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- Hear This Well: Ear Infections and AutismBy Teresa Conrick When looking at issues in current day, it's often important to look at evidence in the present but also in the past. I have reported on much research showing that the MICROBIOME has an integral part in...
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Category Archives: Living with Autism
In retrospect, the bullying started at a very young age. Even when my oldest son was in preschool, other students would avoid him, not because he was mean or aggressive but because he was impulsive, unpredictable, and got stuck on … Continue reading
Toxicity may play a big part in autism. Follow our tips to create a safer built environment for your child. As parents, we all desire both a healthy and safe environment for our children, regardless of their ages. As research … Continue reading
Tackling the realities of personal safety is a positive step on the road towards self-advocacy for your child… With all the responsibilities you have as the parent of a child on the spectrum, the possibility of a predator attempting to … Continue reading
When it comes to ASD family travel, preparation is key… My fondest childhood memories are those of summer vacations taken with my family. One trip in particular stands out in my mind—a road trip to Yellowstone National Park. The whole … Continue reading
Caring for a child with autism can push you to your limits, but it is okay for you to schedule a time-out… Caring for a child who has autism is the ultimate labor of love. Your child always needs you … Continue reading
If you’re the single parent of a child with autism, just when do you mention the “A” word to your date? I’m sitting across the table from a gorgeous blonde woman who I met on a dating website, enjoying conversation … Continue reading
After a tense pre-Thanksgiving dinner out, our young son climbed into my soon-to-be ex’s station wagon and they left for five days. Staring at the setting sun from the parking lot, I realized I’d be alone the whole time. My … Continue reading
Top 10 Strategies “To Ensure Halloween is Healthy and Stress-Free for your Family” from Autism File Readers
Halloween is fast approaching: candy, parties, and costumes can be challenging given the food sensitivities and sensory issues that many children with autism have. Last week, we polled our readers for their input on the following question, “What strategies do … Continue reading
The changing face of schools for our special children My brother has Down Syndrome, and I have clear memories of visiting prospective schools and residential programs for him when we were both younger. It was the 1970s, and at that … Continue reading