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Amazing Ways Chiropractic Therapy Can Benefit Kids with Autism

Amazing Ways Chiropractic Therapy Can Benefit Kids with Autism

Encopresis is a common struggle for autistic children. The scientific term comes from the Greek en– (“inside”) and kopros (“stool”).  In other words, “you have poop stuck inside you.”  When simple constipation turns into a hard, dry blockage, soft stool leaks around the block. The child usually can’t control the leakage. Often, the encopresis develops… Continue Reading

Mom Creates Job Practice Opportunity for Young Adults with Autism

Mom Creates Job Practice Opportunity for Young Adults with Autism

For parents who have a child with autism, a deep frustration can exist once the child has completed his/her education and faces employment challenges as a young adult.  When Park Ridge, IL resident Cindy Montgomery recognized the disconnect between transition services for her son with autism and true employment opportunities for him, she created Teachability,… Continue Reading

How to Recognize the Medical Comorbidities of Autism

How to Recognize the Medical Comorbidities of Autism

The etiology of autism, though still a mystery, is believed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors.  Autism is thought to develop sometime during pregnancy and the first three years of life (early-onset autism) or, as in regressive or late-onset autism, some children appear to have developed normally until 12-24 months before losing… Continue Reading

Best Essential Oils for Autism and ADHD – The Ultimate Guide

Best Essential Oils for Autism and ADHD – The Ultimate Guide

  When you hear the words “essential oils,” one image that might pop into your mind is going to the spa for some much-needed relaxation. Essentials oils are sometimes associated with spas because they are often used by a massage therapist or masseuse during a therapy session. But did you know essential oils can be… Continue Reading

Great Ways Exercise Can Benefit Kids with Autism for Life

Great Ways Exercise Can Benefit Kids with Autism for Life

“There are many reasons to encourage fitness activities for youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Regular physical activity has been shown to enhance both behavior and mood.” Fred R. Volkmar, M.D. Irving B. Harris Professor, Director – Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, Chief of Child Psychiatry, Yale New Haven Hospital, Editor… Continue Reading