Why Our Kids Act Out!

  www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom The best way I can explain the frustration that children with autism feel because they can’t communicate is with a chocolate analogy.  Imagine your favorite candy bar is right in front of you and you missed lunch.  You are starving.  Your blood sugar plummets along…

Toilet Training is Always a Challenge!

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom Toilet training is a challenge for any child, but when your kid has autism it seems like it may never happen. It is a good thing I had Megan first or I might not have known what to do with Ryan. I used the same methods…

Resources to Teach Our Kids

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom After we helped Ryan’s dysfunctional immune system start to work again, we still needed to catch him up on all he missed with direct teaching until he started to learn like typical kids. The book Social Skills for Special Children by Darlene Mannix helped immensely with…

How to Find the Right Doctor to Beat Autism?

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom Children are recovering from autism and yet most doctors don’t even know this is possible. Finding the right doctor to treat the subset of autism our children suffer from, still remains one of our biggest challenges. Autism is complicated and results from many medical issues combined.…

Motivation is the Key to Success

Motivation Is Key To Success!

By Marcia Hinds – Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com For Ryan we used our own modified version of ABA to teach him all the things he missed when he was too ill to learn. But to be effective it was essential to discover what my child loved and use that to teach him. Children who have autism…

The Road to Recovery Takes Time

The Road to Recovery Takes Time – Don’t Give Up Too Soon!

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com It is not like I woke up one day and BAM my kid was better. Although Ryan is now an aerospace engineer, his recovery from autism was S-L-O-W.  It took years.  After two steps forward, he’d take one step back. Sometimes it was two steps forward,…