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‘Play for All' Park to Double in Size, More Room for All Abilities

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A big expansion is planned for the Round Rock park specially designed to meet the needs of all children, even those with special needs.

Sesame Street’s New Friend Introduces Autism

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For the first time in nearly a decade, Sesame Street will introduce a new Muppet character to their gang. She is four years old, very curious, and loves to paint, draw, and pick flowers. She also has autism. Learn more about Julia here.

Fish Oil Supplements and Kids

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Fish oil has been used for hundreds of years by cultures all over the world to treat everything from skin ailments to high cholesterol. Learn more about its brain boosting potential

Want to Boost Brain Power? Move it!

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You already know the countless health benefits of exercise. For kids, add better brain function, higher self-esteem and improved academic performance. Sounds like a no-brainer...

Congrats to Our Austin Monthly Top Docs

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Every year Austin Monthly pulls together a list of the region's 'Top Docs'. While we believe all of our docs are top notch, we are proud to have two of our doctors make this year's list. Congrats Dr. Jeffrey Kane and Dr. Karen Keough!

Kids Can Have Resolutions, Too

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We (grown ups) often put a lot of careful thought into our personal New Year’s resolutions. So, why not also set some family goals, or resolutions, for the year and involve your children in the process.

Surviving the Holidays: Gift Giving and Receiving

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A big part of what kids look forward to most during the holidays is gift giving, and frankly, gift getting. Here are a few ways to involve your special needs child in gift giving while also not having him get overwhelmed on the other end.

5 Holiday Survival Tips for Families with Special Needs

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There’s no question that the holidays are hectic. Now add to the mix your special needs child who may or may not be thrilled with all the twinkling lights and seasonal singalongs, and you have a lot to navigate. Here are tips for keeping your sanity in tact.

Keeping it Spooky and Safe: Halloween Tips for Special Needs Children

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We’re looking to keep it spooky and safe for Halloween. Here are a few safety tips to consider if you are the parent of a special needs child, or hosting one at your Halloween festivities…

Add Author, Movie Producer to Neurologist’s Accomplishments

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Before neurology there was another subject that piqued Dr. Jeffrey Kerr’s interest...Austin history.

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