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Category Archives: Treatment & Therapy
Creativity can alleviate autism symptoms while expanding horizons… Art can play an important role in the lives of many children, teens, and adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It can be therapeutic, and gives the individual with autism an avenue … Continue reading
As the author of a gluten-free, dairy- free, egg-free, peanut-free, and tree nut-free cookbook, it is easy to imagine that I talk and write about food all the time. My three children, ages 7, 10, and 12, have given me … Continue reading
I’m going to be quite frank in this post on the tripeptide glutathione and suggest that the evidence is starting to point to a real issue with glutathione in quite a few cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). What this … Continue reading
Summer is a season of changes—and that makes it notoriously hard for our loved ones on the autism spectrum. Even if your child attends a 12-month education program, routines inevitably change: not every student is present, there are extra class … Continue reading
My first meeting with Bex was fun filled. She demanded I play chase with her, saying one of the few words she could say: “Tiger”, and running away squealing. Her self-limited diet made her underweight and she resisted hair grooming … Continue reading
George never crawled and took his first wobbly steps at the age of two and a half; he has only recently crawled up the stairs. His fine motor skills are less developed than my sister’s ten month old son, and … Continue reading
The inability to communicate effectively is one of the hallmarks of an autism diagnosis, leaving severely affected individuals with extremely limited options in expressing thoughts, emotions, and needs. Advancing technologies, however, are proving to be a breakthrough in achieving greatly … Continue reading
Many parents and caregivers of children with autism have begun to realize that an ASD diagnosis is just the tip of the iceberg, and that underlying pathologies exist that can respond to appropriate medical treatments. As the vast majority of … Continue reading
Autism and related disorders have confounded doctors and parents alike for decades; treatment options and methods have done the same. Our children are individuals who deal with many varied issues that fall under the same, all-encompassing banner of “Autism Spectrum … Continue reading
As a student athlete at Villanova, I realized that if I wanted to maintain a competitive edge, I would need to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Eating organic whole foods, getting plenty of exercise, and reducing toxic exposures in my own … Continue reading