On September 18, 2017 we had the distinct honor to present a presentation at the Autism Connection of PA our talk titled:
Mitochondrial Disease/Dysfunction and Autism: What Happens when the Battery Runs Low?
We are pleased to share our presentation recording with you.
We are trying an Audio version this time! Let us know what you think. Click the play button to listen in. Questions and Resources this month: Q: What is the difference between IgG and IgM? Past infection versus Current infection Another specific reference you can read more about Immunoglobulins here. This resource talks specifically…
On July 8, 2017, Empowered Advocacy, had the distinct pleasure of presenting a talk at Autism Connection of PA. The talk was titled: Looking Beyond Behavior: The Medical Aspects of Autism.
You can watch the talk in its entirety here:
Looking Beyond Behavior: The Medical Aspects of Autism | Autism Connection of PA from Empowered Advocacy on Vimeo.
If you would like to learn more about some of the topics covered in the talk, please join our on-line First Steps membership group.
And if you would like to schedule a consult with our advocate, Kristi Wees, to discuss your child’s specific situation, please contact us here.
BIG PICTURE: Aspartame is harmful to all people, not just mitochondrial disease patients. Nowadays, soft drink companies devote a large portion of their marketing campaigns to sugarless drinks. The unsuspecting consumer is promised a healthier drink option without compromising any of the sweet taste. A quick scan of the ingredients validates the absence of sugar….
For the June 2017 Ask the Advocate session we discussed the following Topics: Water filtration at home, check your zip code for your drinking water quality PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Strep) and the Documentary: My Kid Is Not Crazy (can be viewed online here). Antibiotic use and Yeast Infections Eosinophilic Esophagitis IgG vs IgE Sensitivities…