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  • Diagnosis: Autism, Prognosis: Poor, End Result: Excellent

    Wed, Apr 25, 2018 | Reading Time: 8 Minute Read
    Yuya gets a fighting chance and he takes it - update on his adventures and accomplishments Two years ago we checked in on Yuya as he entered High School. Now he is graduating from High School and choosing his career for the future. When Yuya was a baby he was very quiet and developed at a slow rate. As a toddler, he could walk but he could not talk. When he finally did begin to speak, he only imitated what others said to him.

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  • Dx Autism Spectrum: Mateo and His Family Choose a Pathway to Wellness

    Thu, Feb 8, 2018 | Reading Time: 8 Minute Read
    Mother tells the story of her son Mateo was born vía C-Section at 37 weeks. The baby developed normally reaching milestones until the age of nine months. But then, Mateo lost all meaningful sounds and made no eye contact. Assuming every kid develops at a different pace, and getting no feedback regarding this from his pediatrician, my husband and I decided to let time do its job. By the age of 18 months, crowds overwhelmed Mateo, he had no words of speech, he did not respond to his name, he made no eye contact and he developed repetitive movements.

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  • Autistic or Artistic?

    Fri, Sep 22, 2017 | Reading Time: 6 Minute Read
    Siao displays amazing talent and creativity Siao Siang – the artist at work Siao was born via an emergency C-section. The newborn was found to have the umbilical cord around his neck, and he was born with cyanotic hands and feet. The next day, he was severely jaundiced. First signs of a problem Parents recall “We noticed that Siao Siang had a problem when his speech was diminishing and he was also no longer making as much eye contact when he was 13 months old.

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  • Trisomy 21 Twins

    Wed, Jul 19, 2017 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    Our twin daughters Maria and Anna were born with Trisomy 21. We did not want to accept many “wont’s” that the doctors promised us for the girls’ future. We wanted to improve the life of our daughters for the better. We found out about The Institutes of the Achievement of Human Potential and attended the What to Do About your Brain Injured Child course when the girls were 11 month old, and we returned back to the Institute for an appointment to be prescribed a program.

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  • Autism and Epilepsy: Matilde’s Amazing Journey Toward Wellness

    Thu, Jun 22, 2017 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    During her pregnancy, Matilde’s mother found it difficult to eat because she was often nauseated. She needed frequent bed rest. In the seventh month, an ultrasound showed that the baby’s weight was low. Mother noted that during her pregnancy with Matilde’s older sister, the baby had kicked and responded more to sounds. After a painful labor, Matilde was born. During the first month, she was too quiet and rarely cried.

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  • Success Story: Autism and Global Developmental Delay

    Thu, Apr 27, 2017 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    Malcolm’s mother recalls how far he’s come in just nine months When Malcolm was young, we started to notice that he was not developing like other children. While he passed his hearing tests, he did not respond to sounds often or when we called his name. He walked late, at 18 months old, and was very unstable and lost his balance frequently and fell. He did not speak, and he did not respond even to very loud sounds.

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  • AUTISM: A STORY OF HOPE

    Fri, Aug 12, 2016 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    ALEX GOES ALL THE WAY Life was difficult for baby Alex. Autism Signs in Alex As a baby, Alex cried constantly as he was too sensitive to sounds, water and foods. He was irritable and not a happy baby. 12 months of age, following an illness and a vaccination, Alex lost the speech he had started to develop, and his ability to eat solid foods. By 18 months of age, he was spending too much time engaged in repetitive actions like clapping and flapping his hands and he was diagnosed as autistic.

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  • Autism Success Story: Sean 5/21/2015

    Thu, May 21, 2015 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    Symptomatic Label “Autism” Outcome: The Dean’s List _ Sean Carves His Own Pathway To Wellness Sean was diagnosed as autistic and as having a “non-verbal learning disorder.” Along with these diagnoses his parents were given a frightening prognosis. When Sean was 11 years old, his parents first learned about the work of The Institutes. When Sean was born, he was pale and had respiratory problems immediately after birth. Doctors found that his lungs were filled with fluid, and he had difficulty breathing for the first hour of life as his doctors worked to clear his lungs.

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  • Autism Success Story: Alex

    Thu, Sep 4, 2014 | Reading Time: 5 Minute Read
    “He has been healthy – before going to The Institutes he was sick all the time.” Alex was diagnosed as autistic at 18 months of age. When he was 33 months of age, his mother attended the What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child Course, and began a treatment program with Alex at home. Alex and his parents have since joined the Intensive Treatment Program, and through their hard work and dedication have achieved amazing results.

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  • Autism Success Story Siao

    Sun, Jul 27, 2014 | Reading Time: 1 Minute Read
    Autism Success Story Siao His parents were deeply concerned about him when he was 18 months of age. He had not begun to speak, and did not respond to others. He lacked eye contact, and preferred to play by himself. He slept poorly, and began having asthma attacks.By three years of age, Siao had been diagnosed as autistic, his lack of speech persisted and he was socially withdrawn. He was hyperactive, and he walked on his toes.

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  • Autism Success Story Alex

    Fri, May 30, 2014 | Reading Time: 1 Minute Read
    Autism Success Story Alex Alex was diagnosed as autistic at 18 months of age. When he was 2 years and 9 months of age, his mother attended the What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child course. After starting the program with Alex, his mother wrote to us: “I’m writing you to let you know that my son Alex is doing so great! I quit my job to do the program at home and it’s been really the most wonderful days of my life.

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  • Learning Problems, Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Fri, Feb 28, 2014 | Reading Time: 4 Minute Read
    Everyone knows someone who has a child with a problem. Parents who have a child with a learning problem are desperate for information. When a parent of a child with a learning problem contacts The Institutes, the questions he or she asks are usually the same ones that are asked over and over again. We have chosen some of the most common questions and their answers in the hope that the parents of theses children can learn more about the brain and the most effective means of treating the brain.

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  • Child Autism

    Wed, Jan 1, 2014 | Reading Time: 2 Minute Read
    Parents from all over the world have helped their children diagnosed with autism move along the path to wellness. Using the programs developed by The Institutes, children diagnosed with autism have been able to significantly improve their ability to learn, to communicate, to solve problems and, in some cases, to perform at age level or above. “Autism” or “autistic” or “autism spectrum disorders (ASD)” are words to describe children who exhibit a wide variety of symptoms, including problems with communication and social interaction.

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