Diary of a Naturopathic Mom and Two Boys with PANDAS

Chapter 1 – My life By Accident Chapter 2 It’s Raining Men After 2 years of watching the weather forecast in Ontario and the slow pan out to the Maritimes where I was building a successful Naturopathic practice, I was ready to move home. The plan was to practice with my sister who was thriving in…

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Diary of a Naturopathic Mom and Two Boys with PANDAS

Chapter 1  My life by accident It seems that all the men in my life were meant to arrive by accident.  After completing my post graduate training at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, I decided I needed to forge out on my own. I packed up my things in my new standard Ford Focus and learned…

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Autism Recovery – A Journey, Not a Destination

Autism Recovery – How long and what is it going to take? This is a question that I frequently get from new biomedical parents.  And it’s a doozy.  For those of you who have been on this journey, you know what a loaded question it is.  Recovering your child takes everything you have and more. …

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Eye contact, visual stimming and side glancing in Autism

Why does your child with autism have trouble making eye contact, look out of the sides of their eyes, stim in front of their eyes or look at toys and people very closely (sometimes moving like a camera lense in and out)??? Years ago I watched a Ted Talk called How Brains Learn to See.…

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Are you worried your child has autism?

 It is estimated that 1 in 6 Canadian children has a developmental delay.  The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder has increased over 2000% in the last 10 years.  Up 30% in the last two years alone.  If this isn’t an epidemic, I don’t know what is.  1 in 68 children is now estimated to have…

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