One common complaints of parents of children on the autistic spectrum is that their child picks and smears their stool – needless to say, every parent is eager to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. The common causes of this behavior in children with ASD include: • Medical issues (constipation, GI issues) • Sensory factors (interoception problems – not knowing you have to go, enjoyment of smell and texture) • Difficulties around teaching toilet training skills • Dietary factors […]
Throughout my years as an autism nutritionist, many parents have shared with me that their child with autism/ASD has been suffering from chronic gastrointestinal issues that in some cases, has been present for many years. In numerous instances, when families of children with autism/ASD have turned to their doctor for support, they have been turned away, given the disappointing conclusion that the chronic GI problem will “resolve itself” with time. The fact is that up to 90% of children with […]
In this video you will learn: – What clostridia is and how you can get it. – Common ‘red flag symptoms’ so you can know if this might be an issue for your child. – Typical testing methods. – The most successful treatment options. – What changes you can expect to see in a child when treated successfully.
In this video you will learn: – What candida is and why it can cause problems for your child. – What are some common ‘red flag’ symptoms so you can know if this might be an issue for your child. – The typical testing methods for candida. – The most successful treatment options. – Methods for prevention of candida.