https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-and-sleep/ Researchers found that children with autism were 30 percent more likely to have trouble settling and falling asleep as well as 43 percent more likely to struggle to stay asleep and in maintaining a healthy rhythm than their neurotypical peers. https://jneurodevdisorders.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s11689-018-9226-0 Some of the most common sleep problems that
12yo O’s Mum said problems had clearly started with a regression after vaccines. She had her first reaction at 6 months with a very high fever.
However, still at 12 months she was clearly neurotypical and beginning with speech, blessing her food “Amen” with the family and engaging normally in family life. Soon after MMR around 15 months they report, she rapidly regressed.
Nathaniel is a 16yo patient of mine diagnosed with high functioning autism. He’s another child who’s mom reports problems developed after vaccinations. After MMR he regressed, not instantly, but gradually. He stopped talking, stopped eye contact and started screaming to communicate. Prior to this he’d had no signs of autism.
N is a 2 year old boy who showed no sign of answering his name, took no notice of his siblings and didn’t play with his mum. He has no speech and his parents were unsure if he had any level of comprehension, though his hearing tests were just fine. He showed no attention and seemed to live in his own world. He had an ATEC score of 97 just before we started work.
I’m often asked to comment on diet for children with autism and here I have chosen to concentrate on dietary interventions that focus on methylation and metal detox since in the vast majority of cases of autism I see, children have high metal toxicity & genetic mutations that make elimination