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Pursuit of Research Promoting Good Nutrition For Special Needs

  • Microplastics In The Water, Food, And Us Affect Speech Development
    by Lisa Geng on December 11, 2018 at 11:44 pm

    Researchers have identified early childhood health impacts including speech and language developmental delays from prenatal exposures to phthalates found in plastic Association of Prenatal Phthalate Exposure With Language Development in Early Childhood Carl-Gustaf Bornehag, PhD et.al, JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Great Pacific Garbage Patch Most of us by now know the ongoing problem of plastics building in our environment and...Read More » […]

  • Cherab FB Birthday Wishes
    by Lisa Geng on October 25, 2018 at 4:23 am

    When you create a fundraiser, particularly for a smaller nonprofit such as the Cherab Foundation which focuses on rare causes such as apraxia, it exposes new people to those causes. While people join the Cherab Foundation for different reasons from various backgrounds and from all parts of the globe, one thing in common is every...Read More » […]

  • Organic Food And Heavy Metals
    by Lisa Geng on August 26, 2018 at 11:22 pm

    “Some of the worst offenders in the Clean Label Project’s tests were organic, plant-based protein powders. More than 75 percent had measurable levels of lead. And certified organic products averaged twice the heavy metals of their uncertified counterparts.” Simply stated, organic produce and other ingredients are grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage...Read More » […]

  • Back To School Useful Links
    by Lisa Geng on August 15, 2018 at 2:38 am

    Back to school time can be exciting, but for many of us with special needs students, it can also be stressful.  Here is information that may make the transition easier. Some parents like to start out the year with a letter to the teacher to explain their child’s diagnosis (and in particular if it’s  it’s...Read More » […]

  • Cherab Presents Chris’s crowdFunnit Birthday Party
    by Lisa Geng on August 13, 2018 at 5:38 pm

    “Bullying has left a mark on Chris’s soul. As a result, he suffers bouts of both anxiety and depression that others hate him and is afraid to leave our house. Chris who is on the autism spectrum desperately needs to know that he is worthy of having friends and that he is not alone” ~Mary...Read More » […]