The Benefits of Water Kefir

    Many of us have by now heard about the benefits of taking a daily probiotic. It has been touted as the “cure” from everything from constipation and GI complaints to depression and even autism (read about the “groundbreaking” study here: Autism’s Gut-Brain Connection) I’ve also discussed the benefits of taking probiotics on this …

Anxiety and OCD in Autism Spectrum Disorders

If you love someone with autism who also has anxiety and/or OCD, this is a great lecture to watch by Dr. Suruchi Chandra, as found on the Autism Research Institute's website.  Dr. Chandra was one of the first doctors that we saw soon after my son's autism diagnosis, and she helped to start him on …