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Signs of Autism in an Infant’s First Year

Signs of Autism in an Infant’s First Year

As a neonatal-perinatal specialist, I have been responsible for the health of tens of thousands of the smallest, sickest, and most vulnerable patients. Plus, in the past decade, I have focused on learning about, diagnosing, and treating children who are affected with...
The AMAZING Siblings of Patients with Autism

The AMAZING Siblings of Patients with Autism

At the Child Development Center of America, it is our custom to request that parents bring the patient’s neurotypical siblings. Staff and interns can learn to appreciate the differences. I get a sense of the challenges faced by the children who are affected. An...
Staffing for the Autism Epidemic

Staffing for the Autism Epidemic

The Child Development Center has been blessed to experience a stream of wonderful, young, eager students wishing to learn about caring for special needs pediatric patients. Some go into ‘the business’, while others have gone on to a variety of great life...
I Watched Vaxxed

I Watched Vaxxed

I am not against childhood vaccinations. I have expressed that opinion in more than a few blogposts. Nonetheless, it appears that more information is needed, and controversies must be addressed, before the gods of modern medicine can simply dismiss the thousands of...
Recess is Important for Special Needs Students, Too

Recess is Important for Special Needs Students, Too

An Open Letter to School Officials There are developmental states between having autism and having had it. It’s analogous to the ‘pins-and-needles’ feeling following a limb injury, for example, but preceding a more complete recovery. During that...