Medical

The Power of Choice!

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June
26

Just last night at 10:30pm, which is normally Ethan’s bed time, we decided that since it’s the summer holidays we would give him a choice of whether he wanted to continue listening to music or go to sleep. Ethan was …

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Risk and Reward

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May
19

As parents of children with special needs, we are always looking for ways to help our children. This is especially true if our kids have medical needs as well. I was recently reminded of this by a local family who …

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The TRUTH about Vaccines and Autism

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September
7

I doubt we will ever know the truth about the link between autism and vaccinations. For those of us who  already have autistic children, the answer is moot. For those in  government the stakes are too high for them to …

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Puberty is coming – Now What?

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August
31

I have always dreaded the day when I would have to write about Autism and puberty. However, because it is so important, I have to share this with you. This is one time when a little preparation can save major …

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Thank you PICA

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June
13

  When Ethan was young, he had pica. Pica is when a person eats non-edible things such as dirt, rocks and leaves. In hindsight, I am grateful for his pica, as I was able to use this situation to mold …

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