Recipes

  The recipes below have the stamp of approval from kids and parents   Basic Muffin Recipe ½ cup brown rice flour * ½ cup white rice flour * ¼ cup tapioca flour * ¼ cup potato starch flour * ¼ cup flax seed meal * 2/3 cup sugar * 2 tsp backing powder *…

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Information for Medical Professionals

This article is a review of some of the current research on ASD.  It is geared to medical professionals and may help when discussing biomedical treatment with your child’s health care providers. Biomedical Update: Autism Research Review Written by: Sonya Doherty, ND, Defeat Autism Now! practitioner Research has identified a number of metabolic dysfunctions, underlying…

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Fever Management

  “Give me a fever, and I can cure any illness” ~ Hippocrates   I have provided you with information to know how to handle your child’s fever safely, effectively, and as naturally as possible.  To do this you will need to to recognize warning signs and when to seek proper medical attention. Fever from…

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Boosting Immunity

  Diet 1 tsp of sugar lowers immune function for up to 5 hours Limit processed or pre-prepared food that contain additives Eat green leafy vegetables every day OR supplement with a greens powder Eat lots of garlic, onions and ginger – can be added to many types of food Drink 1/2 body weight in…

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Yeast, Clostridia and Viruses

  … Oh and good bacteria too!   A healthy digestive tract contains both yeast and good bacteria.  The balance of good bacteria to other microbes plays an  important role in regulating inflammation, digestion and immune function.      What is dysbiosis? Dysbiosis is an imbalance in the natural flora of the digestive tract.  Bacteria in the gut has the…

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Super ASD Multi Vitamin

  Putting the Pieces Together I have developed a unique multi-vitamin for children on the autism spectrum.  The vitamins and minerals in Super ASD Multi-Vitamin are therapeutic and are based on recent research regarding advancement of development.  Super ASD Multi-Vitamin does not contain gluten, casein, soy or corn and is appropriate for use with the Specific Carbohydrate…

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Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids

  Research has identified that children with autism, PDD and ADHD have complicated issues with omega 3 & 6 fatty acids including decreased usage, absorption and transfer of active elements into the cell for use to support development.  Nordic Naturals is one of the leading companies in essential fatty acid production and research.  If you…

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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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Mitochondrial Function

Mitochondria are the energy production factories inside all of our cells. Mitochondrial disorders lead to problems with energy production in every cell.  Mitochondrial dysfunction is when the mitochondria are still functioning but not creating enough energy to adequately support development. An area of significant interest in autism investigation is the role that mitochondrial dysfunction plays.  A…

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