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Medical Testing for Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and PDD

When beginning to treat Autism Spectrum Disorders, biomedical testing can play a vitally important role. Biomedical testing can provide you with critical information which can be used to help determine the most effective treatment protocol....More...

Biomedical Autism Intervention - The Low Oxalate Diet

Oxalates are organic compounds with pointy, jagged edges found in many fruits, vegetables and nuts. Many children with Autism have high oxalate levels which can lead to poor coordination, aggression, irritability, aggravation, etc. from the pain of these crystals in their tissues. The low oxalate di...More...

"Neurodiversity" by Thomas Armstrong

"Neurodiversity" by Thomas Armstrong explores the idea that neurological challenges such as autism, ADHD and depression may also bring significant gifts....More...

Autism Vaccine? - Could My Child's Autism Have Been Caused by a Vaccine?

It is a sad but true fact; many more children are being diagnosed with autism each year. Autism comes in many different forms, but regardless of the symptoms it causes; it is a very serious and life-altering disorder, both for the parents or caregivers of the child, and obviously, the child itself. ...More...

Treatment Process For Autism

To put it as simple as possible, autism can be diagnosed as a symptom, which occurs in early childhood and causes generative communication disorders. A neurological disorder, children suffering from autism refrains from all types of social interaction....More...

Motivating Autistic Children With a Variety of Activities

For those parents of autistic children, you are probably aware of how to motivate the child by employing a variety of activities. However, if your child has just been diagnosed with Autism you are most likely not aware of this as you may not have had the time yet to educated yourself about how this ...More...

Autism 101 - Empathy And Emotion, Teaching Your Autistic Child

Teaching our children these behaviours can be quite difficult too. While we weren't taught to understand each other, it was something we kind of knew from the start. Autistic children don't have this ability from the start, it needs to instead be taught to them....More...

7 Key Things You Should Know If Your Child Has Autism

ASD can be a frightening diagnosis, which every parent reacts differently to. Along with a diagnosis parents are often bombarded with advice and strategies which are often not always helpful. Here are just 7 points I think every parent should be aware of when parenting a child with autism......More...

Should I Have My Child Screened for Autism?

When should you seek an autism screening for your child? Even infants and toddlers can show behaviors that may look like autism. These behaviors may eventually disappear -- or not. Here's why you shouldn't wait to have your child evaluated....More...

How To Tell Whether My Child Suffers Autism

Autism or Autistic Disorder is an abnormality which in most cases affect children under 3 years. Since Autism can (or better: will) affect the normal development of the child, you should get professional help as soon as possible. To help you find out whether your child may be autistic, I wrote this ...More...