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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medical treatment alone is not enough

For Autism Recovery – We Combined Medical, Behavioral and Educational Interventions

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com It is important to remember you can’t believe all you are told about autism.  That is especially true when it comes to knowing that autism is medical and TREATABLE!  Almost all kids improve when the multiple problems with their immune systems can be corrected.  Children are…

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To Siri With Love…use what your kids love or obsess over to teach them

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom   For most of us, Siri is merely a helpful phone app. But for children with autism, she can be so much more. For Gus, who didn’t quite understand how back and forth conversational skills are done, Siri is a nonjudgmental friend and teacher.  Judith Newman…

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