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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 »

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 »

The Folate Factor

The Folate Factor

A newly discovered disorder may play a role in autism… Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) – which include autistic disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) – are… Read more »

Our Journey Into Reiki

Our Journey Into Reiki

While pharmaceuticals are sometimes used to treat the symptoms of autism, many parents worry about potentially toxic conventional drugs and instead (or alongside more conventional treatments) turn to natural therapies… Read more »

Beyond Friendship

Beyond Friendship

Dogs can be valued therapeutic companions for people with autism Kids and dogs. Everyone agrees they go together, but for children with autism, dogs can be far more than best… Read more »

Caretaker Parents of Children with Autism Need a Break Now and Then

Caretaker Parents of Children with Autism Need a Break Now and Then

Caring for a child who has autism is the ultimate labor of love. Your child always needs you and you need to be there for your child. Yet despite your… Read more »

Harnessing the Power of Traditional, Nutrient-Dense Foods— a Partner in Treatment Success for Autism

Harnessing the Power of Traditional, Nutrient-Dense Foods— a Partner in Treatment Success for Autism

Diet has been extremely important to me because I am professional clarinetist with a national career. I play with the Orion Ensemble which tours throughout North America, am playing principal… Read more »

Why Not Homeopathy?

Why Not Homeopathy?

Embracing the diversity of autism to find personalized treatment.  Autism is a complex biomedical condition that manifests in multiple ways. While its common core symptoms are well-known and include impaired… Read more »

A Bridge To The Mind

A Bridge To The Mind

Art provides a powerful means for your child to form connections between his world… and yours.  Having autism is mentally, physically, and emotionally stressful, and those affected by it often… Read more »



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