Special Diets for Autism, PDD and ADHD

Children with a diagnosis or suspected diagnosis of autism, PDD and ADHD can benefit tremendously from special diets.  The research is split on whether or not dietary intervention is beneficial.  One of the biggest reasons why is that special diets decrease the inflammation flooding into the body.  Since developmental issues like autism, PDD and ADHD…

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Gut & Probiotics

   According to the National Institute of Health, the microbiome or balance of organisms in the digestive tract is responsible for postnatal development.  Our children inherit two sets of essential genetic material from their parents.  The first is the genetic information combined from mom and dad.  The second is the genetics of thousands of strains of…

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Biomedical Treatments

Children with a diagnosis or suspected diagnosis of: Autism Spectrum Disorder PDD / PDD-NOS Asperger’s Syndrome AD/HD,  ADD,  AD/HD LDs including dyslexia Apraxia and Dyspraxia Childhood Disintegrative Disorder Fragile X, ACC, Rett Syndrome Global Developmental Delay Speech language delay Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Tourette syndrome Anxiety and Mood disorders Do you have more questions about biomedical…

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Biomedical Treatment

Biomedical treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and ADHD takes a functional approach to treatment.  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) includes what is referred to as classical autism, regressive autism, Asperger’s syndrome, and PDD.  To simplify, I will refer to these developmental disorders as ASD or autism.  I realize that these disorders present differently but as you read through…

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Understanding “Autistic” Behaviours A Biomedical perspective

Viva Magazine Written by: Dr. Sonya Doherty, N.D., Defeat Autism Now! practitioner Recent research suggests that autism is not simply a mental health issues but rather a complicated neurobiological disorder.  This new research creates the opportunity for new treatments to help deal with common behavioural concerns commonly seen in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Stereotypic or…

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