End the overwhelm.

Get a head start with my researched and field tested tool kit so that your child can thrive too.

End the overwhelm.

Get a head start with my researched and field tested tool kit so that your child can thrive too.

A PATH TO RECOVERY FROM NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

My Child Will Thrive is a place where like-minded parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders can learn about potential interventions, find resources and connect with each other on the road to recovery. It truly is A Path to Recovery from Neurodevelopmental Disorders!

You are in the right place if you have a child with a neurodevelopmental disorder, suspected or diagnosed. As a parent or caregiver, you want your children to be happy, healthy and thriving — and to be the best version of themselves they can be. That’s our mission at My Child Will Thrive and we strive to provide information to parents and caregivers that can help on THEIR mission to help the children in their life.

There is so much to learn when it comes to helping our children recover and coordinating their care. Here at My Child Will Thrive we are working hard to build up as much information as we can to help you on your journey. Check out our videos, guides and resources. We are constantly adding to the information we provide, so check back often!

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Updated weekly, our blog features a range of topics from nutrition to mitochondrial dysfunction and everything in between. We provide easy-to-understand yet in-depth information, relevant updates and practical advice you can implement right away.

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Recent Articles/Podcasts

The Foundational Role of the Vagus Nerve

The Foundational Role of the Vagus Nerve

The role of the vagus nerve in neurodevelopment and the health of our children couldn’t be more important. If the vagus nerve isn’t functioning optimally there can be a cascade effect on their health and development and there will be a major block to sustained...

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