Links and List of Websites with Further Information

Guide to Flying with an Autistic Child


Aquatic Therapy for Children with Autism

Autism NOW Transition Planning

Autism Educational Materials

National Center for Autism Resources & Education

Career Assistance for People with Autism

Autism Speaks Resource Guide

Autism Research Institute (ARI)

www.autismresearchinstitute.comAutism Network for Dietary Intervention (ANDI)
Network for Dietary Intervention (ANDI)

Dr. Lothar Ziegar is a medical Doctor who works for a company called, who offer single MMR vaccines all over the country. He has a clinic in Chester offering this service. He is very interested in the ASD population; he uses kinesiology in his practice and has trained with Dr. Klinghardt . Dr.Ziegar can be contacted at the Findhorn Clinic, The old Bakehouse, Findhorn, Scotland, IV36 3GY. Telephone 01309 692299.

JABS (Justice, Awareness and Basic Support) is a support group for vaccine damaged children. Information on availability of single vaccines can be found at this site. There is also a Forum where parents can ask questions about specific vaccines.

National Autistic Society

Well worth joining for a minimal fee, keeping you up to date with legislation etc. in the UK. Benefits advisory service available from late 2007.

The Autism File. I would highly recommend this UK magazine. A real must for fact finding and reassurance about the biomedical protocol and contacting other UK parents. They also have a list of UK based Nutritionists. 0208 979 2525

is a biomedical website run by a parent centred group. This website gives excellent information to parents new to biomedical treatment.

Kirkman Laboratories

. Committed to producing specialist supplements for biomedical treatment.

Occupational Therapy. This is recommended in the National Autism Plan for Children. It can help to stimulate the brain. Go for it even if your child has only minor co-ordination difficulties.

Sensory integration: Sensory experiences include touch, movement, body position, vision, smell, taste, sound and the pull of gravity. The process of the brain organising and interpreting this information is called sensory integration. Children with autism often have difficulties processing sensory information. These difficulties can lead to physical clumsiness, poor self-esteem, poor body awareness, high or low activity levels. Sensory integration can help. See for more information.

B.I.R.D. (neurodevelopment treatment charity) provides a treatment known as 'developmental reflexive rehabilitation' - a series of movement patterns that facilitate neurological feedback to the brain. Help with funding the treatment may be available from the organisation.

Speech Therapy. A Speech Therapist treats children with speech defects and communication disorders. Autism is a communication disorder. Speech Therapy is also recommended in the National Autism Plan for Children. Two sessions a week is advisable.

Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)

is a new autism programme that redefines the 'core deficits' of autism and provides parents with a programme to address these deficits to the point where they no longer act as barriers to a good quality of life.

Website on how to treat Autism with downloadable documents and information.

10 Weeks to the Gf/Cf diet

A Breath for Life

A Breath for Life is a small children's charity dedicated to providing affordable Hyperbaric Oxygen treatment to children.

Advice on Adrenal Support

Adrenal fatique is extremely common in people with autism.

All Things Autism

Parent pathways for helping children affected by autism: specialised products, toys and games, information and resources.

Allergy diets and advice by RPAH

Friendly Food diet, Elimination diet and lots of info and advice by Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney


Biotechnology company offering a range of tests to aid in the management of various illnesses and conditions including urine analysis based on dietary-derived peptides and related compounds and markers of gut dysbiosis. Other tests are currently in development responsive to evidence from new research. Services are open to healthcare professionals and direct to the public.


Amercian Network for Dietary Information

Link to all the studies done on gf/cf diet and gastrointestinal studies

Aspartame (Nutrasweet) Information

Aspartame toxicity centre.

Aspartame Detoxification

The hows and whys of detoxing from aspartame.

Association Ariane

French organisation focused on biomedical interventions and ABA educational therapy

ATEC score sheet

Invaluable tool for ascertaining the efficacy of biomedical treatments and therapies. Complete at the start of your journey and thereafter every three months. Keep them safe.

Atlas of Medical Parasitology

Parasitic infection is surprisingly common in autism. This resource can help you identify parasites and also offers guidance for treatment.

Autism Biomedical Europe

Excellent UK based Yahoo group - very friendly and full of good advice and support. Several hundred members from across the UK and Europe.

