How to Get Through a Blood Test Without a Meltdown

www.autism-and-treatment.com  by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom When we first started biomedical treatments I wasn’t sure how to do the blood draws that were essential to diagnose the issues with my son’s immune function. If you click on this link from the Autism Research Institute (https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=TB8dgBZVLRw) you can watch a video with your…

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Exercise Does a Body Good!

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Exercise is key for our kids. Just like everything else about autism, helping our kids is complicated.  And helping them get better isn’t the result of doing one thing, but doing many things combined to alleviate the stress on their overloaded immune systems.  Doctors and other…

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Dear Autism, I HATE You! Autism is Not a Gift…Our Children Are the Gift!

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom Some people think we should just accept autism. They believe autism is a gift. They think if we treat the symptoms, we are changing who our children are. I probably won’t change anyone’s mind, but I need to say this anyway. Our children are the gift,…

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Should I Tell People My Kid Has Autism?

by Ryan and Megan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com My son definitely acted different and the stares and comments other people made were often cruel.  But I still never told them about my son’s autism. That was especially true for the people who worked with him in gymnastics, swimming or karate.  Only our family members, his therapists, and…

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“If You Don’t FEEL It, Just FAKE It” Therapy for Autism

by Ryan and Megan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com This is an excerpt from my book, “I KNOW YOURE IN THERE – Winning Our War Against Autism” about how sometimes FAKING it helps both you and your child: [My daughter, Megan] …usually had more patience with Ryan than I did. On one particularly difficult day, I was yelling…

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