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Vaccines: Unavoidably Unsafe

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So in my other life (non-autism life) I work in the world of oil spills. I don’t get to do anything glamorous like scrub oil off of swans, or pull up alongside oil tankers in my speed boat shouting through … Continue reading

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Special Diets for Recovery from Autism and Other Neurological Conditions

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My version of a healthy diet, when I was concerned about cancer running through my family tree, was as follows: brown rice, chicken breast and broccoli. Repeat. I was poor, I was busy, I could not cook. I was coming … Continue reading

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The Good News: This Autism Therapy is Free…And Good For the Whole Family

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Moments that bring me to my knees, I love them.  Well, I should clarify. I love the ones that bring me to my knees with gratitude – like that guy bursting out of the sewer pipe in Shawshank Redemption, glad … Continue reading

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Finding Your Direction After an Autism Diagnosis

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Yesterday was “Marooned Without a Compass Day.” Really? Even on the interweb-thingy, nobody has been able to come up with an origin for this decidedly morose day. But I couldn’t walk away from a day with such an obvious bond for … Continue reading

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We Go Together Like Football and Vioxx

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Popping up through the news feed this Fall has been the tale of the NFL and their players settling the “Concussions Suit” for $765 million dollars. Admitting no wrong doing, the NFL settled with 4500 players after a judge ordered … Continue reading

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Quelling Anxiety

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Anxiety is an awful beast that comes in and steals your happy child and turns him or her into a miserable, frustrated animal. We were dealing with anxiety before we even had a name for it. And I noticed something: … Continue reading

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10 Things to Bring to Autism One

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Sweaters. Or jackets, shawls, pashminas – whatever. Those conference rooms are always freezing. For that same reason, you might want to re-think those open toed sandals. I know that as long as my back is warm, my feet don’t care … Continue reading

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Untested. Unsafe.

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When you are trying to heal a child whose body has an amazingly high toxic load, it kind of has to be a two-pronged approach. First, unblock the body’s natural detoxification pathways. The body is an amazing organism. Fully expecting to … Continue reading

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Taketh and Giveth

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Familiarity breeds contempt – that is for damn sure. And I’m way too familiar with autism.   Autism. And all that it has taken during it’s tenure at our home… Sleep Careers Laughter Milestones Innocence Childhood(s) Retirement Fund Seriously though, … Continue reading

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The Power to Heal

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Originally published February 29, 2012 My youngest was just 4 years and five days old when she was whisked to the hospital in the middle of the night because of her asthma. This was her fourth hospital trip for asthma … Continue reading

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