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Mom, in class today, we read a story about a younger brother who had an older brother with special needs,” said JP, my younger son, on an early fall day last year as we drove home from school. “Wow,” I … Continue reading
This can be one of the most daunting questions parents of children with autism try to answer. As we know, each individual autistic child presents with their own particular mixture of abilities and challenges. Therefore, there is no “one-fix-suits- all” … Continue reading
Over the years, as a consultant to families of children with autism, and in conjunction with the supervision of their healthcare professionals, I have been asked to share tips that families can immediately begin implementing themselves when they receive or … Continue reading
Has picky eating taken over your dinner table? Are you or someone you love a picky eater? Are you unsure that your family is getting the best nutrition available? Take heart! You can make nutritious, delicious meals that everyone will … Continue reading
This Article reprinted with permission from Living Without Magazine. When you see Kaitlyn Ford with her friends, you might not notice anything unusual about her. If she stands out at all, it’s most likely because of her long red hair … Continue reading
Holidays are stressful for everyone regardless of how much joy they bring. The challenges that come with raising a child on the autism spectrum −especially with other siblings − only compound this stress. As an experienced mother of an adult … Continue reading
This Article reprinted with permission from Living Without Magazine. Kenneth A. Bock, MD, a leading expert on the biomedical approach to treating autism and author of Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma and Allergies, talks with editor Alicia … Continue reading