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The Link Between Endometriosis And Infertility

My need for support and companionship during my struggle with infertility and endometriosis led me to join the online patient community and through my involvement in this community, I have met the strongest, most inspiring women.Some of them have since become my closest friends and confidants. A good many of them started struggling with infertility in their 20s. Years passed as they tried many treatments and suffered miscarriages. Some of them did receive …

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Overcoming Sleep Disorders For Kids On The Spectrum

The following is a guest postby the team in the Boone Fetter Clinic at Childrens Hospital Los AngelesDid you know research shows that about half of school-age children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have trouble sleeping, compared to about one-fourth of typically developing children? Parents of children on the autism spectrum often report sleep problems such as resistance to going to sleep or sleeping alone, waking up often or sleepwalking during …

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California’s Regional Center System: Tips and Tricks

What is a regional center? In California, there are 21 regional centers. Regional center clients include people on the autism spectrum as well as people with cerebral palsy, mental retardation, epilepsy, and all other cases involving developmental delays. Recently, my child’s regional center reported that approximately 90% of incoming cases are autism-related.