Driving with ASD: You’re Autistic. Should You Drive?
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Are you an autistic teen or adult, or even the parent of one, and thought that getting a driver’s license is out of the question? You just don’t feel comfortable with the idea, or you may have already failed miserably at getting one? Take your future into your hands! We’re building a book and resources […]
Gayle Griffith, RN, BSN Nutrition & Wellness Consultant The gastro-intestinal system or, gut is much more complex and relevant to good health than previously thought. Because of current research we have a better understanding of how our gut microbiome can greatly impact our health in a positive or negative way. If any of the following […]
Don’t Forget the Basics!
No matter what’s going on in your life, practicing the basics of good nutrition & health can only help to improve your situation. First things first: Eat a healthy breakfast every morning ideally within one hour of waking up. Aim to include protein, fiber, fruits and even vegetables whenever possible! Next up: Remember to drink […]
Chapter 1: The Pregnancy and The Birth
Number 11: The Pregnancy and The Birth (page 19 English, page 36 French) In these two sections, I’m asking questions to see if certain things happened during the pregnancy and birth that may set a child up for a “gut ghetto”, leading to constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux, sleep troubles, irritability, aggression and language problems to […]
The Autism Spectrum: Are We Missing the Females?
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Janet Lintala, DC, author of The Un-Prescription for Autism. This is an article I wrote that originally appeared on The Momiverse and on PsychCentral. Gender differences in autism is still a relevant topic! You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found. -Kid Cudi […]
Are We Asking Them to Do Their Best While They Feel Their Worst?
By Janet Lintala Janet Lintala is author of The Un-Prescription for Autism: A Natural Approach for a Calmer, Happier, and More Focused Child The fog is like a cage without a key. Elizabeth Wurtzel IEPs, aides, modifications, tutoring, special classrooms, and well-trained, dedicated teachers are useful resources to help students on the autism spectrum. But […]
Avoid Side Effect Hell, and Support Vibrant Health Instead
I am on a mission to change the way conventional medicine approaches autism. Worldwide research reveals that autistic children and adults have health challenges that can affect their mood, sleep, bowels and behavior. These often-invisible health conditions can include constipation, acid reflux, belly pain, inflammation and ulcers, and even autoimmune attack on the brain. Autistic […]
The Teal Pumpkin Project
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Who Else Wants an Allergy-Friendly Halloween? The Teal Pumpkin Project Guest Blog by Angela Akers Is Halloween a nightmare of food allergies and sensitivities for your kids? Is the candy being handed out the scariest thing on the block? Then join the Teal Pumpkin Project so everyone can have a fun time![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Food allergies can […]
Guest Blog by Joely Colmer
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]My name is Joely Colmer and I am a multi Award winning Autism Activist. I have a rare and unique gift that hinders me with many hidden hardships but also walks hand in hand with the very things I love most about myself. You see, my disability is my gift. My gift is Asperger’s Syndrome; […]
“Bless You!” A Simple Immune Protocol
Children always seems to catch a lot of colds when they go back to school in August every year, with lots of teachers and classmates coughing and sniffling. Is your child getting sick a lot, too? Got the pharmacy on speed-dial? Start now and get your child’s immune system ready for the “back to school” […]