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The Thyroid and Autism Connection

The Thyroid and Autism Connection https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/the-thyroid-autism-connection/

The Link Between Thyroid Disease and Autism Thyroid and Autism Connection Scientists and researchers have noted that autism and thyroid disease are two epidemics on the rise. Dr. Raphael Kellman believes autism and thyroid disease are closely related. His study showed that 75 percent of children with autism have undiagnosed thyroid problems often due to […]

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The Third Parent: A Loving Look at the Role of an Autism Sibling

The Third Parent: A Loving Look at the Role of an Autism Sibling https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/loving-role-of-autism-sibling/

Sunday mornings. Although all was quiet in the world that carried on outside my bedroom window, my young ears still woke to the humming of our television set. After a sleepy-eyed glance at my  bedside clock that read “6:15 a.m.” I knew Eddie was awake and ready for the morning. That meant I was awake […]

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How Can I Plan Now for My Sister to Care for My Special Needs Child?

how can I plan now for my sister to care for my special needs child?

Mary asks: “I am thinking about having my sister become the next caregiver of my son if I am no longer here.  What can I do to help prepare her for this job?” In our experience, we have found that your sister will most likely have two main concerns when taking on the role of […]

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