12 Great Things to Say to Parents of Kids With Autism
If you have a child with autism, then you know that there are good days and bad days, grateful days and resentful days. You have days where autism takes a back seat and days where autism is not only sitting up front with you, it’s in the driver’s seat.
12 Things Not to Say to Parents
of Kids With Autism
When you say, “My son/daughter has autism” people don’t know how to respond. Most folks know not to say, “Woo hoo!” and high-five me, so instead they fumble for their speech, they turn their gaze away, they make horrible social blunders, and then quickly try to escape an uncomfortable situation.
Cause of regression in individuals with Down syndrome identified
ndividuals with regressive Down syndrome return to baseline functioning when treated for Catatonia
Down syndrome, the most common chromosomal disorder in America, can be complicated by significant deterioration in movement, speech and functioning in some adolescents and young adults. Physicians previously attributed this regression todepression or early-onset Alzheimer’s, and it has not responded to treatments. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has found that Catatonia, a treatable disorder, may cause regression in patients with Down syndrome. Individuals with regressive Down syndrome who were treated for Catatonia showed improvement, the researcher found.
PLEASE review and sign this petition – takes only 30 seconds. We are in a crisis regarding services for children with autism:
Pennsylvania Legislature: Modify the Act 62 Autism Licensure Law
Key CDC researcher who downplayed connection between autism and vaccinations is now on the run from the authorities, allegedly with millions of stolen taxpayer money. Does this lessen the validity of his prior research? You can decide that for yourself. Read more:
Here are some popular natural strategies to battle ADHD. I’ve seen the most success with exercise (right before a task requiring sustained attention), consistent routine, and a distraction-free environment. Everything else is not directly supported by the research but can be quite effective for any given child, which would include experimenting with supplements (under the guidance of pediatrician), dietary restrictions (removing red dye…), and of course proper nutrition is vital. Biofeedback is not robustly supported by the research but, again, can be effective for any given child.
Is there a connection between gestational diabetes and autism?