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…

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…

Reading Comprehension and Making Friends Seemed to be a Constant Issue

Reading Comprehension and Making Friends Seemed to be a Constant Issue

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Because language comes later for children with autism, many of our kids struggle with reading comprehension. Even though my son is now an engineer, his weakness in this area was one of my main concerns when he was in elementary school. This worried me, since reading…