Autism Cymru

Founded in 2001, Autism Cymru has a national brief in Wales. Autism Cymru aims to make a real difference to the provision and delivery of services for people with autistic spectrum disorders in Wales

Autism Eye

Autism Eye is a quarterly magazine and website dedicated to helping parents and professionals to help children with autism. Gillian Loughran and Mark Hayes, the editor and publisher, created Autism Eye to provide in-depth, well-researched, useful information covering news, research, education, treatments, therapies and legal issues. The couple are the parents of a child with autism, as well as both being national award-winning journalists.

Autism Friendly cinema screenings

Cinema screenings at Picturehouse cinemas throughout UK, check the links for your nearest cinema. Especially for people on the Autism spectrum or with other special access needs and their family, friends and carers. During the screenings lights are left on low and the sound is reduced to lessen the sensory impact, and customers can move around, make a noise or take a break from the screen.
Tickets £3 for all.

Autism Mercury

Very busy US group, favours the Cutler protocol.

Autism One - Great Radio Show

Autism Treatment Trust

The Autism Treatment Trust (ATT) is a UK charity dedicated to treating children with autism. It is based in Edinburgh, Scotland, but provides ABA and Biomedical treatments throughout the UK (e.g. Bristol) - contact them for more information and locations. ATT views Autism as resulting from both genetic susceptibility and environmental factors. A variety of issues can affect children with autism in their developments. A variety of supports and interventions are available to overcoming these issues. ATT can assist you in identifying the key areas to focus your intervention on and provide a step-by-step support tailored to your child and family's needs.

Bio Protective Systems

EMF products


UK company with wide range of supplements and excellent telephone support. Products now available for purchase via website - telephone for support, advice and a brochure


Biokult Probiotics, excellent service and support.

Blood Spot Test for Vitamin D levels

Based at the Pathology Department of Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, this lab has has state of the art equipment for the determination of Vitamin D levels in blood. Clear instructions on how to collect the blood spot are provided with the test pack.

Body Ecology Diet Explanation

Bond Hotel Blackpool

specialist hotel in Blackpool for people with special needs


Breadlink is the only UK supplier of organic sprouted flours, including gluten-free varieties. Members of Treating Autism are eligible for a discount on the entire product range.

Breakspear Hospital

The Breakspear has several DAN qualified practitioners and is based in Hemel Hempstead. The hospital is treating adults with autism and those with similar health related conditions such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, MS, lyme disease.

Butter versus margarine

If your child tolerates dairy you will find excellent information on this page on why butter is good for you, as well as why butter is nutritionally superior to margarine.

Can Costa Rural

Autistic child friendly holidays in Catalunya, Spain, offering a holiday for all the family in a caring and understanding environment. Equine therapy and special diet foods available.


European distributors of Kirkman, New Beginnings and Brainchild supplements. Specialist product - Transdermal MB12 - a convenient alternative to injections. Treating Autism members receive a discount here.

Children's Corner Recovery Videos

This page contains videos and other media and information dedicated to chronic illness recovery published by Stan Kurtz the owner of Children's Corner. Stan also moderates the progressive online Health group that collaborates with 1200 families helping to improving chronic illness using the techniques Stan developed while recovering himself from IBS and ADHD and his son Ethan from autism.

Collis Curve Toothbrushes

Special toothbrushes - great for children with ASD

Comprehensive Parasitology Analysis

Help with interpretation of results

Comprehensive Stool Analysis

What does it all mean?

Constipation and chronic bacterial infection

At the Centre for Digestive Diseases long standing research in this area has indicated that the most likely cause of the common variety constipation found in the majority of patients is caused by an infection with a bacterial agent that has entered the bowel through the mouth and has begun to coexist with normal human bowel flora... Click on the link for more info.

Counselling Directory

This website aims to provide a UK-wide counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. It contains a number of sections on emotional disorders (types of distress section), including Asperger's Syndrome. Every counsellor on the site who has submitted their profile has either sent a copy of their qualifications and insurance cover to us, or is registered with a professional body online with recognised codes of ethics and practice.

Dancing Giraffe

Dancing Giraffe is a web portal for the disabled community. It launched an Essex pilot in January 2012. The aim of Dancing Giraffe is to provide a platform for better signposting and communication about the wide range of possibilities available, and to enrich the lives of disabled people and their care-network throughout the UK. Dancing Giraffe is a not-for-profit organisation. To find out more visit or follow us on facebook and twitter.

DDI Testing

For Hair Testing, Faecal & Urine Toxic Metals, see Hair Testing Info in the useful documents section of the Treating Autism site for UK handling of samples for DDI

Dietary Needs Direct

UK company supplying goods for GFCF, SCD and most other special diets and also for chemical free living.

