Why Did This Happen to Me? Guest Blog by Dr. Melinda Sharma

by Dr. Melinda Sharma www.autism-and-treatment.com A note from Marcia… Sometimes we all feel this way. It is worse when we question if it was something we did or didn’t do that caused our children’s condition. But, we can’t look back or spend our time wondering “what if.” All we can do is to keep putting…

grandma could fix anything except autism

Grandma Could Fix Anything … Except Autism – Guest Blog by Dr. Melinda Sharma of Autism Spectrum GPS

 by Dr. Melinda Sharma www.autism-and-treatment.com A note from Marcia.. Dr. Sharma is the one I turn to whenever I have a question concerning our children’s immune system or anything medical.  Melinda has a PhD in immunology and microbilogy and is probably the smartest woman I have ever met. But more than that, Melinda is an…

A True Horror Story

A True Horror Story – Guest Blog By Marcia Hemstreet

by Marcia Hemstreet www.autism-and-treatment.com  And Here’s  Marcia Hemstreet… Imagine this scenario: You suspect there is something medically wrong with your heart. So you go to the doctor, and would probably expect him or her to start a treatment plan involving medical tests, medications and possibly adjustments to your diet. But what if that doctor said, “I’m…


Dear MOM in the Parking Lot – Guest Blog by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty A note from Marcia.. This guest post is by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also the author of a blog at autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com. Kim’s book Raising Autism: Surviving the Early Years is on sale on Amazon here.…


What I Wish I Knew About Autism Right From The Start – Guest Blog by Marcia Hemstreet

by Marcia Hemstreet www.autism-and-treatment.com  And Here’s Marcia Hemstreet… There are many conflicting messages out there about autism. How do you know what to believe? I can’t answer that question, but what I can do is share what I would say to someone who is looking for advice: Autism is a complex immune system illness that has…


10 Things You Should Never Say to Parents of Children with Special Needs
– Guest Blog by Christine Goulbourne

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Christine Goulbourne A note from Marcia.. Christine Goulbourne is a special needs mom, blogger and advocate. This article first appeared on her website.  If you would like to read more of her posts you can sign up to have them delivered directly to your inbox at www.sensoryfriends.com. Christine is a warrior mom to…