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Christmas comes Early for R, a 5 year old child with developmental delays

R is a 5 year old child who showed signs and symptoms of autism at 2 years 8 months old. R’s mom noticed that something was amiss when R took his MMR vaccine at 18 months old. At 18 months, … Continue reading

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Kay’s Autism Journey of Exceptional Progress

We first met Kay at age 6 in 2008. He was first diagnosed with ASD at age 3. Kay’s mom first heard about AIT during a seminar in Mall of Asia that she attended. Kay’s interventions include GFCF diet, ABA, … Continue reading

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How A 5 year old Boy with PDD NOS finally found his words

My son W. has been diagnosed with PDD-NOS (within the Autism Spectrum Disorder) at the age of 1 year and 9 months. He has speech delay and poor socialization. He can identify things but would not name them when asked.  … 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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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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Dyslexia, Auditory Processing and AIT

In the 1970’s Albert Galaburda, M.D., researcher at Harvard University, did autopsies on brains of people who had been diagnosed with dyslexia and compared them with brains of people who had no learning disabilities. He learned that people with dylexia … Continue reading

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