What’s In A Name? Asperger’s Syndrome, Redefined

A new label for Asperger’s syndrome may help children get needed treatment. But early intervention is still vital. Keagan Peterson’s first birthday party was a happy occasion, with cake, balloons and gifts,  but his mom, Stephenie, couldn’t shake the feeling that something was wrong. Keagan, now 6, seemed to be suffering from a major sensory … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things To Do Before Your Child’s IEP

An IEP (Individualized Education Program) is very important for your child’s education. An IEP is a written statement of the educational program designed to meet a child's individual needs – every child who receives special education services must have an IEP. But the IEP planning process can be very stressful for parents! The more prepared you … [Read more...]

Special Horses Help Special People – Therapeutic Horseback Riding Benefits All Involved

Heather Parker, owner and founder of Hooves for Harmony in Anderson, is deeply passionate about therapeutic horseback riding. When asked how Hooves for Harmony has changed her life, she answers with passion, “How hasn’t it changed my life? It’s what I live for and it’s what I’m put here to do.” Hooves for Harmony is a non-profit organization, … [Read more...]