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Canary Necklaces  Designed by SOHO GEM, 14 karat white or yellow gold canary bird necklace with 0.06 cts of micro pave diamonds. Each piece is a limited edition of only 150 hand made necklaces.  $1600.00 50% of your purchase of the Canary Kids Necklace will be donated to our Canary Kids Project. These necklace can be purchased at: www.sohogem.com/canary-kids

Canary Necklaces Designed by SOHO GEM, 14 karat white or yellow gold canary bird necklace with 0.06 cts of micro pave diamonds. Each piece is a limited edition of only 150 hand made necklaces. $1600.00 50% of your purchase of the Canary Kids Necklace will be donated to our Canary Kids Project. These necklace can be purchased at: www.sohogem.com/canary-kids

Epidemic Answers in Ireland:  Thanks, Eileen! Our hats are off to our own Eileen Iorio for organizing a seminar this coming Sunday about biomedical recovery for ASD and ADHD children in her native Ireland. She made the news there!

Epidemic Answers in Ireland: Thanks, Eileen! Our hats are off to our own Eileen Iorio for organizing a seminar this coming Sunday about biomedical recovery for ASD and ADHD children in her native Ireland.

Prioritizing Therapies Our Chairman of the Board, Patty Lemer, has been involved with recovering children from neurodevelopmental disorders like autism, PDD-NOS, ADHD, SPD and learning disabilities for roughly 40 years.  Before she joined us here at Epidemic Answers, she co-founded and ran another non-profit, Developmental Delay Resources, with nutritionist Kelly Dorfman. In 2008, Patty published an excellent book, “Envisioning a Bright Future:  Interventions That Wor

Patty Lemer discusses prioritizing therapies for children with neurodevelopmental disorders like autism, PDD-NOS, ADHD, SPD and learning disabilities.

[Free Webinar] Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Autism Please join us in our interview with guest Dr. Susannah Goh, pediatric neurologist and author of Spectacular Bond, in a free webinar on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 11:00am Eastern. RSVP here:  https://cr142.infusionsoft.com/app/page/epidemic-answers-webinar  Breakthroughs in neurological research have shown the essential role of mitochondria to healthy brain function and development. Key nutrients to target mitochondrial f

Each week, host Dr. Susanne Bennett shares her Nature's Secrets to a healthier body. This week: Mighty Mito to the Rescue.

Increasing Cognitive Function Through Supplementation  by Kelly Dorfman, MS, LND Convincing evidence shows that certain substances can improve specific aspects of thinking. Here are three promising supplements to consider for anyone interested in improving cognitive function. DMAE (Dimethylaminoethanol):  DMAE is a relative of the nutrient choline.  But, unlike choline, DMAE readily crosses the brain-blood barrier.  It thus directly increases the generation of acetylcholin

Children with motor issues, low arousal, spaciness and poor organizational skills may benefit from specific nutrients for improving cognitive function.

Siblings of Children with Special Needs With all of its chaotic ups and downs, joys and sorrows, love and rivalry, family life (referred to by Anthony Quinn in Zorba the Greek as “the whole catastrophe”) can be a challenge for everyone. Brothers and sisters in families of children with special needs experience both additional enrichment and extra challenges. As a parent, or a concerned provider, you know how important these siblings are. They are the family members who wi

Siblings of Children with Special Needs With all of its chaotic ups and downs, joys and sorrows, love and rivalry, family life (referred to by Anthony Quinn in Zorba the Greek as “the whole catastrophe”) can be a challenge for everyone. Brothers and sisters in families of children with special needs experience both additional enrichment and extra challenges. As a parent, or a concerned provider, you know how important these siblings are. They are the family members who wi

Testing 101 by Patricia S. Lemer, M. Ed., NCC When I was twelve, my mother showed me some vocational tests she used in her volunteer work with seniors.  I was fascinated.  I loved math, puzzles, and analyzing behavior.  I had found my perfect vocation.  Later, I majored in psychological testing at college.  The rest is history. For more than 30 years, I’ve been an educational diagnostician.  Daily, I administer psycho-educational tests to kids and adults.  For me

For children with developmental delays, autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder, standardized tests may not be ideal.

Webinar Replay:  Optimal Sensory Processing with Neurodevelopmental Movement with Sonia Story When most people think of movements to help the brain, they automatically think of cross-pattern or crawling movements, but there are a large number of foundational brain-based movements from infancy that come before crawling that many children are missing. These missing neurodevelopmental movements can cause gaps in our sensory processing. Sign up below to get the webinar replay of

Webinar Replay: Optimal Sensory Processing with Neurodevelopmental Movement with Sonia Story When most people think of movements to help the brain, they automatically think of cross-pattern or crawling movements, but there are a large number of foundational brain-based movements from infancy that come before crawling that many children are missing. These missing neurodevelopmental movements can cause gaps in our sensory processing. Sign up below to get the webinar replay of

Save the Date for Our 2nd Annual Fundraiser Save the Date for the 2nd Annual Canary Kids Fundraising Event to benefit the Canary Kids Project. Location: The Loading Dock, 375 Fairfield Avenue, Stamford, CT  Time: 6:30 p.m.  Date: Friday, March 28, 2014  Cocktails and dinner Live performance by The Third Rail Live and silent auctions

Save the Date for Our 2nd Annual Fundraiser Save the Date for the 2nd Annual Canary Kids Fundraising Event to benefit the Canary Kids Project. Location: The Loading Dock, 375 Fairfield Avenue, Stamford, CT Time: 6:30 p.m. Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 Cocktails and dinner Live performance by The Third Rail Live and silent auctions