free admission for people of all ages who have special needs.) Autism is an invisible difference, and it […]

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“My Doctor Labeled My Son As ADHD, Wrote A Script For Adderall, And Sent Us On Our Way”

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Vital Life Wellness Center. The realization of Dr. Bernice Gonzalez’s vision for medicine, Vital Life Wellness Center combines today’s technology with yesterday’s care. Today, Dr. Gonzalez shares some information about children diagnosed with ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, and invites anyone interested in learning more […]

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Simple Strategies for Learning to Play With Your Child

Simple Strategies for Learning to Play With Your Child

This past March, after many years of struggle and turmoil in our family, we finally discovered my four year-old son, Tommy, has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). In her book, No Longer A SECRET, Dr. Lucy Jane Miller describes  SPD, “…in simple terms, is difficulty taking in and interpreting sensory information so that an appropriate response can be […]

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