Autism Awareness Month

Latest Blog Posts on Autism


Essential Oils For Autism

Date: 02/26/2015

My article ‘5 Essential Oils To Fight Fatigue and Open Chakras’ mentions that essential oils can be used for autism. I have a dear friend who has an autistic thirteen year old son. So I did some research and here’s what I learned about using essential oils for autism. There are strong testimonials about using essential oils for autism. Essential oils restore balance to the body and he ...

Related Topics: Depression, Mental Health, Terezia Farkas, Emotional Health, Wellbeing, Dealing With Depression, Mood Disorders, Lived Experience, Autism, Essential Oils


Five Essential Oils To Fight Fatigue And Open Chakras

Date: 02/24/2015

Stress, anxiety, and depression cause fatigue. Essential oils are a quick, safe and easy way to fight fatigue by soothing or stimulating the mind. Essential oils come from plants, so basically its herbal medicine. The following five essential oils are generally safe to use on your skin. If you’re concerned about allergies, put a drop of oil on the top of your hand, rub it in, and wait for any re ...

Related Topics: Depression, Mental Health, Depression Help, Terezia Farkas, Lifestyle, Emotional Health, Wellbeing, Stress, Essential Oils, Chakra


Alluring Adzuki Beans

Date: 02/16/2015

Often used for making red bean paste, the dark-red colored adzuki beans are not just nutty and sweet in taste. They are also highly nutritious. These beans are rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals. They also contain large quantities of dietary fiber, folic acid, B vitamins, as well as trace minerals such as copper, manganese and zinc. Adzuki beans are filled with molybdenum, a trace minera ...

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Vaccines Don't Cause Mental Illness

Date: 02/04/2015

Children who are vaccinated get profound mental disorders, according to Senator Paul Rand. The Huffington Post (Feb.02, 2015) reported Senator Paul Rand as saying normal kids who get vaccines can wind up mentally impaired. The next day, Paul Rand retracted his remarks in a statement, “I did not say vaccines caused disorders, just that they were temporally related -- I did not allege cau ...

Related Topics: Depression, Mental Health, Terezia Farkas, Lifestyle, Emotional Health, Wellbeing, Mood Disorders, Autism, Healthy Living, Vaccines


Roaring Red

Date: 02/06/2015

  As I awoke this morning, I was reminded that today is called Go Red for Women Day that focuses on the importance of heart health awareness. The symbol of the event is a red dress. Like the pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness and the multi-color puzzle piece ribbon for autism awareness, it is a metaphorical image for a real and crucial issue. According to the American Heart As ...

Related Topics: Blog 107, Type A, American Heart Association, Go Red For Women, American Heart Month


(Video) Do Autistic Children Have Spiritual Potential?

Date: 01/29/2015

Guy Finley responds to a question about the spiritual potential of autistic children, and reveals that the true responsibility of a caregiver is to first live up to their own potential. [youtube][/youtube]

Related Topics: Blog 92, Mental Health, Raising Children, Taking Care Of Family, Autism


Explaining Grace

Date: 01/06/2015

In the past weeks, I’ve been going over some of the key words in our covenant relationship with God with the members of my community who are intellectually disabled.  Perhaps one of the most important words we use is grace. Most of us have learned and maybe we even remember G od’s R iches A t C hrist’s E xpense This is great explanation of grace and the first one I cou ...

Related Topics: Simple Scriptural Truths, Christianity, Developmental Disabilities, Mentally Challenged Community, Autism Spectrum, Intellectual Disability, Spirituality, Faith


Holidays and grief

Date: 01/01/2015

Today, I heard again the Christmas song about the little boy whose mother is dying on Christmas eve and he wants to buy her shoes to wear as she goes into heaven. He doesn’t have enough money to buy the shoes and a person in line gives him the money he needs. It’s never been my favorite Christmas song because of the obvious sentimentality. The song was never realistic to me. Yet, it deliberately s ...

Related Topics: Developmental Disabilities, Mentally Challenged Community, Autism Spectrum, Death And Dying, Grief, Intellectual Disability, Christian, Christmas, Simple Truths

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