Early Learning – A Child with Autistic Tendencies

A Story by Cherry Davis At the age of 2 1/2 years old, our daughter was evaluated and we were told she had “autistic tendencies“. This was 20 years ago when they did not necessarily want to label a child. She did not receive the diagnosis of PDD-NOS (Pervasive Developmental ..Continue Reading

Dextromethorphan – Opiate, or Not?

I am afraid the person with “medical qualifications” is confused about dextromethorphan. It is not an opiate. It is used widely as a cough suppressant.  Previously, other ingredients that were opiates were used in over-the-counter cough medicines, but that is no longer the case in the US.  ??The way that ..Continue Reading

Autism Hope in ‘Love Hormone’

A hormone thought to encourage bonding between mothers and babies may foster social behaviour in some adults with autism, say researchers. They found patients who inhaled the hormone oxytocin paid more attention to expressions when looking at pictures of faces and were more likely to understand social cues in a ..Continue Reading

Who is Dr. William Shaw and What is his View on Immunization?

Dr. William Shaw’s will be sharing his perspective on the metabolic causes of autism and developmental disorders at the ‘Hope, Healing & Possibilities’ conference in Edmonton this March 26th to 28th, 2010. Genetic variations of the immune system, inborn errors of metabolism, or adverse reactions to immunizations lead to recurrent ..Continue Reading

Through the Eyes of a Child with Autism

I don’t know if you remember my first book, Little Rainman, which I wrote through Jonny’s eyes. I actually wrote it for his teachers since each year they asked me the same questions over and over about him.  I never imagined it would be picked up by a publisher within ..Continue Reading

A Gut Feeling! The Importance of Digestion, Elimination in ASD!

The importance of bowel function and how it is directly related to neurological function cannot be overestimated!  Problems within the bowel can lead to  symptoms and aggravations in those with autism and ADHD.  There are signs and symptoms to look for in the various problems within the bowel that could ..Continue Reading

A Mother’s Success Story – Daniel’s Journey Out of Autism

Unsure if you should consider biomedical approaches in treating autism?  Are you confused about where and how to get started?  Lori’s presentation is designed for those new to the biomedical approach and for those seeking an easy to understand overview of some of the most important biomedical treatments.  She will ..Continue Reading

A Comprehensive Approach to Treating Autism

At the Autism Edmonton Conference, Parents, Families, Caregivers and Professionals will discover how to make significant improvements in the life of a child with autism, including: • Find out about the newest biomedical research developments. • Treat food allergies using special dietary interventions including   eliminating wheat and dairy. • Find ..Continue Reading

Hope, Healing & Possibiliites

On behalf of the organizing committee of the 2010 Edmonton Autism Biomedical Conference “Hope, Healing & Possibilities”,Hope I would like to extend an invitation to you to join us at this exciting conference. The event will be taking place in Edmonton, AB from March 26th – 28th 2010 at the ..Continue Reading

Just because some children with autism can speak doesn’t mean they can’t communicate…

Want to help your child with autism communicate? Although some children with autism have difficulty communicating with spoken language, they can be taught to communicate effectively in other ways. Subscribe to rethink autism today and join the hundreds and hundreds of parents who have taken the first step towards teaching ..Continue Reading