If you watched my first video, How Yeast Overgrowth Affects Children with Autism Part 1: Signs and Symptoms, you might be thinking your child’s problems stem from yeast overgrowth. So what’s next?
Yeast or candida overgrowth can be a big problem for kids with autism. In fact, it can contribute to some of the challenging behaviors often associated with ASD.
In part one of my three-part video series on How Yeast Overgrowth Affects Children with Autism, I’m discussing the signs and symptoms of a yeast imbalance.
It’s likely that somewhere in the development of Your Autism Game Plan your child will need to swallow a pill. While it’s great when the supplement or medication you’re interested in comes in a pleasant-tasting liquid, powder, or chewable form, there are going to be certain situations where the supplement or medication will need to be taken in pill form.
Squeezes and joint compressions are two excellent ways to provide deep pressure for your child. Why are they so effective? They work so well because of the teeter-totter-like relationship of our sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems.
One of my greatest passions is functional medicine. Here I’ll let you know how you can use functional medicine in root cause identification and resolution to help create Your Autism Game Plan.
What is autism? It can be a little daunting to think about. If you’re like me at the beginning of your autism journey you were overwhelmed and confused. I had a lot of people tell me what autism looked like in my child, but I think it’s also helpful to understand the bigger picture of autism.