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Category Archives: Newly Diagnosed
For over a decade, I’ve been writing about harmful chemicals in our environment and how they jeopardize our children’s health and development. We have made significant strides in identifying, controlling and eliminating many toxic exposures but there is still an overwhelming … Continue reading
Whether it’s one voice helping one child, or many people joining together to effect change, advocacy can make a world of difference… Twenty years ago, I was just about to graduate college with a communications degree. I was looking forward … Continue reading
When someone asks where my child falls on the spectrum, I respond “somewhere in the middle.” When you tell someone you have a child with autism, it’s likely the first question they ask will be, “Is he high or low … Continue reading
Science can be a fickle thing sometimes. Research interests wax and wane and priorities shift as a consequence of trends, resources and funding. Take for example the science behind vitamins and minerals and the shifting sands of research interest. At … Continue reading
My husband and I are both practicing physicians. We are blessed with two lovely children – Raphael and Ysabell. Sometime in 2001, I decided to lay low in my medical practice and devote more time for our family. It came … Continue reading
Healthy eating has been the subject of debate among parents, dietitians, physicians, and chefs for years. Each group, having studied their particular belief, is confident that they are correct. And there are facts to back up many points of view. … Continue reading
Living with your child, you don’t see the changes little by little as they happen. One day, I looked at my son, Jeremy, and realized he was already up to my chin, and that he was growing facial hair. His … 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
A Directory listing of companies providing diagnostic testing for autism and it’s related disorders Continue reading
Anyone looking to understand, implement or maintain dietary interventions will find this book incredibly helpful. Karyn Seroussi and Lisa Lewis have written an invaluable resource for your autistic child, loved one with immune system dysfunction or someone combating yeast and bacteria. Continue reading