Recommended Therapies

Recommended: Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy. What is it? It is the use of horseback riding as a therapeutic or rehabilitative treatment, especially as a means of improving coordination, balance, and strength. It uses occupational, speech and physical therapy activities while on horseback.   Hippotherapy is an evidence based practice and clinical reasoning in the purposeful manipulation of horse movement as a therapy tool… Continue reading Recommended: Hippotherapy

Quack Diets, Quack Supplements, Quackery

Quackery Exposed: The Nemechek Protocol

Overview of the Protocol and History Everyone has heard of it but no one knows what it is. Here it is explained. The Nemechek Protocol was developed by Dr. Patrick Nemechek from Nemechek Consultative Medicine. He is an internal medicine doctor. He claims to be an expert in the Autonomic Nervous system. It is their… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: The Nemechek Protocol

Quack Supplements, Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Simple Spectrum Supplement

  Simple Spectrum Supplement is a gummy vitamin with Acetyl-l-carnitine, Choline, Coenzyme Q10, Inositol, MSM. MTHF, NAC, Larch Arabinogalactan, Bioperine, and HydroCurc.  These ingredients will be explained. It will be shown why they should not be given to children. Any person should not have a supplement unless they know their body is deficient of that particular nutrient or mineral. Having too much of a nutrient… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Simple Spectrum Supplement

autistic culture

The divide between #actallyautistic Activists Should Not Be. We Are All On the Same Team.

When you talk with or read content from an autistic activist or advocate, the content is usually about the same. We pick our specialty, not all specialties are the same but they do overlap. We want acceptance, not to be poisoned and treated like a human. Everyone's content is a little different but the goals… Continue reading The divide between #actallyautistic Activists Should Not Be. We Are All On the Same Team.

Problematic Organizations, Problems

Problematic Organizations: Autism Genetic Resource Exchange

The Autism Resource Exchange (ARGE) is a open gene bank with a large collection of DNA samples from families with more than one autistic child.  There is data from over 2000 families. Standardization, collaboration and data sharing are the three key guiding principles of AGRE. It is focused on the rapid accumulation of high quality… Continue reading Problematic Organizations: Autism Genetic Resource Exchange

Problematic Organizations, Problems

Problematic Organization: Autism Science Foundation

Autism Science Foundation (ASF) is a non profit organization that supports research into autism. ASF was started in April of 2009 by Allison Singer. She was a prior senior executive of Autism Speaks. She was also a member of of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (post coming later). Her cofounder was Karen Margulis London. Margulis… Continue reading Problematic Organization: Autism Science Foundation