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Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism: How Are They Connected?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) are two conditions frequently associated with each other. Studies indicate that up to 90% of kids with autism also struggle with sensory processing problems. But what is sensory processing disorder, and how is it connected to Autism? This article explores the link between ASD and SPD, […]

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What to expect after your autism diagnosis

What to Expect After An Autism Diagnosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

If you or a loved one has recently received an Autism diagnosis, you may feel a mix of emotions. Many of our clients feel a sense of relief after being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), feeling like they finally know a deeper truth about themselves. Their new diagnosis explains so much about their lives

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Is Autism Really A Disorder?

  According to DSM-5 and many specialists, Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that impacts communication, social interactions, and behavior. Also referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Autism encompasses various symptoms with differing severity levels. Autism symptoms Level 1 Autism or (formally) Asperger’s is considered an official disorder by both DSM-5 and most experts. People

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8 Unique and Easy Activities for a Hyperactive Child

Is your child constantly on the move? Maybe they’re just naturally overactive or have a lot of energy! Or it could be something else: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Whether they have ADHD or not, though, all children can be hyperactive. A child’s hyperactivity may manifest as restlessness, characterized by behaviors such as fidgeting and impulsive actions

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Would your child benefit from a Social Skills Group?

Not everybody is the life of the party. And that’s okay! If you or your child have been through ADD testing and are looking for ADHD treatment in NYC, don’t be discouraged. You can find Social Skills Groups at the Sachs Center – an innovative practice focused on the treatment and testing of ADD/ADHD and Asperger’s in children, teens

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New Girls Social Skills Group in NYC: Moon Dancers!

Moon Dancers Shine Together! Moon dancers at the Sachs Center, is a unique art therapy group where girls similar in age come to meet with one another and engage in a safe therapeutic atmosphere and explore social situations. Our social skills group specializes in using the creative process to allow the girls to explore positive

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Social Skills Group

A Social Skills Group is designed to offer help to children and adolescents who are having difficulty with peer relationships, anxiety, depression and ADHD. The goal is to assist them in developing social skills by teaching different strategies such as active listening, conversation skills, social competence, self-esteem, understanding emotions and problem solving. Children and adolescents

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