Is there a “CURE” for Autism ?

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom What if the word “Autism” had never existed and ever increasing numbers children were showing up in schools without speech, lost in their own worlds, and having unexplained seizures?   Would we be diagnosing these children with some psychiatric “developmental disorder?”  Or would we be looking for…

All Doctors Are Not Created Equal!

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Finding a doctor who knows how to treat autism still remains to be one of a parent’s biggest challenges. NOT ALL DOCTORS are created equal! And finding the right one sometimes takes time. There is a shortage of doctors who know what autism really is or…

Are the Medical Interventions Helping?

By Marcia Hinds – Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Initially, it was hard to tell which interventions were working. How can you tell if a medication is working when your child has limited verbal ability and prefers his own inner world to the one where everyone else lives? Improvements in speech take time and the results are…

Fix the Gut

www.autism-and-treatment.com by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom So far as long as I searched, I still haven’t found that “magic bullet” for autism. It is important to realize that “One Cure Doesn’t Fit All” for our kids. But the new research with microbiota transplants is showing tremendous promise to help alleviate the symptoms…

YES or NO? Do Vaccines Really Cause Autism?

by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom www.autism-and-treatment.com Whenever someone mentions the word vaccine, it creates a fire storm. Everyone immediately goes to their corners and the fighting begins. Can’t we just stop arguing about this and join hands to find the solutions? Isn’t it possible that both sides of the argument are a…

How to Get Through a Blood Test Without a Meltdown

www.autism-and-treatment.com  by Marcia Hinds – Megan and Ryan’s Mom When we first started biomedical treatments I wasn’t sure how to do the blood draws that were essential to diagnose the issues with my son’s immune function. If you click on this link from the Autism Research Institute (https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=18&v=TB8dgBZVLRw) you can watch a video with your…