Understanding Autism: The Path to Erasing Stigma

This blog post is part of the Google+ Healthy Hangouts series on breaking and timely health news. There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding autism. With the uptick in awareness of autism over the past decade, the discussion has also brought with it much confusion. Parents can easily become overwhelmed when trying to process information, so how … Continue reading Understanding Autism: The Path to Erasing Stigma

The Incredible Story of “Q”, a Heroic Preemie and the March of Dimes

The Curtis Clay family, whose son “Q” receives therapy at Our Children’s House at Baylor Dallas, has been selected as the March of Dimes’ 2014 March for Babies Ambassador Family. This is their story. Curtis and I were thrilled to be expecting our first son. We vowed to make sure this was a healthy pregnancy … Continue reading The Incredible Story of “Q”, a Heroic Preemie and the March of Dimes

Understanding Pediatric Headaches

Headaches can make anyone’s daily routine drag. Sometimes, they can be so debilitating that they make simple tasks feel like painful chores. What many people don’t realize, is that headaches can affect children as severely as adults. Headaches can majorly impact a child’s performance in school and regular activities. Before you assume your child is exaggerating … Continue reading Understanding Pediatric Headaches

Tips for Teaching Handwriting to Children

Handwriting is an essential skill despite the ever-advancing technological world we live in. It is a fact that in the classroom, handwriting remains the primary tool of communication and knowledge assessment for students. Currently in the state of Texas, students within local school districts are required to take a standardized assessment that requires handwriting skills … Continue reading Tips for Teaching Handwriting to Children