Prevent Holiday Meltdowns for You and Your Child

Prevent Holiday Meltdowns for You and Your Child

Published on Special-ism Holiday gatherings have led to some of the most humungous meltdowns we’ve experienced with my youngest son Jake, who is diagnosed on the severe end of the autism spectrum.  I can’t say I haven’t joined him a time or two either!  Once the tears...
Autism:  10 Strategies for Implementing Diet Changes

Autism: 10 Strategies for Implementing Diet Changes

Why are food and diet some your of the most challenging aspects of raising a child with autism?  Make the decision to change the way your child, and perhaps your whole family, is easting – BAM!!!  You seem to hit walls of resistance every which way you turn! The walls...
Is Autism Genetic? It’s NOT a Fight, It’s Our Future

Is Autism Genetic? It’s NOT a Fight, It’s Our Future

Original Post May 20, 2009 at  www.kitchentablemedicine.com Is autism a genetic condition?   The scientific evidence definitely shows genetics are involved. The fact that males are diagnosed at a ratio of 4:1 to females points to a genetic piece. Identical twins...