Remove additives, preservatives, and dyes from all foods

Removing toxins from your child’s diet will be an invaluable tool in restoring your child’s health. Start with removing what you can, and work your way through the list. There are types of ingredients that should be removed from diets of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), such as food colorings, Monosodium glutamate (MSG), artificial […]

Remove allergens

Removing allergens from your house and diet can be a slow process but it will be an invaluable tool in restoring your child’s health. Allergens can be tested for and removed fairly easily when the allergy tests are thorough, but sometimes you may find a food or other item you suspect triggers your child – […]

Encourage proper sulphation

Many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have issues with sleep at some time. Encourage proper sulfation and help relaxation before bedtime to help reduce anxiety and aid sleep. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have proven PST (phenol sulfur-transferase) issues which are exacerbated by chlorine, causing increased behavioral problems. Treatment options include rinsing off […]

Formal assessment and diagnosis

To obtain a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, your child should be evaluated by a pediatric neurologist, licensed clinical psychologist, developmental pediatrician or psychiatrist. Adult diagnoses are usually done by a psychiatrist, but not all psychiatrists diagnose autism, so you will need to call ahead or contact your insurance company for a referral. Once an […]

Keep your marriage and family intact

Autism can tough on the whole family. While the divorce rates for families with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are the same as non-affected families, the implications can be much more severe. Some children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) require 24/7 care. One person alone cannot give that by themselves. Make special time with each child, […]

Start basic supplementation and probiotics

People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are lacking or unable to utilize certain vitamins from diet and need to supplement for those. It is recommended that you have tests run to determine which supplements your child needs and in what dosages, which are generally calculated by weight. We have a great page of tried-and-true tips […]