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The Full Spectrum: Going Gluten-Free

The Full Spectrum: Going Gluten-Free

The Full Spectrum focuses on the trials and tribulations of raising a child who ranks on the autism spectrum.

When S. was first diagnosed with a series of neurological disorders (ADHD, Aspergers and Developmental Coordination Disorder), one of my first thoughts was, “What can be done to make this go away? How can we find a cure?” Of course, I knew there was no way of curing a neurological disorder, but my instinct as a mother was to find a way to make all of S.’s problems disappear.

Early in my research I recalled that actress Jenny McCarthy had an autistic child and I had vague recollections of her appearing on Oprah and speaking about curing her son. So I went online and read and watched multiple interviews with McCarthy, who claimed to have “recovered” her child from autism through diet and supplements. More »