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…

I'm Mad as Hell and I'm Not Going to Take it

I’M MAD AS HELL…AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE!

by Marcia Hinds – Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Does this sound familiar? Why is smoke billowing from my ears? Because we need to change the autism paradigm. Why doesn’t mainstream medicine realize that AUTISM IS TREATABLE?  And why aren’t we screaming from the rooftops that we need answers and more treatments to help our children? The…

Don't Forget to Butt Out

Don’t Forget to Butt Out!

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Following behind Ryan and making sure he didn’t forget anything important became a life-long habit. When he was still quite affected by autism, doing that was necessary. However my actions of helping too much handicapped him when he got older. I couldn’t understand why when Ryan…

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…

Life Almost Seemed Easier…Before Ryan Wanted Friends…Social Skills Are The Last Thing To Come

By Marcia Hinds –  Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Most children want to interact with the people around them, but not my kid. Ryan was never “typical” before we treated his autism medically.  Although Ryan now works as an engineer at a major aerospace company, when we first started down the road to recovery, my…