Ideally, you’d be able to get right in to see a Medical Academy of Special needs (MAPS) doctor shortly after receiving an ASD diagnosis for your child but between costs, waiting lists, inability to travel, especially outside the USA, and the learning curve to even know they exist, it can take months or years to get to see a MAPS (MAPS replaces the group formerly known as DAN ) doctor to assess and treat your child functionally and heal their bodies. Whether your child was recently diagnosed or you are just new to TACA and MAPS doctors, below are some things you can do while you wait, in no particular order.
Parents of newly diagnosed children are bewildered, because many children on the spectrum have medical
Interview conducted with Dr. Christopher Shade, founder and CEO of Quicksilver Scientific. During this interview,
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