Author Archives: Treat Autism Now

Autism is a Zero-Sum Game

Today I decided to reactivate my blog not as a research and experiential blog as it was in its first Avatar, but as a place i can vent…ponder…and hopefully celebrate occasionally. I am the mother of 14 year old Sahil, a … Continue reading

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Cerebral Folate Deficiency Syndrome

                                          The test for this condition looks at antibody titers in the blood against folate receptor alpha. Those receptors are located on the brain, at the interface between the blood and the cerebrospinal fluid, and ensure the transport of folate … Continue reading

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The Journey

Source unknown but had to share: My name is Stefani .. I have Autism. .. This is my Mummys favourite poem♥ I am going on a journey, …Won’ t you come along? I need someone to help me . A … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Vs Gliadin Free Diets

Corn contains proteins called Corn gluten(which is extracted as a processing byproduct and used as a weedkiller) Celiac and autism forums generally allow corn in GF diets – why? Well turns out that the protein that the immune system predominantly … Continue reading

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The Surge of the Super Special Entrepreneurs

A new trend is emerging in the “Special” family community. I feel privileged and happy to see this happen. Parents now want to “Be the change” they wish to see for their children… It started many years back when my friend … Continue reading

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Vitamin B12 forms, Folate and Autism

This is an interesting/informative post on B12 vitamins from Metagenics/Dr Mercola’s : In a broad sense B-12 still refers to a group of cobalt-containing vitamer compounds known as cobalamins: these include 1)cyanocobalamin (an artifact formed as a result of the … Continue reading

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Post 5 days of Camel Milk; Degeneration…Quest and…Discovery…

Degeneration… My supply of 2 litres of imported Dubai camel milk  finished in 6 days. Some of the effects of camel milk appear to be unfortunately immediate and impermanent. We were on vacation in Goa while the camel milk trial was on. The … Continue reading

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5 Days of Camel milk

Camel Milk sounded like another unlikely therapy that a “somewhat less sane” “obsessive-compulsive” or just simply “nuts”parent like myself would get embroiled in. Or so my husband thought when I requested him to carry back 2 litres of Camel Milk … Continue reading

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Minocycline Experiences

Minocycline is a promising treatment for autism because of many reasons. It has already got positive results in fragile x cases and is being tested in autism because of its neuroprotective qualities as well as it strong anti inflammatory action … Continue reading

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Sahil and the Monster Machine

Someone from the National Brain Research Institute got in touch with me a while back asking if I could enroll Sahil in an MRI/fMRI  study on the processing of music vs speech in persons with autism. I was pretty interested as … Continue reading

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