Re: autism/asthma & handwashing
Jeffreysmom, it is also nice to hear from you. I am going to start a new thread on the public school system. I have alot of issues with how that works for autistic kids.
Anthonysmom, my son takes alot of supplements. We follow the DAN protocol. It has made a tremendous difference for our son. The first supplement that I would introduce would be cod liver oil. It made more notible difference than any other supplement. It help with his eye contact and speech almost immediately. It also seems to be the one that has controlled his asthma. The fish oil has anti-inflamatory properties, that is why it helps with the asthma. The other supplements combined help with the autistic sysmptoms and I am assuming they probably help with the asthma also. My son is also on the GF/Cf diet. I being casein free has also helped the asthma. I think the milk was a trigger for him. However, the casein free diet alone will not control his asthma because he has other triggers such as colds, weather changes, etc.
The list of supplements my son takes include:
cod liver oil
omega 3 fish oil
multivitamin with high B levels