Why Are MAPS Doctors So Expensive?

Frequently we are asked: Why are MAPS ( Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs) doctors and other autism treating physicians SO EXPENSIVE? MAPS is the Medical Academy of Pediatrics Special Needs. MAPS Doctors specialize in the medical issues commonly found in individuals with autism, using a Functional Medicine approach. A group similar to MAPS was […]

Family Scholarship Program

Purpose TACA Pennsylvania Chapter – MAPS Doctor Scholarship Thanks to the CDFI Challenge and an anonymous donor TACA is happy to announce the following scholarship opportunities. TACA Pennsylvania Chapter families have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to see a MAPS doctor of their choice for a maximum of $1000. Purpose: The TACA Family […]

The Parent’s Role in Biomedical Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Lisa Ackerman – December 2006 Nothing is more heartbreaking for parents than receiving the label of “autism” for their beloved child. Hopes and dreams for a child never include this devastating diagnosis. As follow-up appointments come and go, many families, including mine, have heard this statement from professionals: “There is nothing you can do.” […]

Beginner Biomedical Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Robert W. Sears, MD Gluten-free, Casein-free (GFCF) Diet Do not go onto this diet suddenly. Ease into it over a couple weeks. Otherwise, your child might really freak out and stop eating. It is also helpful to go either casein or gluten free first, then do the other one so you can see which […]

Medical Information & Health Insurance

This page provides some basic medical information for review. As always, please consult with a doctor before pursuing any medical treatment. For additional information please contact us. Suggestions for Starting Biomedical Intervention for ASD Children Medical Testing Information Why Is Medical Treatment So Expensive? Supplement Information Supplements Sept. 2006 – Dr. Woeller Lecture What supplements […]