Disabled Parenting

Be Careful When Refusing A Medication for Yourself or Your Kids

  Disclaimer: I am not advocating against this medication as I am not a doctor. I am just giving my experience and how people from my family react to Ritalin.  When taking your child or yourself to a psychiatrist or any medical professional, it is important to be informed and educated on what you are… Continue reading Be Careful When Refusing A Medication for Yourself or Your Kids

Quack Diets, Quack Supplements, Quackery

Quackery Exposed: CEASE Therapy

CEASE therapy stands for Complete Elimination of Autistic Expression. Its advertised as a method that can rid children of "toxic imprint" from vaccines and other substances. Naturopaths believe this causes autism. The actual therapy includes supplements like vitamin C or Zinc (orthomolecular support). The children subjected to CEASE therapy are given over 200 times more… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: CEASE Therapy

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Quackery Exposed: Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayuverdic medicine is the ancient Indian medical system of healing arts. It is part of alternative medicine or integrative medicine. It is also called Ayurveda. It is based on the ancient writings that rely on natural and holistic approach to physical and mental health. Ayurvidic medicine is one of the oldest medical systems and is… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Ayurvedic Medicine

Quackery, Quackery Myths

Quackery Myth exposed: Alternative Medicine and Integrative Medicine are different

{image description: bright sky background with "alternative medicine = integrative medicine" in black text with a circle around it. My logo is in the lower left corner outside the circle} According to the Mayo Clinic, integrative medicine is the same thing as complementary and alternative medicine. "Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the popular name… Continue reading Quackery Myth exposed: Alternative Medicine and Integrative Medicine are different

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Quackery Exposed: Cranial Sacral Therapy

Cranial Sacral Therapy was started by an osteopath. Osteopathy will be explained first. What is osteopathy? Osteopathy or osteopathic medicine is a medical practice that is based on the idea that all the body's systems are interrelated. They focus on the whole person. There are more than 114,000 osteopathic doctors in the United States. Osteopathy… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Cranial Sacral Therapy

Ableism Rebuttals, autistic culture, Disability Culture

Autistic Adults Just want to Help

  After writing my reaction to Nazreem Bibi's blog post, it got me thinking. Parents do need support. I am remembering back to the day I found out my son is autistic and how lost I felt. I had no support. I could have gone down the wrong path. Thank goodness I did not. This… Continue reading Autistic Adults Just want to Help

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Quackery Exposed: MNRI

MNRI is the Masgutova Neuroensensimotor Reflex Integration. MNRI is a technique consisting of an assessment of dysfunctional primary motor reflexes and a treatment based on a series of repeated basic and variant exercises. "It helps the body get organized on a very deep level. You have better body organization" In other words, certain movements and… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: MNRI

ABA, Ableism Rebuttals, autistic culture, Disability Culture

Rebuttal: Dangerous World of Marginalizing Autism Parents

Recently there was a new blog on the NCSA website. It is by an "Autism mom," The author's name is Nazreen Bibi. She is based in the UK and is a campaigner, mental health nurse. parent and advocate. She states that "autism moms" are marginalized by autistic people in the neurodiversity movement.  Her words are… Continue reading Rebuttal: Dangerous World of Marginalizing Autism Parents

Ableism Rebuttals, Problematic Advocates, Problems

The Connie Chronicles

Connie Manning as a mother of an Autistic who has her own page. It's an autism warrior mom page. She silences autistic voices. She invalidates self diagnosis. She works with the NCSA and ADW. Here is a timeline on what happened.     Jump to a section: The Boycott List Asking for Autistic Voices and Deleting Connection… Continue reading The Connie Chronicles

Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Chiropractic

What is Chiropractic? The word "chiropractic" means to be done by hand. The practice of chiropractic was established in 1895. It evolved from energetic healing traditions to an eclectic American medical practice. Chiropractic is a licensed alternative health (also called integrative medicine) care profession that emphasizes the body's ability to heal itself. It focuses on… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Chiropractic