Prevent Holiday Meltdowns for You and Your Child

Prevent Holiday Meltdowns for You and Your Child

Holiday gatherings have led to some of the most humongous 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 have cleared and the...
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...