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…

Don’t Judge Your Child’s Progress By How Much Language They Have

Don’t measure your children’s progress by how much language they have. It takes a “typical” child almost three years to learn language, so if your child doesn’t immediately start speaking after starting medical treatments that doesn’t mean the interventions aren’t working. After you address the immune issues, you still need an intensive rehab program to catch…

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…

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…

Changing the World for our Children Keeps Them on Autism Island Longer

Changing The World For Our Children Keeps Them On Autism Island Longer

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Our family’s orientation to the world changed with Ryan’s autism. Our new normal would have been anyone else’s nightmare. We never seemed to realize how bad the situation had become. We were simply too busy trying to survive to do anything else. We already became desensitized…

Why do Kids with Autism Act Out and are Sometimes Aggressive

Why Do Kids With Autism Act Out And Are Sometimes Aggressive?

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Many of our children are extremely intelligent, even though it is sometimes hard to recognize because of their communication issues. It may look like the lights are on and nobody is home, but usually that is far from the truth. They are IN THERE and hearing every…