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Top 10 Ways a Therapy Dog Can Help Your Child with Autism

Top 10 Ways a Therapy Dog Can Help Your Child with Autism

A canine has long been considered ‘man’s best friend.’  A dog’s unconditional love, non-judgment, and faithfulness have often inspired a partnership that brings about many benefits to both canine and human lives. A therapy dog’s main function is to help people emotionally, though physical benefits can result by boosting morale for physical therapy and encouraging… Continue Reading

Can Probiotics Help Your Child with Autism Feel Better?

Can Probiotics Help Your Child with Autism Feel Better?

As a parent, it can be difficult to watch your child struggle with the abdominal pain, constipation, and other discomfort common for people with autism. Too often, those gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are accompanied by increased anxiety and oversensitivity. However, recent research into microbiomes may help.  Microbiomes are the colonies of bacteria within and around us… Continue Reading

How Craniosacral Therapy Can Make a Big Difference with ASD

How Craniosacral Therapy Can Make a Big Difference with ASD

An autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis can be difficult news to hear.  Parents of newly diagnosed children, or adults with autism, actively seek out treatment methods that relieve the anxiety and stress that can accompany autism. When anxiety and stress are relieved, daily functions improve, sometimes dramatically.  One gentle and reliable method that can often… Continue Reading