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  1. Fertility
    Hi mamas and future mamas, I listened to this podcast by two doctors on the harmful effects of glyphosate... did not realize it was everywhere!! Stay safe and let's spread the message. Link below...
  2. Special Needs Parenting
    ARE YOU A MOTHER OF A CHILD WITH ASD? Sign up for our study to help us learn about your relationship with your child. Your involvement in the study would consist of completing a one-hour online survey. You can complete the study at your convenience and will be compensated for your time...
  3. Special Needs Parenting
    Check out this blog on Ubiome... via anshiheals.com under blog AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO GUT HEALTH TRACKING WITH UBIOME.COM Back in June of 2018, freshly stable from a newly adopted regime of long-term antibiotics for recurrent CDiff, I embarked on a journey to discover more about my daughter’s...
  4. Green Goods
    Autism rates in the world continue to rise, and we know early intervention makes a tremendous impact on children who are diagnosed. Now, a new study suggests that it may be possible to detect as early as birth. With autism rates rising at alarming levels, researchers continue to look for...
  5. Toddler & Child
    A new study published in the Pediatrics journal estimates that one in 40 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder. As autism spectrum disorder incidence rates continue to rise, a new study in the journal Pediatrics estimates that one in 40 children in the U.S. has an autism...
  6. Vaccinations
    We've all been there, we say something legit about mercury in vaccines, and the pro vaxxer plays the "salt" card. To think salt which we mix with water every day, is made out of a toxic war gas, and a metal that explodes with water.... stupid. Even they admit it, and fail to see it... Just how...
  7. Special Needs Parenting
    Hello. I haven't lurked here in a while - my ds had a diagnosis of adhd and dyslexia since he was small, and I thought I had things figured out. Got him an appropriate school setting, various therapies, etc. But now that he's hit the teen years and has a new diagnosis of autism (more precisely...
  8. Family Life
    Recently, we had the chance to speak with an incredible young man, Jesse Horn, and learn about his mission to make a difference to children with different abilities all over the world. When I was a teacher in the classroom, I worked with children who were on the Autism Spectrum. A challenging...
  9. Green Goods
    Our microbiomes are as individual to us as our fingerprints, and science is increasingly finding health benefits associated with the unique make-up of microbes that live inside each of us. A new study shows how gaps in a mom's microbiome appear to be a key risk factor in her child developing...
  10. Green Goods
    Medical professionals are a step closer to being able to definitively diagnose young children with autism, with a simple prick of the finger. A blood test for autism has just passed its second clinical trial, continuing its streak of exceptional results for accuracy - and finding another piece...
  11. Adoptive and Foster Parenting
    Hello! My partners and I are in the process of going through training to become foster parents. We are a queer polyamorous family with 3 adults living in the home. The agency we're working with has an older teen (late high school) they're interested in potentially placing with us. This kid is...
  12. Special Needs Parenting
    I have much respect for all the parents on this forum looking for resources and ways to connect to others in the sometimes isolating world of Special Education. I'm on the other side of the fence as a teacher of a Special Education classroom for the past 8 years. It has been a true pleasure of...
  13. Toddler & Child
    While autism in children is becoming increasingly more common, it's not yet widely understood. To dispel some of the myths, I spoke to several moms of autistic children and with psychologist Holly Blanc Moses. Here are some important things moms of autistic children want you to know: 1...
  14. Life with a Toddler
    My son is very outgoing, high energy. He wasn’t listening to the teachers, wasn’t sharing, pushing kids sometimes. He is good at home though. The teachers didn’t like him because I guess he was a threat and they were afraid he would hurt someone. Also he was a lot of work for them I guess. But...
  15. Baby
    Most doctors say that obvious signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) begin between the ages of two and three years old. All kids are unique so signs could show up earlier or later. Recognizing earlier signs of autism allows your toddler or infant to get treatment sooner. Children who start...
  16. Toddler & Child
    It's difficult to understand autism when you're not on the spectrum, but the Autism Reality Experience aims to provide a realistic experience of what it's like. A U.K. company called Training 2 Care has created a high-tech mobile unit called the Autism Reality Experience (ARE). While it's...
  17. Toddler & Child
    When one in 68 U.S. children is diagnosed with autism, it stands to reason that your child will certainly encounter those who are on the spectrum. How can we help children not on the spectrum understand what autism is? I taught children on the spectrum for several years, and while they blew my...
  18. Toddler & Child
    With about one in 65 children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, it's likely that you already know someone on the spectrum. Three amazing organizations have risen to advocate for those with autism: ASAN, AWM, and SABE. Bryan Bongey, an adult on the autism spectrum, and passionate...
  19. Toddler & Child
    Were you aware that autism affects about one in 68 children in the United States according to the CDC? Global estimates hover around 67 million individuals diagnosed with autism. Odds are that if you don't already interact with an autistic individual, you will at some point in your life. As...
  20. Family Life
    Parents of children who are on the autism spectrum are cheering as Sesame Place in Pennsylvania has just become the world's first theme park that is a Certified Autism Center. In Langhorne, Pennsylvania, it's all about the bird...Big Bird, that is. Yes, home to Big Bird and all his Sesame...
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