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…

Details

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.…

Details
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…

Details
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,…

Details

What the Heck Is the MTHFR Gene Mutation? And What Does it Have to Do With Autism?

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom The term MTHFR (methylenetetrahydrofolate) may sounds like a “bad word,” but it isn’t.  It is just an acronym for a very important enzyme our bodies need.  The MTHFR plays an important role in the methylation cycle.  Cutting edge research has clearly linked impaired methylation problems with…

Details

Are the Medical Interventions Helping?

By Marcia Hinds – Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Initially, it was hard to tell which interventions were working. How can you tell if a medication is working when your child has limited verbal ability and prefers his own inner world to the one where everyone else lives? Improvements in speech take time and the results are…

Details

Three Easy Steps To Make the Medicine Go Down

by Ryan and Megan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Just getting Ryan to take the medications at the beginning of his medical treatment was a major accomplishment. He was still too young to swallow pills and some of the medications only came in adult sizes. I tried what seemed like a hundred different ways to solve this problem.…

Details