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
Mark E. Maxwell, MD, Family Practice
4532 E Camp Lowell Dr.
Lyme Disease, PANDAS/PANS, Autism:
Ken Mitchell, NMD
Therapeutic Modalities (Tucson)
Therapy Group of Tucson, PLLC - Kyle Meades
5200 East Farness Drive, Suite 100Tucson AZ 85712
Hope Group (Tucson and Phoenix)
Jeannie Long, BCBA
Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids (TRAK)
Riding Lessons, Volunteer Opportunities, Camps, Gymkhana and much more!
3230 N. Craycroft Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85712
Dr. Amy Derksen
Holistic Healing Arts
22815 Edmonds Way
Edmonds, WA 98020
(425) 582-7032 FAX
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.
News appearances, interviews, and conferences describing the NIDS hypothesis
Sunjya Schweig, MD
Lyme Disease-Not Autism or PANDAS/PANS
Amy J. Smith, NP Hill Park Medical Center
Nancy O’Hara, MD (Connecticut)
Victoria Falcone, MD (PA/NJ)
Phillip C. DeMio, MD (OH)
Chicago Health and Wellness Alliance
Dr. Alan Bain welcomes patients with many chronic illnesses, including autism. Wonderful clinician!
Julie Buckley, MD (Florida)
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.
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.
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.
Quality basic supplements with hypoallergenic formulations for sensitive children. Great starting point for those wanting to supplement their children's daily intake.
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.
A natural health website sharing practical solutions to health issues.
Expert nutrition advice with broad expertise with children and dietary challenges.
Nutritional bypass of genetic mutations related to methylation, detoxification; online parent support. A supportive physician's assistance is necessary.
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.
General guidelines and tips to improve home air quality. Click on the Children's Health link at the bottom left for specific concerns.
Very informative website explaining how poor visual processing can impact learning and how to address issues in children using vision therapy.
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.
Downloadable special education guides available.
Extensive gluten free menu, numerous locations nationwide.
Dedicated gluten free breakfast and lunch served every day, except Monday. Personal, warm service and delicious meals.
SW corner of Swan and Camp Lowell, Tucson. Not a dedicated gf facility, but extensive choices.
Bulk organic groceries, check for a drop-off near you or order home delivery. Drop offs in Vail and 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.
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.
Contact Holly Thompson for sports teams available based on age and location, as well as paperwork. Requires a physician's medical clearance to participate.
Extensive gluten-free menu, delicious appetizers, pizzas, pastas, salads, and desserts. Staff really helpful to patrons with dietary restrictions.
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!
Delicious, reasonably priced, 100% gluten-free bakery in West Seneca, NY
Online Degrees for the Home Schooled Student: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/
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).
Racketballs, sandbags, balance boards to implement Bal-A-Vis-X anywhere.
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.
Support and advocacy for home education. Special needs and struggling learners assistance available. Membership required.
Everyone loves the word FREE! Free membership in the co-op gets you fabulous deals on homeschool curriculum and much more.