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Almost Autism
Author: Maria Rickert Hong

ISBN: 9780990904106
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 334
Published: 16 October 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.31 x 1.78
Maria Rickert Hong has recovered her two sons from Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), what she calls "almost autism." One of the problems with SPD is that it's not an official diagnosis. As a parent or practitioner, you're left on your own to get help for a child whose issues you can't quite put your finger on. This child doesn't have autism, but they almost have autism, and they fall through the cracks.

Knowing the confusion and lack of information that parents and practitioners have about the disorder, she sets out a clear roadmap in this book for recovering a child from increased sensory sensitivities. In this book you will learn, in layman's terms:
What the common symptoms of SPD are.
What causes SPD: toxicity, gut dysbiosis, immune dysregulation, nutritional deficiencies, adrenal imbalances, thyroid imbalances, inflammation and other factors.
How these factors cause neurodevelopmental damage, which may initially show up as retained primitive reflexes.
What an MTHFR mutation is and how it affects an SPD child.
What are the roles of genetics and epigenetics.<...

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