Autism and Compassionate Care Connection, with Nathan Coombs and Rhonda Morris

November 4, 2014
Hosted by Teri Arranga

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Episode Description

Many states are considering legislation concerning the use of medical cannabis for medically indicated conditions. What is the background of medical cannabis that makes it an appropriate consideration for conditions comorbid to autism? Nathan Coombs and Rhonda Morris of the nonprofit organization Autism and Compassionate Care Connection join Teri to talk about this and other related topics. Please visit www.asdconnection.com

Autism One: A Conversation of Hope

Autism One: A Conversation of Hope

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Approximately 1 child in 50 is diagnosed with autism, which gives autism the undesired ranking as the most prevalent childhood developmental disorder in the United States. 67 children will be diagnosed today - that is nearly 1 child every 20 minutes. Autism is treatable and children are significantly improving or recovering following appropriate therapies. “Autism One: A Conversation of Hope” hosted by Teri Arranga, includes discussions with the most experienced doctors, researchers, and therapists in the field, parents of recovered children, and advocates for the children and families.

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Teri Arranga

Teri Arranga

Teri Arranga is the executive director of AutismOne (www.autismone.org), the vice president of the Global Autism Collaboration (www.autism.org), and the secretary of Strategic Autism Initiative. She has served as the editor-in-chief of Autism Science Digest and as editor of the US/Canada edition of Autism File magazine. Teri is co-editor of the book Bugs, Bowels, and Behavior: The Groundbreaking Story of the Gut-Brain Connection, and she is editor of Dr. William Walsh's book Nutrient Power and Dr. Andrew Wakefield's books Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines - The Truth Behind a Tragedy (www.callous-disregard.com) and Waging War on the Autistic Child: The Arizona 5 and the Legacy of Baron von Munchausen, all of which were published by Skyhorse Publishing. Additionally, Teri has contributed to and provided editing for all annual editions of Skyhorse Publishing's Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism series. Teri has been involved with a number of media projects, including consulting for medical documentaries such as by award-winning filmmaker Lina Moreco of Canada, appearing in the award-winning documentary Beautiful Son, and consulting for the April 2007 Discover magazine article "Understanding Autism." Teri received the National Autism Association's Believe Award for 2008 and a volunteerism award from USAAA in 2006. She has been an active advocate in the autism community for many years, including attending and broadcasting events in Washington, D.C.

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Episode Directory

December 2014

November 2014

  • 11/25/2014: Special Encore Presentation: From Autism to Alzheimers: the immune system, diet, and the gut brain connection, with Dr. David Perlmutter Listen Now
  • 11/18/2014: PLAGUE: One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth, with Kent Heckenlively, JD, and Judy Mikovits, PhD Listen Now
  • 11/11/2014: VACCINE MATTERS & VAXTRUTH, with Candyce Estave and Marcella Piper-Terry Listen Now
  • 11/4/2014: Autism and Compassionate Care Connection, with Nathan Coombs and Rhonda Morris Listen Now

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