On The Cover
Four-year-old Essencia Leandro loves music, physical activity, computers, math and her mommy. She was diagnosed with autism at 33 months. In the last 12 months, with early intervention and a supportive, loving environment, Essencia’s learning skills have blossomed to at or above age appropriate levels in all areas. Essencia and her family live in Victoria, BC.

Featured Articles

AN INTRODUCTION TO GLUTATHIONE
By Kelly Dorfman, M.S., L.D.N.

Glutathione is making news as a detoxifier for children with ASD.

REALITY-BASED PRACTICE FOR THE REAL WORLD OF WORK
By Merle Knight

Strategies to help individuals with ASD practice the assertiveness skills they need.

THE IMPORTANCE OF WHAT WE DO AND SAY
STRATEGIES FOR PARENTING A CHILD WITH AUTISM

By Ellen Mossman-Glazer, M.S. Ed.

Parents’ words and actions can inadvertently sabotage a child’s success.

"ARE WE THERE YET?"
TRAVELING WITH A CHILD WITH AUTISM

By Pamela Levac

A family vacation? Yes, you can!

WHEN LESS MAY BE MORE
SEARCHING FOR THE OPTIMAL MEDICATION DOSAGE

By Gretchen Mertz, M.A.T. and Eileen Bazelon, M.D.

Optimal dosage is a critical aspect of medication treatment.

POST-WINKELMAN V. PARMA
ENSURING GOOD EDUCATION FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

By Prashant K. Khetan, Esq. and Barbara Etkind, Esq.

Absolutely essential points parents need when considering self-representation in court.


Inspirational Articles

MY "HELP WANTED" AD
By Michelle M. Guppy

I BELIEVE IN YOU
By Susan Colon

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