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  • GFCF For Autism or Apraxia
    by Lisa Geng on June 10, 2019 at 1:55 pm

    Your child isn’t talking on schedule, or perhaps has just received a diagnosis of autism or apraxia. You are probably on this page because either another parent or even a professional suggested a “trial” of gluten free, dairy free, or gluten and casein free (GFCF). The following information is regarding those that are not dealing...Read More » […]

  • In Memory Of Sophie Prunty
    by Lisa Geng on May 31, 2019 at 3:55 am

    Sophie Rae died peacefully. The house is way too quiet. 25 years of love and memories to hold. ~Jody Prunty I first met Jody on a parent’s group and she stood out as a mom that not only had a great deal of knowledge, but also compassion and kindness. Jody has always been the type...Read More » […]

  • The Special Mother By Erma Bombeck
    by Lisa Geng on May 12, 2019 at 7:01 pm

    “She doesn’t realize it yet, but she is to be envied. She will never take for granted a ‘spoken word'”. She will never consider a “step” ordinary. When her child says ‘Momma’ for the first time, she will be present at a miracle, and will know it!” Erma Louise Bombeck (February 21, 1927 – April...Read More » […]

  • AI Brings Voice To Vulnerable Children
    by Lisa Geng on May 7, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    For children on the neurological spectrum, there is a 28 time higher risk than that of typical children for suicidal thoughts or attempts. Depression was the strongest single predictor of suicide contemplation or attempts in children with autism. Penn State College of Medicine researchers New Study Finds AI Can Detect Hidden Depression in a Child’s...Read More » […]

  • Visiting The Happiest Place on Earth With Special Needs
    by Lisa Geng on April 30, 2019 at 4:43 am

    My son was diagnosed with autism at 5. My husband and I also fall somewhere on the Sensory Processing Spectrum and I unfortunately also passed my “superpower”, anxiety disorder, on to my sweet boy. I call it my “superpower” because anxiety has made me the most organized planner and organized special/different needs mother I can...Read More » […]