Links and Resources

While there are numerous options out there, only professionals, companies, practitioners and institutes that the company has direct experience using, or has first-hand testimony of other families using successfully.  

Physicians, Naturopaths & Resources - Arizona

Tucson

Mark E. Maxwell, MD, Family Practice

4532 E Camp Lowell Dr.

Tucson, AZ

520-323-3130

Phoenix

Lyme Disease, PANDAS/PANS, Autism:

Lifestream Wellness

Ken Mitchell, NMD

http://drkenmitchell.com

Therapeutic Modalities (Tucson)

Therapy Group of Tucson, PLLC - Kyle Meades

5200 East Farness Drive, Suite 100Tucson AZ 85712

Voice: 520-232-2021

Fax: 520-232-2553

http://supportvoice.com

Hope Group (Tucson and Phoenix)

Jeannie Long, BCBA

https://www.facebook.com/hopegrouptucson

Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids (TRAK)

Riding Lessons, Volunteer Opportunities, Camps, Gymkhana and much more!

3230 N. Craycroft Rd.

Tucson, AZ 85712

http://www.traktucson.org


Western US

Dr. Amy Derksen

Holistic Healing Arts

www.holistichealingarts.org

22815 Edmonds Way

Edmonds, WA 98020

(425) 582-7678

(425) 582-7032 FAX

Michael Goldberg, MD

Pediatrician, author of "The Myth of Autism", understands the present epidemic of autism spectrum disorders as a neuro-immune dysfunction syndrome (NIDS) and treats it medically with significant success. Recommended for complex immune, complex viral- not Lyme.

Dr. Goldberg's Videos

News appearances, interviews, and conferences describing the NIDS hypothesis

Sunjya Schweig, MD

Lyme Disease-Not Autism or PANDAS/PANS

http://www.drschweig.com

PANDAS/PANS

Amy J. Smith, NP Hill Park Medical Center

http://hillparkmedicalcenter.com

Eastern US

Nancy O’Hara, MD (Connecticut)

http://ihealthnow.org

Victoria Falcone, MD (PA/NJ)

http://www.falconecenter.com/autism-treatment-philadelphia/

Phillip C. DeMio, MD (OH)

http://www.drdemio.com

Chicago Health and Wellness Alliance

www.docintheloop.com

Dr. Alan Bain welcomes patients with many chronic illnesses, including autism. Wonderful clinician!

Julie Buckley, MD (Florida)

http://www.juliebuckley.com

http://pppvonline.com


Healthy Living

Gluten Free Creations Bakery

Dedicated gluten free facility! Phenomenal selection of delicious breads, cakes, pies, pastries. Special shipping rates to Arizona customers on dry ice. My family can't live without them!! Try the Awelicious Bread...it makes the best sandwiches, toast and French toast! Frequent buyer discount.

Gourmet Girls Go Gluten Free Tucson

Fabulous selection of gluten-free cakes, cupcakes, breads, muffins...too many to list here. We love the gluten free, casein free crostini for our salads! Catering and special occasion orders.

Advanced Brain Technologies, Inc.

www.advancedbrain.com

Home of The Listening Program, Brain Builder, Sound Health, Music for Babies. Links to scientific research and case studies supporting successful use of their programs.

Our Kids ASD

Quality basic supplements with hypoallergenic formulations for sensitive children. Great starting point for those wanting to supplement their children's daily intake.

Pickled Planet, LLC

Delicious sauerkraut in numerous tasty varieties! My favorite is Dill E Gent. Eat it as a side dish with any meal, even with eggs at breakfast. All the benefits of a probiotic, living food with great taste.

Dr. Joseph Mercola

A natural health website sharing practical solutions to health issues.

Kelly Dorfman

Expert nutrition advice with broad expertise with children and dietary challenges.

Dr. Amy Yasko

Nutritional bypass of genetic mutations related to methylation, detoxification; online parent support. A supportive physician's assistance is necessary.

Eco Sense Cleaning Products

Tired of harsh chemicals? Reduce your exposure to toxins! Melaleuca's concept is that you don't spend extra money on home and personal care products...you just change stores. A referral is necessary to establish an account.

EPA Indoor Air Quality Booklet

General guidelines and tips to improve home air quality. Click on the Children's Health link at the bottom left for specific concerns.

Parents Active for Vision Education

Very informative website explaining how poor visual processing can impact learning and how to address issues in children using vision therapy.

Autism Treatment Center of America

www.autismtreatmentcenter.org

Home of the Son-Rise Program. Very helpful website with practical solutions you can use! Explore their program which empowers parents to help their own children.

Arizona Center for Disability Law

Downloadable special education guides available.

Outback Steakhouse

Extensive gluten free menu, numerous locations nationwide.

Gourmet Girls Go Gluten Free Bistro, Catering

Dedicated gluten free breakfast and lunch served every day, except Monday. Personal, warm service and delicious meals.

Create Cafe Gluten Free Menu

SW corner of Swan and Camp Lowell, Tucson. Not a dedicated gf facility, but extensive choices.

Arizona

Azure Standard

www.azurestandard.com

Bulk organic groceries, check for a drop-off near you or order home delivery. Drop offs in Vail and Tucson!

Vision Now Enhanced Eye Performance Tucson

Dr. Tanya Polec and staff provide vision exams and performance evaluations, vision therapy. Dr. Will Polec provides holistic medicine and visceral manipulation therapy.

St. Phillips Plaza at River and Campbell, Tucson.

Dolphins of the Desert Swimming Academy

Water safety and swimming strokes taught by Coach Geoff Glaser and colleagues. Significant experience with special needs children.

Many teaching locations in Tucson, Oro Valley, Phoenix.

Special Olympics Pima County

Contact Holly Thompson for sports teams available based on age and location, as well as paperwork. Requires a physician's medical clearance to participate.

Picazzo's Organic Italian Kitchen

Extensive gluten-free menu, delicious appetizers, pizzas, pastas, salads, and desserts. Staff really helpful to patrons with dietary restrictions.

Phoenix, Flagstaff

National

Bountiful Baskets Food Co-op

Purchase organic or non-organic fruits, vegetables and other delicious items. Contribute only on weeks that you desire a basket. Many pick-up locations in Arizona and in 16 other states!

Bon Bon's Gluten Free Bakery

Delicious, reasonably priced, 100% gluten-free bakery in West Seneca, NY


Education

Online Degrees for the Home Schooled Student: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/

BAVX (Bal-A-Vis-X)

Easy-to-implement, at home, sensory integration program. Integrates balance, auditory and vision with fun exercises using inexpensive equipment. Equipment is available for purchase from Schockproof (see below for order form link).

Bal-A-Vis-X Equipment

Racketballs, sandbags, balance boards to implement Bal-A-Vis-X anywhere.

Affidavit of intent to homeschool

Required form to be submitted if you intend to homeschool in Arizona. Fill out, have it notarized and send it to your county school superintendent along with a copy of the child's birth certificate.

Home School Legal Defense Association

Support and advocacy for home education. Special needs and struggling learners assistance available. Membership required.

Homeschool Buyers Co-Op

Everyone loves the word FREE! Free membership in the co-op gets you fabulous deals on homeschool curriculum and much more.