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Welcome to The Autism File

Welcome to The Autism File

Polly Tommey is an autism mother and founder of The Autism File magazine. As Editor-in-Chief, she’s been a tireless advocate for families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Polly’s work in… Read more »

The Autism and Allergy Overlap

The Autism and Allergy Overlap

ASD and food allergy rates have risen dramatically—and they often go hand in hand… The food allergy and autism communities generally seen as separate groups have more in common than… Read more »

The Power of Fermented Foods

The Power of Fermented Foods

Beneficial bacteria support healthy digestion, the immune system, and overall health…  Fermented foods are a wonderful addition to your family’s diet, especially for children with autism. Fermented foods are rich… Read more »

Parent-Powered Therapies

Parent-Powered Therapies

Do-it-yourself creativity can turn your home into an effective therapy center, saving you money and strengthening bonds with your ASD child… My ten-year-old son has been in some form of… Read more »

Life’s a Beach!

Life’s a Beach!

Autism parents relax, reconnect and recharge at the  annual National Autism Conference Warm breezes. Cool, white powdery sand between your toes. The sound of waves and seagulls. Sipping a cool… Read more »

The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

Many children lose the language they have gained as autism takes hold—but that doesn’t mean they don’t want to communicate. During my son’s toddler and preschool years I read everything… Read more »

Enzymes: Breaking It All Down

Enzymes: Breaking It All Down

Addressing digestive issues can lead to improved health for ASD kids… and you. One can judge the efficacy of a given supplement by the length of time it survives in… Read more »

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