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 …

High Nagalase Levels Still

Autism - Nagalase Levels High Still

I’m stumped, and I’m also aggravated. We recently re-tested the Panzon and he has high nagalase levels still from 2.62 to now 2.48 after six months. WTF already – how do you get rid of nagalase? Not familiar with nagalase then read my other post on this enzyme. He has heavy metals – Aluminum, Copper are …

Autism Movie – Jack of the Red Hearts

Jack of the Red Hearts Autism Movie

This autism movie is called Jack of the Red Hearts that came out in early 2016. It’s a great example that really shows the challenges a family faces when there is child with autism. This is centered around how a young girl applies to be a therapist and develops a relationship through love when not …

Books on Autism

Autism Books, Books on Autism

Here are a variety of books on autism, manuals and helpful tools to help you and your family navigate at home. I’m a big fan of books on autism since I love to learn. The great news is that Amazon also has Kindle for iPhone and iPad so you don’t need a Kindle.  Many books …

Father’s Love for Autistic Son is Inspirational

Far from the Tree - Book on disability

Me and my autistic son can relate to this. It’s heart-warming. Andrew Solomon’s book Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity is about parents and their special needs children. He writes about how they develop a coping mechanism and fire to care for their exceptional children.  This book is centered around …