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Female Soccer, Not Football, Leads in Concussions

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New research shows that among all sports and age groups, concussions are now the highest among high school girls who play soccer.

‘Play for All' Park to Double in Size, More Room for All Abilities

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A big expansion is planned for the Round Rock park specially designed to meet the needs of all children, even those with special needs.

Learning Disabilities and the Genius Connection

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A new book highlights how children with learning or attention issues may be extraordinarily gifted. Learn more about the connection between disorder and genius.

Sesame Street’s New Friend Introduces Autism

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For the first time in nearly a decade, Sesame Street will introduce a new Muppet character to their gang. She is four years old, very curious, and loves to paint, draw, and pick flowers. She also has autism. Learn more about Julia here.

Struggles of Special Needs Siblings

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Kids who grow up with a sibling with special needs often develop amazing qualities like patience, kindness and compassion. But, they also have unique struggles. Here are common concerns that siblings of special needs children often share and some resources that might help.

New Technology May Predict Autism in Babies

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New research shows that doctors may be able to predict autism at an earlier age than ever using special MRI images of a child’s brain.

Heading on Vacation? 5 Travel Tips for Children with Autism

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For autistic children who thrive on set schedules and take comfort in places that are familiar, a vacation can be, well, stressful. Here are a few tips to make traveling more bearable for everyone.

Prevent ‘Testing Season’ Headaches, Migraines with These 7 Tips

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In Austin, March is a month full of fun activities from rodeo to SXSW to Spring Break. Then why do we often see a spike of headaches and migraines among kids?

Fish Oil Supplements and Kids

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Fish oil has been used for hundreds of years by cultures all over the world to treat everything from skin ailments to high cholesterol. Learn more about its brain boosting potential

Groundbreaking Youth Concussion Study Launches in Texas

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With youth sports concussions on the rise, and more than 800,000 high school athletes in Texas, it is only fitting that the most comprehensive study to date on these traumatic brain injuries be conducted here. Learn more...