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Benefits of Autistic Swings

What are the benefits of autistic swings? Learn how they can help your child.

by Dr. Cara Koscinski, OTD, MOT, OTR/L April 19, 2017

Children with autism and sensory processing disorder often feel overwhelmed by their environment.  Autistic swings, or more commonly known as sensory swings, can offer great sensory input that can help relieve some of their issues with sensory processing disorder. Learn more about therapy swings for autism here.
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Autism & the Ketogenic Diet

Autism and the Ketogenic Diet - Why it can Affect Autistic Symptoms

by Casey Ames December 23, 2016

The Ketogenic Diet is high in fat, low in carbs, and moderate in protein. Learn more about how the ketogenic diet could help those with autism and how to make the transition.
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Autism & Screen Time Blog Post

Is There Really a Link Between Autism and Screen Time?

by Casey Ames December 23, 2016 9 Comments

Are you worried that television and video games may have caused your child's autism or could be making it worse? In this article we will take a look at what the science says about it and help you understand the connection between screen time and autism.
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Why Does the Paleo Diet Work for Autism?

Why does the Paleo Diet work for Autism?

by Casey Ames December 21, 2016 3 Comments

If your child has autism, changing their diet could actually have a big effect on their behavior. Learn about what exactly the paleo diet is, and how it could possibly help those with autism spectrum disorder.
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