Category Archives: Across the Globe

Fecal transplant and autism.

A recent study on a small group of children that appeared in the journal Microbiome, makes an interesting find. The study shows that children with Autism may benefit through the introduction of donated healthy microbes. This process of fecal transplant helps in rebalancing the gut of individuals with gastrointestinal distress. Behavioural symptoms of autism and… Continue Reading

Susan Levy-Osborne’s Letter to a Parent of a Child Newly Diagnosed

Welcome to the Autism Community! You may not have wanted to join, but now that you are here, you will connect to and develop friendships with a lot of cool people that understand what you are going through. The experience will definitely change you, and if you let it, you’ll become more accepting and understanding… Continue Reading

When hope is the way

Facing constant struggles can be hard and not knowing the reasons for them, are harder still. Ian?s parents knew he was different right from when he was a three-week old child. It took them 9 years of bouncing from therapist to therapist and multiple misdiagnosis to finally learn than Ian had Asperger’s syndrome. After 9… Continue Reading