ESPA Research

ESPA Research is a UK-based not-for-profit subsidiary of the charity ESPA (Education & Services for People with Autism). We are committed to carrying out research into various aspects of autism spectrum conditions including the effectiveness of gluten- and casein-free dietary interventions and the accompanying search for biomarkers potentially indicative of dietary response. All our work is for public benefit and reliant on donations from the public and organisations.

Filtered Sound Training

Personalised home-based sound therapy package that maintains the Berard Auditory Integration protocol and standards.

Food and Behavour Research (FAB Research)

Food and Behaviour Research (FAB Research) is a charitable organisation dedicated both to advancing scientific research into the links between nutrition and human behaviour and to making the findings from such research available to the widest possible audience.

Food for the Brain

Surrey-based clinic that specialises in the 'optimum nutrition' approach to mental well-being. Our team can work with you to identify any nutritional or biochemical imbalances which may be contributing to your symptoms - we provide you with a tailored programme to correct these issues to restore your health.

Food Intolerance Network

Independent information about the effects of food on behaviour, health and learning ability in both children and adults. Support for families using a low-chemical elimination diet free of additives, low in salicylates, amines and flavour enhancers (FAILSAFE) for health, behaviour and learning problems

GAPS diet site

Natasha Campbell McBride's new site linked to the book Gaps Diet. This is very like Specific Carbohydrate diet

Generation Rescue

Generation Rescue is dedicated to recovery for children with autism spectrum disorders, by providing guidance and support for biomedical treatment to directly improve a child's quality of life for all families in need.

Goodness Direct Special Food


Got-Autism is a unique US-based online store featuring over 800 therapeutic, educational, and practical products for the Autism Spectrum, as well as resources for parents and professionals.

Graig Farm Organic Bedding

Graig Farm Organic Meat

Great information about parasites

Growing Minds Autism Programmes

A very consistently successful approach to therapy, facilitating improved communication, learning - and happiness. Highly recommended by many Treating Autism mums and dads!

Handicapped Children's Action Group

Handicapped children's action group is a registered charity, working to provide specialist equipment for children with disabilities, learning difficulties and other special needs. The children, from all areas of the UK are unable to obtain this equipment from the NHS and because of the cost it is usually unaffordable by the families.

HANDLE therapy website

HANDLE® (Holistic Approach to NeuroDevelopment and Learning
Efficiency) is a gentle, natural, non-drug treatment modality that addresses a wide range of learning, behavior, and developmental issues.

HBS foods

Wholesale and retail suppliers of edible nuts and dried fruits, especially convenient for those following Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Healthy House

Offers a wide range of safe products for allergies and sensitivities including anti allergy bedding, organic bedding, air purifiers, water filters, organic paints, organic toiletries, electrostress protection and many other products to promote a healthier home environment

Hire a Toy

Sensory toys for hire - toys that invite play and enhance early childhood development.

Jean Muscroft Chester Clinic

Jean is a qualified nutritionist successfully treating many children and adults on the autistic spectrum and their families.

Jeff Bradstreet, Scott Smith, Dan Rossignol Florida Clinic

ICDRC is one of the highest regarded autism specific clinics in the US.

Just a Soap for bulk purchases of Epsom Salts

LDA Learning

Online supply shop offering products to support the development of people with special needs, such as Language Communication Packs.

Lead Testing Kits

Mandi Mart Autism Specific Supplements etc

Totally autism-specific range of supplements and testing kits, often the only UK supplier.

Medicina Funcional Integrativa

A multidisciplinary team consisting of physicians, psychologists and nutritionists, with long experience in Functional and Integrative Medicine, which embraces the cause of treating autism using the biomedical approach. The clinic is based in Porto, Portugal. Telephone consultations are available for overseas clients.

More on PANDAS

Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections - general information

Natural Figure

A wide range of supplements and health products, including Houston Enzymes. The only UK distributors of BrainChild Nutritionals

Nutricentre - great discounts to TA members

Stocks a very comprehensive range of supplements and household items. Treating Autism members receive a discount here.

Option Process® Dialogue

Rekha Neilson is a qualified Option Process® counsellor. One area of expertise is in helping families with kids with special needs. This tool is often used in the Son-Rise programme to empower parents to develop ways in which to help themselves and their kids.


Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections

PANDAS Frequently Asked Questions

Probiotic by Optibac

High strength quality probiotic products.

