Diet for Autistic kids

Is there an autism diet?

Is there an autism diet? No, there are eight commonly used diets to address symptoms and comorbidities to autism. It’s important that the diet for your child be customized to address their symptoms. There isn’t one diet that addresses all possible symptoms. The reason why diet is so important is that many times the food […]

difference between autism and social anxiety

What’s the difference between autism and social anxiety?

There is a difference between autism and social anxiety, however, someone can have both autism and anxiety. Let me explain. First, let’s understand what anxiety is… Anxiety Anxiety refers to the brain’s response to danger. Basically, that’s a stimulus that a person will actively attempt to avoid. This brain response is a basic emotion already […]


Life with autism

Life with autism can suck and life with autism can be wonderful life is what you make of it. From the parent’s perspective, life with autism can suck. You can dread the weekends, you can dread snow days, you can even dread the entire summer. Many times the reason why (from the parent’s perspective) life […]


How Can I Talk If My Lips Don’t Move? Inside My Autistic Mind

“How can I talk if my lips don’t move?” Let’s find out… This is a book written by someone with autism who does not speak. Tito, the author, was diagnosed as severely autistic, but his mother, Soma, was determined that he would overcome the problem by teaching him to read and write. And this is […]

Social Survival Guide for Teens – BookClub

The Social Survival Guide for teens. Let’s get into this. This book is a bit on the basic side, reading level-wise, that it could be read at 5th-grade level and up. If you give this to a teenager who is older and very intelligent and very good academically, they’re going to be bored by the […]

differences between autism and aspergers

What’s the difference between Autism and Asperger’s?

There’s a bit of history and the answer to the question has actually changed over time. Let’s get into it. Asperger’s Syndrome was first described in the 1940s by and named after a pediatrician, Hans Asperger. He observed autism-like behaviors and difficulties with social and communication skills, mainly in boys who had at least average […]


Does Creatine help in Autism

Does your child have low muscle tone or language delay or do they walk on their toes? Does it seem like their body just doesn’t have enough energy? Creatine might be an important amino acid for you to know about! There have been cases in the literature where the child’s autism symptoms are actually caused […]


Goldenseal and Autism

Are you thinking about giving your child with Autism Goldenseal? For years, Goldenseal has been used in those with autism as an antimicrobial and antibacterial, and anti-yeast herbal remedy. Have you come across this herb in doing your research? What is it really used for? In this post and video, I will show you the […]


Handling your Autistic Child’s Emotions

Does your child have a stim that you want to redirect? Do they get annoyed or irritated and you’re like, “Ah! I wish you were just…” Well, then there’s a book that you might really enjoy. I use this book for both children and parents as well as myself. Everyone’s emotions can get a little […]

All about autism diagnosis

Autism Diagnosis: Learn All About it

How to diagnose autism early? Great question.There is a lot of fear around an autism diagnosis. I understand that, however, fearing something will not help the situation. Your child’s pediatrician should be doing developmental screenings at nine months, 18 months and 30 months. They should also be doing specific autism screening at 18 months and […]