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PLEASE review and sign this petition – takes only 30 seconds.

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

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Children with mild autism and need for after-care support

Children with mild autism and need for after-care support. Click here… Also, see my video on mild autism and outcomes: Click here…

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Here are some popular natural strategies to battle ADHD.

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. Read More…

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Bullying is an all too common issue for children with autism.

Tell us your story about bullying and way you found to improve the situation. I’d love to share your experiences and ideas. You can respond at DoctorC@AutismCenterofPittsburgh.com. Thank you. Read More:

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I’ll bet you did not know that upwards of 50% of people do not take their medication as prescribed

I’ll bet you did not know that upwards of 50% of people do not take their medication as prescribed, and in a recent study upwards of 25% of people did not even pick-up their medication at the pharmacy. It’s vital for medication to not be prescribed for more than one dose per day (compliance drops dramatically if needs to be taken more than once per day) and, of course, best to use medication dispensers that help to alert if a dose is missed. Read more on this topic: Click Here.

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