RDI (Relationship Development Intervention)

Really Responsible Leadership Programme partnering with Treating Autism

Treating Autism is proud to announced that we have been approved as a charitable partner in Really Responsible Leadership programme. We hope that their skills-share initiative will lead to us receiving expert support on the UK wide campaign to raise awareness of biomedical treatments for ASD.

Watch this space for future updates on the project.

Reglan Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive Dyskinesia Center aims to educate the public about tardive dyskinesia, a serious movement disorder with symptoms similar to Parkinson's disease, which can develop in patients who have been treated with certain prescription antipsychotics.

Relate to Autism

A commercial service that provides online tools for parents managing their own child's treatment program: shared space from which parents can coordinate between multiple team members, share multi-media information about their child, generate reports and schedule reminders, sessions and appointments. The company also provides customized software platforms to family services providers and organizations.

Research Autism

UK charity exclusively dedicated to research into interventions in autism. We carry out high quality, independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions. Our goal is the improvement of quality of life and outlook for the individuals affected and those around them.


Lots of help with GFCF diet and dietary interventions in general, excellent resource. Need to register to access Forum

Scientific References and Abstracts on Biomedical Aspects of Autism Spectrum Disorders

This website aims to inform and educate the public that in many cases, the symptoms of autism are the manifestation of a physical illness that may be relieved in part by early and appropriate medical treatment. It is maintained by volunteers, for the convenience of caregivers and medical professionals looking for scientific references to support the use of biomedical interventions for autism.

Sensory Smart

Clothing Solutions for Sensitive kids, including seam free socks.


A child-led therapy that has had terrific results for many people. Son Rise run a Start Up in the UK each year and participation can be funded by the Caudwell Charitable Trust

Special Friends Online

Special Friends Online is a safe online community for people with Learning/Intellectual Disabilities, their parents, carers, family members and professionals. It enables members to keep in touch with old friends and make new friends, to chat, play games and share inspirational stories.

Special Health Store

We are a friendly and reliable online store where people can find trusted products and information to help support their family's health, particularly those who may have special healthcare needs. We provide a place for some of the best available nutritional products sourced using a combination of up to date available research and parent recommendation.

Special Needs Shop

This online shop stocks 100's of items and Special offers, including many Special Needs Products. These include varies categories such as Auditory, Communication, Sensory, Games & Toys, Furniture and many more.

Supermarket Own Brand Guide

A handy website that allows you to search for all products in UK supermarket free from diary, gluten, soya etc (not just those found in the 'Free From' section).

Suppliers of Nuts

Talk About Autism

Online help for parents

Talk About Curing Autism US Site

The Autism File - now available in W H Smith

The LIME magazine

A newly-launched magazine for Parents and Carers of Children with Special Needs. Its circulation includes UK, USA, Australia, and New Zealand. With regular contributors who are highly experienced in their fields, reports, features, reviews, and much more each issue is filled with information to help all parents and carers.

The New Learning Centre

A UK centre teaching a practical, down-to-earth and solution-oriented approach to parenting.

The Sound Learning Centre

A sound&light therapy centre in North London with over 15 years experience of assessing and treating children and adults with a wide range of education and development problems.

The Special Yoga Centre

The Special Yoga Centre is a registered charity providing yoga as a therapeutic tool to babies, children, young people and adults with special needs, using Sonia Sumar's Yoga for the Special Child programme. The primary intention of yoga for children and adults with special needs is to help each and every person reach their full potential with regards to their physical, mental and emotional health and well-being. Therapeutic yoga for children with autism helps to gently reset the nervous system creating a shift from survival mode to a feeling of internal safety and coping. As these children develop a sense of internal control and calm, they become better able to interact with others and the environment without stress, and their overall systems begin to function better. "We believe that all children are special, and that no label can define or limit a child's potential for positive change.

The Thomas Centre - Holidays

"Jan and Richard have developed a fantastic holiday park, specifically aimed at providing 5 star facilities for families and adults with autism and other communication disorders. Established two years ago, and based on the experiences of their own son, The Thomas Centre is set in 25 acres of completely private parkland and has a full range of facilities including a large indoor heated swimming pool. The properties are built to the highest standards and all the bungalows have full disabled access."

Trying Low Oxalates

Visual Processing Specialist Ian Jordan

Visual processing interventions can show improvements in co ordination, auditory processing, spatial awareness and sequencing amongst others.