Table Full of Food

Autism Spectrum Disorder & Food Allergies

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a group of symptoms that affect proper brain development, resulting in learning disabilities and or…

Scared Boy

Childhood Trauma & Autoimmune Disease

Many things can determine the possibility that autoimmune disorders develop as we age. Genetics, nutrition, stress, toxic exposure and infections can…

Liquid Mercury

Mercury & Autism

Autism is complex. Complex enough to contain a wide spectrum of possible symptoms or issues. This is the reason that it is called Autism Spectrum…

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10 Ways to Say “No” Without Actually Saying It

Sean E. Heerey  ND, MA, CCC/SLP Parents and caregivers get tired of saying “No”. Children don’t want to hear the word “No”. Setting limits and…

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Lead Toxicity in Children – There Are No Safe Levels!



Sean E. Heerey ND, MA, CCC/SLP According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), acceptable Blood Lead Levels (BLLs) for children are <5mcg/dL.…

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Positive Ways to Communicate with Your Child

Sean E. Heerey  ND, MA, CCC/SLP The words we say have power. Sometimes it is not the words we say but how we say those words that communicates how we…

Back to School

Planning for a Successful School Year

Sean E. Heerey ND, MA, CCC/SLP Summer is a great time for children. Lots of free time and opportunities to be outdoors and play! The end of summer…

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Are You Tired of Meltdowns?

You say the word “no”. You take the iPad away. You tell them to put the candy or toy back on the shelf. The result is catastrophic. A full blown…

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Why Isn’t My Child Looking at Me?

When a child makes meaningful eye contact for the first time it is a very special event. The bond between a parent and child strengthens. Some…

Do You Think You Might Have Lyme Disease?