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WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY

By: Dr. Francis Dimalanta
April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day as declared by the United Nations General Assembly. This is to highlight the need to improve the quality of li ...

WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY

By: Dr. Francis Dimalanta
March 21 is internationally recognized as World Down Syndrome Day. This is an important event for remembering children with special needs. Over the ...

PARENTING TIDBITS

By: Dr. Francis Dimalanta
At the clinic, I mostly see children with developmental delays or behavioral problems but I offer the same recommendations when dealing with any oth ...

GIFTEDNESS AND WHAT IT MEANS

By: Dr. Francis Dimalanta
Most experts agree that there is no single, accepted definition to giftedness. Unfortunately, the absence of a true definition can lead to misunders ...

Down Syndrome: Blessing or Burden?

By: Malu Tiongson-Ortiz
Note: This is an excerpt from my book “Embracing God’s Purpose for my Special Child” Years ago, children with special needs were h ...

On Healthy Resolutions and the Measles Outbreak

By: Joy Bautista Guerrero
We are midway through the first month of the year and it is a good time to examine if we are indeed following our new year’s resolutions.  It is kno ...

Wellness for the Holidays

By: Joy Bautista Guerrero
Christmas is, once again, upon us. In this very busy season, it is quite easy for people to fall out of their daily routines, causing altered diet, ...

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