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Dr. Karen Keough, Chase for the Cure in Austin Family magazine

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Chase Johnson, 11 years old, was disappointed that his school never taught about epilepsy, a condition he suffers from. He decided to change that by launching a non-profit Chase for the Cure. Austin Family magazine caught up with Chase and his parents to learn about his progress.

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.

Special Needs Hit Primetime with 'Speechless'

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TV shows these days now cover everything from time travel to the transgender. So it’s no surprise that something finally came along addressing the sensitivities, albeit with a splash of humor, about the special needs community.

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.

Stress, Screen Time Likely Causes for Surge in Kids’ Headaches

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Hospital ERs have seen a big increase in the number of kids and teens reporting headaches. What is causing the increase? And is there anything kids (and parents) can do to prevent them?

5 Myths About Epilepsy Debunked

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While most people know that epilepsy causes seizures, many don’t really understand much about the condition. Here are some other common myths about epilepsy…debunked:

Going Purple for Epilepsy

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November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, and we are proudly wearing purple to support the amazing cause.

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