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The Truth About Being on the Spectrum: It’s Not a Contest

The Truth About Being on the Spectrum: It’s Not a Contest

Labels are a necessary evil, I realize that. Even within the autism community, distinctions can be divisive. Ever since the term Asperger’s was swallowed up by the broader ASD umbrella in the latest version of the DSM, those distinctions have become more marked, and the effect on parents can be polarizing. As a mom to… Continue Reading

New Research Suggests Vitamin D Benefits Children with Autism

New Research Suggests Vitamin D Benefits Children with Autism

In 2008, Dr. John Cannell, MD, Founder of Vitamin D Council, published the first paper suggesting a relationship between low vitamin D status and an increased risk of autism. He created his hypothesis based on the data that illustrated an increased prevalence of autism in the regions of greater cloud cover and rainfall. Only observational… Continue Reading

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