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Trauma-informed practices mandatory for all public schools

By Ryan Walton | July 15, 2015

A groundbreaking public health study that discovered that childhood trauma leads to the adult onset of chronic diseases, depression and other mental illness, violence and being a victim of violence.


Understanding Reactive Attachment Disorder part II

By Ryan Walton | July 7, 2015

Learn ten ways to support a RAD mom.


Understanding Reactive Attachment Disorder part I

By Ryan Walton | July 2, 2015

The symptoms that Reactive Attachment Disorder [RAD] parents generally witness are far more specific and obvious.


The Value of Wilderness and Adventure in our Children

By Ryan Walton | May 19, 2015

The number of children that now need occupational therapy services to treat their sensory systems is on the rise.

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