Category: Sensory Integration Disorder

Meltdowns

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Meltdowns Written By: Michele, The Green-Mother Our middle son is almost eight years old and he has been diagnosed with high functioning autism. Since he was  a baby, we have lived with constant meltdowns and temper tantrums. Since a very young age, he would scream and cry for hours at a time and was not […]

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The Link Between Autism and Impaired Glucose Tolerance

| December 26, 2013

The Link Between Autism And Impaired Glucose Tolerance This article was brought to you by Dr. Mercola A review of genetic and biochemical abnormalities has revealed a possible link between autism and type 2 diabetes. It’s still only a hypothesis, but according to Rice University biochemist Michael Stern, author of the opinion paper, these two […]

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Gut Flora May Offer Clues About Autism

| December 26, 2013

Gut Flora May Offer Clues About Autism This article has been brought to you by Dr. Mercola About 15 years ago, 1 in 10,000 kids had autism. Ten years ago it was 1 in 1,000, then 1 in 150, 1 in 88 and now the most recent statistics from the CDC show it to be […]

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Genes Are Not The Main Cause Of Autism

| December 10, 2013

By: Dr. Mercola Many scientists have believed that genetics accounted for 90 percent of a child’s risk for autism. A new study, however, suggests that environmental factors could play a much larger role. The research looked at nearly 200 pairs of twins, and found, to the researchers’ surprise, that a greater number of fraternal twins […]

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Gluten Free?

| March 5, 2013

Gluten Free? Written by: Michele, The Green-Mother All of us have our own reasons for being on the gluten free diet. For some, it may be to resolve some health issues such as Celiac’s Disease. For others, it is just a way of life. It may also be used to resolve autism related symptoms in […]

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Autism? Part Two

| March 5, 2013

Autism? : Part Two Written By: Michele, The Green-Mother The journey continues. My son has advised me that he has already spent one full day with “Mrs. S” (this false name has been created to protect identity) for testing. One more complete day with Mrs. S will be required and the results will be tallied […]

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Autism? Part One

| February 27, 2013

Autism? Part One Written By: Michele, The Green-Mother This school year has been challenging for myself, my husband, and my eldest son. And of course, I can not forget his teachers. Over the years, I have  been coping somewhat with Xavier’s issue with Sensory Integration Disorder. To learn more about this please follow the link […]

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Dairy Free: The Experiment

Written By: Michelle, The Green-Mother A while back, I wrote a post about being a dairy free family. You can view this post at: http://www.green-mother.com/yes-we-really-are-dairy-free/ The decision to become dairy free was made when my eldest son was diagnosed with Sensory Integration Disorder (SID). The dairy free diet helped control the peculiar behaviors associated with […]

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The Morning Battle With The Sweatshirt: Living With Sensory Integration Disorder

| February 16, 2012

Written By: Michelle, The Green-Mother This morning was rough for Liam and I. He did not want to wear his sweatshirt. “It is too rough. Take it off now. It is bothering me”. He was jumping up and down, and screaming. Not another tantrum, I thought to myself.  I am sure our neighbors were well […]

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A Typical Day: Living With Sensory Integration Disorder

| February 3, 2012

Written By: Michelle, The Green-Mother We have learned to adapt our daily routines according to the needs of Xavier and Liam. They both have been diagnosed with Sensory Integration Disorder. Xavier’s diagnosis was given by a psychologist.  Liam received his diagnosis by an Occupational Therapist. What is Sensory Integration Disorder? Sensory Integration Disorder: It is […]

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The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide

| January 4, 2012

The gluten free, casein free diet has worked wonders in our household. We have seen it first hand how this diet has reduced the symptoms of Sensory Integration Dysfunction in two of our sons. This book will offer great tips on living gluten free. Michelle, The Green-Mother     Related Reading:

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My Personal Experience With The Gluten-Dairy Free Diet-Living With Sensory Integration Disorder

| December 25, 2011

Written by: Michelle, The Green Mother   Our journey with the gluten-free, dairy- free diet came to life when Xavier started Kindergarten. At the time, Xavier was five years old. We received a phone call early in the school year from his teacher. She wanted to meet with us to discuss Xavier’s peculiar behaviors that […]

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Yes, We Really Are Dairy Free

| December 20, 2011

Written By: Michele, The Green-Mother   People look at me with disbelief sometimes when I tell them we longer consume dairy in our household. “Really? You don’t drink milk”?  No, we do not, I answer them. This was a decision that was made with much thoughtful research. After reading many useful articles and books, I […]

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