Autism And Irlen Syndrome: Advice For Parents
19 November 2015
Autism is a developmental disorder that affects around 115,000 people in Australia. People with autism can experience several symptoms, and there is increasing evidence that the condition can cause problems with vision and/or perception of the person's immediate environment. Irlen Syndrome is a specific perceptual processing disorder that can affect people with autism. Learn more about the condition, and find out what steps you may need to take to help your child cope with the problem.
Should You Give Birth in a Public Hospital, Private Hospital, or at Home?
15 September 2015
Becoming pregnant with your first child is an incredibly exciting time in your life. You have 9 months of pregnancy ahead to nurture the growing child inside of you, and then you have the childbirth itself, which for many first time mothers, is an overwhelming prospect. You will absolutely want to make sure that you feel comfortable and looked after when it comes time to deliver the baby.
Along the way, there are many decisions to make, and where to deliver your baby is a decision you will have to make sooner or later.
Healing a Broken Bone: Four Alternatives to TENS Machines and How They Compare
14 September 2015
With pain relieving properties similar to morphine, a TENS machine creates a frequency of vibration, calibrated to encourage healing and block pain signals. However, a TENS machine is not the only vibrating bone healer. There are other options.
If you have a broken bone and are curious about all of the vibratory healing options, take a look at how these alternatives compare to a TENS machine:
The effect of a TENS machine is sometimes compared to the effect of rubbing an area.
Diagnosing Hearing Impairments In Autistic Children: Advice For Parents
18 August 2015
According to data compiled in 2012, there are around 115,000 people in Australia with autism – an increase of 70 percent compared to 2009. Autistic children face a range of behavioural symptoms, which can make it harder to diagnose other conditions, including problems with hearing. Learn more about the challenges that autistic children with hearing impairments can face, and find out how doctors and audiologists can accurately diagnose these conditions.