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Trehalose: The Promising Supplement You’ve Never Heard About

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We are always looking for something new and something better. What’s the newest invention? What’s the newest discovery? Where’s the answer that’s going to change my world! It’s that constant and never ending hope that propels our search. The need for 100% is necessary. While we should always have gratitude for the things we have, […]

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Issue 39 – Working Together to Communicate Better

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  Dear Readers, Communication can be tough. As we all know, many children diagnosed with autism have a more difficult time developing the language skills they need at first. Nonverbal communication, such as eye contact, hand gestures and facial expressions, can especially be a challenge. While many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) develop communication […]

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Treating Genetic Mutations in Autism

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Genetic testing is the biggest medical advancement of the early 21st century. Our understanding of how genes play a role in brain function is advancing every year. While many children receive negative genetic tests for Fragile X syndrome, there are thousands upon thousands of genetic tests available. If you think you’ve exhausted genetic testing for […]

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10 Valuable Life Lessons My Brother with Autism Has Taught Me

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My brother, Christos, was diagnosed with autism when he was two. We grew up in Cyprus and our parents were extraordinary and even though no one prepares you for an autism diagnosis, they made it seem effortless. Living with autism is enthralling; so much so that the daily obstacles we encountered became our life. Nothing […]

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The Value of Getting to Know Your Child’s School Support Team

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“Why can’t you just tell me who her teacher is?!” Casey sits down on the couch, sweat beading on her brow as her daughter, Janie, repeatedly rewinds and watches the same clip of a cartoon on the iPad. Casey has been calling the school since June, when Janie’s teacher, Mrs. Naughton, retired after 25 years […]

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Issue 38 – Keeping ASD Kids Healthy

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Dear Readers, The journey toward good health — it’s in the news every day. It’s circulated on television, social media, newspapers, magazines…we are inundated by free-flowing advice.  It’s easy to feel a bit overwhelmed by all the reports, as they often contradict and they aren’t always easy to follow. That’s why we have chosen to […]

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Making My Fears His

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Saturday my husband sort of slipped into our conversation that he would be going to church on Sunday. He would be speaking about his Wounded Warrior retreat he went on the weekend before and he also wanted to check out the church. He also asked if I would join. I sort of haphazardly replied with […]

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Tips on How to Improve the Health and Happiness of Our Children on the Spectrum

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Addressing and treating the underlying pathologies of ADHD and autism can lead to marked improvements – without the side-effects of medication… Our children are often hyper, moody, anti-social, anxious, sleepless and unfocused. Traditionally, ADHD and autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed by psychotherapists such as myself, psychologists, and psychiatrists, who recommend traditional therapy and medications to […]

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Free Webinar – Spotting Signs of Autism in children – Diagnosis and Intervention. Fri 4th Oct

  This friday the 4th October at 13:00 EDT Autism Parenting Magazine will be running a free webinar  about Spotting signs of Autism in Children as well as options for early intervention. We will be broadcasting our webinar via google hangouts or on our youtube channel. You can also register for the event on facebook where […]

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