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What Triggers Summer Migraines?

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Most kids are eager to enjoy a break from school. Yet, for kids who suffer from migraines, the activities celebrated during the summer can be a trigger for painful episodes. Check out tips these tips for preventing migraines and how to lessen its symptoms if one is brought on.

4 Tips to Avoid the 'Summer Slide'

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For children with learning disabilities or who struggle academically, being out of practice from reading and writing can be a set back when school starts up again. Check out these tips for avoiding summer brain drain.

Fidget Spinners…Helpful or Distracting?

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The fidget spinner craze has reached epic proportions. As classrooms are being taking over by these devices, many are wondering — are they really helpful in holding a child’s attention, or with so many of them out there, are they merely becoming a distraction?

For Kids Who Like Structure, Tips For Summer Planning

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Summer vacation often poses a challenge for parents of children who crave structure. Here are tips to structure your day to accommodate your child's needs and still have fun!

Female Soccer, Not Football, Leads in Concussions

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New research shows that among all sports and age groups, concussions are now the highest among high school girls who play soccer.

‘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.

Learning Disabilities and the Genius Connection

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A new book highlights how children with learning or attention issues may be extraordinarily gifted. Learn more about the connection between disorder and genius.

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.

Struggles of Special Needs Siblings

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Kids who grow up with a sibling with special needs often develop amazing qualities like patience, kindness and compassion. But, they also have unique struggles. Here are common concerns that siblings of special needs children often share and some resources that might help.

New Technology May Predict Autism in Babies

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New research shows that doctors may be able to predict autism at an earlier age than ever using special MRI images of a child’s brain.

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