Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Observations on Autism Therapies

Observations on Autism Therapies

The purpose of biomedical treatment is better health, so that the patient can achieve the goals set by the other professionals. The bedrock of autism recovery lies in the traditional therapies, including Applied Behavioral Analysis, Speech and Language, Physical and...
Neurodiversity and Autism

Neurodiversity and Autism

We are not going to cure cancer. Eventually, medical science will successfully treat melanoma, breast cancer, or lymphoma. One disease at-a-time, with discovery and experience along the way. Likewise, there will come an understanding of the underlying causes,...
The Life Span of Autism

The Life Span of Autism

Last week, Autistica, a UK “… charity which both funds and campaigns for medical research to understand the causes of autism, improve diagnosis, and develop new treatments and interventions…” released a report that received worldwide attention....
Aspertools for Asperger’s Spectrum

Aspertools for Asperger’s Spectrum

There is a great deal of medical information to be learned about the autism epidemic of this century. Aspertools: The Practical Guide to Understanding and Embracing Asperger’s, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Neurodiversity is a useful book to read and keep in...
The Autism Wars: Frank Bruni vs. Jenny McCarthy

The Autism Wars: Frank Bruni vs. Jenny McCarthy

Perhaps to mark the end of Autism Awareness month, but seemingly out of the blue, New York Times op-ed contributor, Frank Bruni, decided to weigh in on the vaccination-autism non-connection issue with this April 21, 2014 article. He accused Jenny McCarthy of being an...
Two Hundred Child Development Stories

Two Hundred Child Development Stories

This is my 200th official blog. Yay. There were several reasons that I started writing back in 2011, and why I continue to produce these stories. To aid the constant Internet search that families go through in order to assist their developmentally-affected children....