Autism: Will Speaking A Second Language Cause More Language Problems?

I’ll quickly go through language acquisition in typically developing children. There are several contributing factors to second language acquisition: Age the child is first exposed to the second language Duration of language exposure Maternal education Socio-economic status Maternal immigration status Maternal language proficiency The Concern Many bilingual parents are concerned about introducing a second language […]


Does Autism Effect Life Expectancy?

I’m going to start off with two scientific facts. Autism involves both genetic and environmental risk factors. Healing from autism is possible. This is a scientific fact. Currently, 9% of those diagnosed with autism heal completely. Clinical and population-based studies of those with autism report poor long-term outcomes regarding education, employment, independent living, and peer […]


Autism & Food Allergies

Autism involves both genetic and environmental risk factors. That is a basic fact about autism. It’s really not disputed anymore. Healing from Autism is possible, currently 9% of those diagnosed with autism heal completely. That’s a scientific reported fact. It is not controversial. It is pretty well accepted in the scientific and medical community, that […]


The Silver Lining Of Regressions

Many parents ask me, ‘’My child is improving, but now has regressed. Is all that improvement lost forever?’’ No. There are two types of regression commonly seen when healing your child from autism, and each one actually has a great benefit. The first type of regression is from when you introduce a new aspect of […]


Is Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) Effective For Those With Autism?

Warning: This information is NOT for Beginners PEA has been widely studied for various therapeutic areas in thousands of adults, but it is not well studied in children. PEA is not a supplement to start with, but for those who have a knowledgeable healthcare team in place, PEA can be an option. So please, make […]


How Can I Teach My Child With Autism To NEVER GIVE UP?

The fantastic way to do it is to let them see you fail at something and not give up.  Can I Tell You A Story? I decided to do some Navy SEAL type training. Mind you, at the time, I couldn’t even do one pull-up. I decided I wanted to do something called a Murph. […]


Remote Learning is Bonkers

Is it still Wednesday?!?  Is it just me or do the days seem to just go on and on and on?  Yesterday I was beyond stressed but today is much better.  This is a very weird/stressful situation to be in.  I have lots of feelings…it’s like being a yo-yo so I’ve been trying to keep […]


Social Distancing is Wrong

We are all doing our best to maintain the health of ourselves, our families, communities, and the world at large.  The phrase “social distancing” has been used a lot lately to encourage people to stay home in efforts to stop the spread, but it’s a misnomer.  We need to practice physical distancing, NOT social distancing.  Let […]


Gaining Trust During Uncertainty

Goodness, our reality is very different today than it was a week ago.  Not much is the same.  No school.  Businesses shut down.  Food scarcity is on everyone’s mind.  I’ve never seen so many people focused on toilet paper!  It seems like there is panic in the air.  We are experiencing something most of us […]