Monthly Archives: September 2013
  • September 30, 2013
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Below is the story of piano prodigy Jacob Valazquez’s autism journey told by his mother Tina. A true mother warrior, Tina sought biomedical treatment for her son in the early stages of his diagnosis. Here is her tale of trial, error, and success.   Jacob was born a healthy 7lb 14oz baby boy on Sept […]

  • September 27, 2013
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Every so often my husband gets that dreaded piece of paper notifying him of an upcoming deployment, instantly making me a single parent again.  Deployments can range from 4 months to 1 year in length (sometimes longer in certain circumstances) but can feel like a lifetime to those left at home.  We are definitely thankful […]

  • September 26, 2013
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My daughter thinks that Barleans’ Omega Swirl is a treat. I’ve tried other fish oils that were stinky and a battle to take and did not produce the same results. Barleans totally rocks our world! My daughters’ expressive language shot up several grade levels in just two months. I didn’t realize how rudimentary her language […]

  • September 23, 2013
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A recent worldwide study I conducted confirmed what I have already seen in my work with families since 1997: more than any other area, parents with autistic children want to help their children with communication development.  Yes, social skills, self-help skills and challenging behaviors are all areas families want help with as well, but communication […]

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  • September 19, 2013
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I have a motto when it comes to having three family members on a gluten free diet.   That motto is, “Tell me something we can’t eat, and I will find a way.” Three years ago, when Anthony needed to go gluten-free I was pretty intimidated.  But as time went on, I gained confidence.  I […]

  • September 19, 2013
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I have a motto when it comes to having three family members on a gluten free diet.   That motto is, “Tell me something we can’t eat, and I will find a way.”   Three years ago, when Anthony needed to go gluten-free I was pretty intimidated.  But as time went on, I gained confidence. […]

  • September 17, 2013
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Well-known autism advocate, GR supporter and Real Housewife Jacqueline Laurita recently shared her story of overcoming her fear of public speaking on Bravo’s RHONJ  blog. Of challenging her phobia of public speaking for her son Nicholas and autism awareness, she says:   “I knew that to be an even better autism advocate, I needed to […]

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  • September 12, 2013
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With help from Generation Rescue, we recently took a group of 11 children through a course of Liver Life® for 90 days, recording their pre and post ATEC (Treatment Evaluation Checklist). We are pleased to present the results of this intervention study with Liver Life®. The following mean percent improvement was seen in the following […]

  • September 11, 2013
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Today falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur on the Jewish calendar. This marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year and is a time to connect to what is sacred in our lives. For me, it is a time to take a break from our endless “doing” and connect to “being.” When I say […]

  • September 11, 2013
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Growing up, I wasn’t familiar with the military. I didn’t have any friends in the military, and although I had heard the phrase quite a bit, I had no idea what it meant to be an “army brat.” After marrying into the Air Force, I learned very quickly that although my children would get to […]