Where is Phoenixland?
I’m Sally and this is my blog dedicated to my non-verbal, Autistic son, Phoenix. Like many of those with autism, they tend to be off in their own world. For Phoenix, we nicknamed it “Phoenixland”. This blog is my personal journey to get to Phoenixland and understand him better as we navigate the complicated world of autism.
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When my son was diagnosed with autism, I went down a rabbit hole doing research trying to find things that would help him. After two years of doing this there is one thing that has consistently come up—changing their diet. Now, how to change their diet is the tricky part. Because there are dozens uponContinue reading “Dietary Changes & Supplements for Autism”
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