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Special Kids a Video Modelling Therapy Program

On a trip to my favorite video store, a 4 DVD boxed set series called Special Kids caught my eye. This boxed set contains 8 shows. 2  30 minute shows per DVD. I was initially quite skeptical as to how … Continue reading

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Anger, Teasing and Bullies a Post AIT Experience of an 8 year old boy with Speech Delay and Sensory Integration Issues

Children with developmental delays often experience awkwardness in social and emotional aspects. It is often difficult for them to manage their feelings. It is also compounded by their inability to express how they really feel. This inability to fully express … Continue reading

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AIT Experience of an 8 year old with Speech Delay and Sensory Integration 3 months post AIT

We’ve been fortunate enough to have Mommy C. who has been such an angel at collating Nicky’s changes and experiences since he had his first AIT three months ago.  Most children usually have their changes in AIT after (3) three … Continue reading

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AIT Experience of an 8 year old boy with Speech Delay and Sensory Integration Issues

Nicky’s AIT session Interventions: Gluten free cassein free diet, ABA, Medium Oxalate Diet, OT, Biomed, HBOT (105 Dives last dive being December 2009), Speech Therapy and mainstream SPED class. Nicky  came here because of issues with poor eye contact, delayed … Continue reading

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Autism and Advice from the Well Meaning But Not So Knowledgeable Friend

I’m sure most of you have met that “particular” well meaning friend  or  “aunt” whose closest experience to dealing with autism is watching a cousin or a relative grow-up and sharing those experiences. Nothing wrong with sharing, but I do … Continue reading

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Autism and a Mother’s Angst

Children don’t choose to become autistic.  When autism does strike a family, it changes life as we know it. Our way of life is suddenly threatened. We are hurt. We are angry. We are depressed. We turn to friends and … Continue reading

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What My Doctor Said

Sabi ng Doctor Ko There’s a parent I recall meeting on one of our AIT seminars. Everytime he would ask us a question, he would always start with a quote from his doctor . I never argue with a parent … Continue reading

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Autism and Shame

Autism and Shame Mom: Hi, I’d like to inquire.. Me: Hi, okay, so what’s your name? Mom: I can’t tell you because you might find out. Me: Uh, okay. Can you just go to one of our learning seminars and … Continue reading

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Autism and Wandering- A Mother’s True Story

There is recent study by the Interactive Autism Network  shows that half of 1367 surveyed families with autistic children aged 4 to 17, said that their child had wandered away at least once after age 4.  Among those families, half said that … Continue reading

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Autism and the Five Senses

Sharing an article on autism that I came across on Cynthia Ringoen’s website. Autism is one of the most complicated and confusing labels that a child can be given. The reason it is so confusing is that it is a … Continue reading

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