Category: Autism

02

Jun2010
There will be a segment on ABC's 20/20 this Friday featuring families of special needs children and how medical marijuana has been used as a form of treatment for various conditions. These conditions, ranging from ADD to autism to PANDAS, usually have treatment options that use harmful medications that ... Read More
June 2, 2010Daily Dose

07

Apr2010
I recently have been very vocal about budget cuts at the regional center. Because any day now Joey could loose health care, any day now I could loose respite for Joey and I don't hear anyone speaking out. I know I am not the only parent effected, I know these ... Read More
April 7, 2010Daily Dose

07

Apr2010
I sat in the doctor's office and when I realized that Joey was not a candidate for a feeding tube because of the severity of his autism. I realized that he was 46 pounds...that day was, that was a long day for me. I could not understand how a doctor ... Read More
April 7, 2010Daily Dose

07

Apr2010
eople are calling me and I have family's contacting me, I have doctor's contacting me, I have educator's contacting me asking me not only how can I help but what did you do? Where did you find the research and how did you find the reseach? I have to direct ... Read More
April 7, 2010Daily Dose

07

Apr2010
Dr. Bernard Rimland, he is the founder of the Autism Society of America. I have read many books and have been a fan of his since Joey was diagnosed with autism. The day I came home and typed in autism and marijuana and his research came up. I was up ... Read More
April 7, 2010Daily Dose

07

Apr2010
I was 25 and my first child was okay and I was just coming out of a not so good relationship with their father. The diagnosis actually made me stronger. Looking back, that diagnosis .autism made me a better parent but it made me who I am today. It made ... Read More
April 7, 2010Daily Dose

07

Apr2010
Medications work for some children and then there is medications that are not effect in some children. In this case, in our case the medications were ineffective with Joey. I know Joey is not the only child because I receive the emails, the phone calls and people tracking me down...and ... Read More
April 7, 2010Daily Dose

07

Apr2010
One day I was working at an attorney service and I had to choose between taking Joey to the doctor or going to work. We needed to get Joey into the regional center, so we could get some resources for him. My boss, who was single, I was younger than ... Read More
April 7, 2010Daily Dose

26

Mar2010
Mieko Hester-Perez may have an unconventional foundation, but her fundraiser was anything but. A first class event, from the red carpet to the guest list, the Aqua Lounge in Beverly Hills was the perfect place for the Unconventional Foundation For Autism to hold their first event – and what ... Read More
March 26, 2010Daily Dose