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TEAM TMR: Recovery From Autism Is Real

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Over the last few years, some of our kids have acheived that all-too-elusive word: Recovery. In the upcoming TEAM TMR ebook (visit the TEAM TMR website to learn more), some of the authors have children who have recovered.  We have … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to an Awesome Mom – A Food Allergy Tale

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Dear Mrs. So and So, Thank you.  Thank you for raising a child who, on his own, is thinking about other children and ways to include them.  He didn’t have to mention to you at breakfast that my son has … Continue reading

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Freedom to Think

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We’re rerunning this piece with a simple request:  repost it with the hashtag #freedom2014.  The BBC is promoting a Freedom 2014 series. They’ve called for photos, videos and music to be submitted of what freedom means to its viewers and readers.  … Continue reading

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Autism RECOVERY: I’ll Say It Loud, He’s Recovered and I’m Proud

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About a year ago I was invited to speak at a local autism/ADHD conference. I was nervous because it had been a while since I’d spoken in front of an audience, or even dressed up (make up! lipstick! hair blown … Continue reading

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A Village of Online Friends

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It has been four years since we started falling down the biomed rabbit hole. Life has changed in so many ways.  Not only for my son Anthony (who is now recovered from autism), but for me as well.   I … Continue reading

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If You Know Your Enemy and Know Yourself…

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Recently I shared a picture of my Statement of Accomplishment from Paul Offit’s vaccine course.   To catch everyone up, I have been taking courses in a number of different subjects with the intention of learning every possible aspect of autism.  However, … Continue reading

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Miss Congeniality, No More

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So I have always been something of a people pleaser my entire life. Being raised in a small central-Illinois town, I learned early on that it was “easier” to fly below the radar and not cause any waves. I could … Continue reading

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Not IF but HOW MANY?

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I reluctantly entered this world of childhood chronic illness, pretty much kicking and screaming, with my child who was also kicking and screaming — and hitting and biting, and refluxing, oozing diarrhea, arching her back in pain, and banging her … Continue reading

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A New Year, New Hope!

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Yet another year has come and gone and I was not sorry to see 2013 go by any means. As I enter 2014, I bring with me a renewed sense of determination, some Zen badass-ness and, as always, HOPE. Our … Continue reading

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Featured Guest Blog: They Said It Was Safe

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As parents, we are told to trust our government. If we become suspicious of those in positions of power, either due to education, negative experiences, or both, we are told we are wrong. Our government wouldn’t allow something that was … Continue reading

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