Autism and Learning Disorders


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Autism: Always Unique Totally Interesting Sometimes Mysterious

Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills. FAIM is pursuing avenues to help individuals struggling with autism and other learning disorders by investigating new thought behind the origin of these imbalances and new modes of healing.

GAPS Nutritional Program: How a Physician Cured Her Son's Autism

Dr. Joseph Mercola interviews Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride who presents a fascinating and elegant description of the foundational conditions that contribute to autism, along with a pragmatic approach to help circumvent and stem the autism epidemic, which has been a perplexing puzzle for most of us.

You Can Cure and Prevent Gestational Diabetes

Research confirms that gestational diabetes can be linked to autism in the newborn. So what is a mother to do who develops this? Gestational diabetes can be addressed with a simple vitamin supplement. If you know someone who suffers from this, read on.

Help for Flint Water Crisis: Chelation Therapy

The Flint Water crisis brought lead levels to the forefront but the problem goes beyond Flint. Unsafe levels of lead have been found in nearly 2,000 communities across the country and many of the most dangerous levels have been found in schools and day care centers. Toxicity can also occur long after exposure has ended. Read about what can be done.

Probiotic Litmus Test

Choosing the right probiotic can be challenge, the goal of this article is to layout some practical rules to follow so that you choose a probiotic that will actually work for you!

Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAP Syndrome or GAPS)

In order to help patients with autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD/ADD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, epilepsy and other so-called mental and neurological conditions, GAP Syndrome, we have to concentrate on treating the patient’s digestive system: we need to re-establish normal gut flora and heal and seal the damaged gut lining.

Food Allergy

Food allergy or intolerance can produce any symptom under the sun: from migraines, fatigue, PMS, painful joints, itchy skin to depression, hyperactivity, hallucinations, obsessions and other psychiatric and neurological manifestations. However, the most immediate and common symptoms in the vast majority of patients are digestive problems: pain, diarrhea or constipation, urgency, bloating, or indigestion.

Magnesium: Important in so Many Ways

Magnesium is almost as basic as air and water for healthy living. For those who are ill and magnesium deficient taking magnesium is almost like taking a breath, when one is out of air. When one combines transdermal magnesium therapy with magnesium bicarbonate water one can expect dramatic results as one would expect in an emergency room or intensive care unit when taking these medicines intravenously.

Study Links Vaccine Induced Immune Overload to Autism, Diabetes, Obesity

A new vaccine study published in Molecular and Genetic Medicine is bringing to the forefront the disturbing connection between the dramatic expansion in the quantity of routine childhood vaccines administered and a corresponding increase in inflammation-associated disorders including autism, diabetes, and obesity.

Moms Across America educating the world about GMOs and dangerous chemicals on our food

Once upon a time, all food was organic. Then a war ended and the chemical companies that supplied toxic chemicals to the military no longer had a market. They declared war on bugs and weeds. “Let’s make farming EASIER for the farmers,” they said. “Let’s give them chemicals to spray on the land, the seeds, and the food crops.” They didn’t say “Let’s make the food more nutritious, or safer.” They didn’t test the combination of chemicals on human blood cells. They claimed that testing these chemicals on humans was unethical.

The Mystery of Autism Solved! Look to coconut oil!

Thanks to coconut oil, a diagnosis of autism is no longer a life sentence. A cure is possible. This new approach is proving to be highly effective at stopping the progression of the disease, significantly improving symptoms, and in many cases even bringing about complete recovery.

Diseases and Vaccines

Discover the risks associated with vaccines and disease.

The GAPS Diet: Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride

Ever wondered how those nervous thoughts send the butterflies swooping through your stomach? Natasha Campbell-McBride explains how your brain and digestive track are linked together in her book Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment Of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Depression And Schizophrenia. This article presents a summary of her recent presentation for the Weston A. Price Foundation conference. Learn about some simple things you can do to improve your own brain/gut health.

Aditi Shankardass: A second opinion on learning disorders

Developmental disorders in children are typically diagnosed by observing behavior, but Dr. Aditi Shankardass knew that we should be looking directly at their brains. She explains how a remarkable EEG device has revealed mistaken diagnoses and transformed children's lives.