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April 23, 2018

Two Treatments with Positive Results and the High Cost of Autism

Two abstracts being presented this week at the annual conference of the American Academy of Neurology report positive outcomes from two treatments for autism. A third article on healthcare utilization reports double the cost for adults with autism. A MitoCocktail was tested in eleven children with autism and mitocondrial (mt) dysfunction. Mt dysfunction is common in […]

April 13, 2018

Help Find the Causes of Autism through the National Birth Defects Registry

The non-profit Birth Defect Research for Children maintains a registry of thousands of children with birth defects. Through a questionnaire completed by parents, the organization is helping to link pre-conception and pre-natal exposures of parents with disabilities in their children. Autism is one condition they focus on. Parents of a child with autism can help […]

April 12, 2018

IACC Public Comments

Provided by Lisa Wiederlight, Executive Director, SafeMinds April 19, 2018 It is my pleasure to speak to you and the members of the IACC on behalf of SafeMinds, a national nonprofit organization focused on ending the autism epidemic by promoting environmental research and effective treatments. A group of parents dedicated to identifying the environmental causes […]

April 12, 2018

Long Term Functional Improvement from an Achievable Diet and Nutrition Protocol

A new study by researchers at multiple universities has found that a comprehensive dietary and nutritional regimen is effective at reducing symptoms of autism, increasing functioning level and reducing associated gastrointestinal (GI) problems. The regimen is safe, uses readily available products, and can be implemented by the average family. Lead investigator James Adams of Arizona State […]

April 05, 2018

Canada Announces Autism Prevalence Study Results – On Time and Going Up

While America’s attention has been focused on its southern border, our northern neighbors have announced the results of a Canadian autism prevalence study. The study received little attention in the U.S., despite its relevance to our situation here. The study found the prevalence of an autism spectrum disorder among Canadian children to be 1 in […]

April 05, 2018

Tell the EPA No More Glyphosate!

Here’s your chance to speak up for your children’s health. The EPA is asking for public comment to assess whether or not risk evaluations conducted for glyphosate need to be revised. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup – now the most heavily used herbicide world-wide. Simply put – Yes, the risk evaluations for glyphosate […]

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