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Beginner's Guide to Using Essential Oils to Calm Kids with ADHD

Can Essential Oils REALLY Calm My Child?

The answer is YES !! Essential oils have been around for centuries and used for thousands of years for all sorts of maladies. They are plant extracts that are taken from the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. In this blog post, I will show you how essential oils can be used to calm your child with ADHD and why many parents are turning to these little bottles to bring peace back into their home.

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Top 7 Things to Do After You Receive an ADHD Diagnosis For Your Child

Your Child Just Received a Diagnosis of ADHD

Your child has been struggling at school with focus, attention to detail and declining grades. Your child’s teacher told you at parent teacher conferences that your child has trouble waiting his turn and interrupts all the time. You have noticed some of the same things as well as the inability to sit still, especially at dinnertime and bedtime has been a struggle for awhile. You decided it was time to see if your child does indeed have ADHD and you just received the diagnosis. Now what are you to do?

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What Causes Sensory Processing Disorder?

Sensory Processing Disorder is a relatively new diagnoses, only being accepted in 1994 by certain professionals, although an Occupational Therapist, Jean Ayres defined it in 1972.  Jean Ayres defines it as" the neurological process that organizes sensation from one's own body and from the environment and makes it possible to use the body effectively within the environment".  There are many ways that this can affect an individual.

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