Cannabis for Autism as a Treatment

P450 Proxy - Cannabis Treatment for Autism

I’m approached about using cannabis for autism as a treatment more frequently. Why? I’m no expert but I have some miles on this topic. Cannabis for Autism: The Michigan Petition I was a part of an autism petition in Michigan a few years ago to get autism as a treatable condition for medical marijuana. It was …

What Heavy Metal Testing to do?

Heavy Metal Testing in Autism

Heavy metal testing is an important factor of any human’s health. Let alone autism any heavy metals in our bodies can affect health in a number of ways. Heavy metals have been linked to conditions like Parkinsons, Alzheimer’s and in our case Autism.  Recently I was asked a question from a new mom online and …

10 Holiday Gifts for the Autism Kid

Top 10 Holiday Gifts for the Autism Kid

My top 10 Holiday Gifts for the Autism Kid that you love. I did my best to be realistic too and not break the bank so many are affordable. Remember these are “beneficial” gifts for the child and not necessary a Star Wars / My Little Pony play set. For most kids on the spectrum, (at least …

Autism Holiday Shopping Guide

Autism Holiday Shopping Guide

Well, based on my experience as an Autism Dad and not a huge holiday guy I’ve put together an autism holiday shopping guide. But before we go through the list should we dream a little? If I had an unlimited budget (don’t we all?) or won the lottery this holiday I’d probably buy a new …

Autism Medical Record Storage

Autism Medical Record Storage

When my son was first diagnosed it was a mess. What we needed to do, how I felt and everything that everyone needed in order to do something. His autism medical record storage was an immediate issue and I like to be organized. Dad, you need to be and stay organized right now. You are …

What’s in juice?

Fresh Cold-Pressed Organic Juice

What is in the juice that you give your children? Have you really stopped and read the label? I bet it’s not much of a concern when you are at a restaurant or in the drive through. I mean you’d have to ask for the label info right, and that 18 year old server will …

High BDNF Levels in Autism

High BDNF Levels in Autism

Children with autism have increased blood levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), according to a new meta-analysis. This protein spurs the formation of neuronal connections, or synapses, which may be unusually abundant in individuals with autism. But the study comes with a list of caveats, and it is still unclear what role, if any, BDNF …