Gastrointestinal issues in autism are real

By Dr. Elizabeth Mumper, TACA Physician Advisory Member Parents have been telling their clinicians that gastrointestinal issues (GI) have plagued their children with autism for several decades. Unfortunately, in many cases, the reported symptoms were written off as part of the autism and may not have received the thorough attention and evaluations that were warranted….

Treating Autism – MAPS doctors & DAN! Doctors

By Lisa Ackerman At TACA, a common question with parents is “What is a MAPS or DAN! Doctor?” They are doctors that mean a tremendous amount to families living with autism. These doctors are instrumental for helping families assess and treat co-morbid conditions that can greatly improve the daily lives of individuals with autism. The…