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Ronnie is 16 years old. Ronnie developmental delays were diagnosed at a very early age. He didn’t attempt to hold his head up at 2-3 months of age, didn’t roll over or babble any words.

After seeing numerous specialist from neurologist, genetics and psychiatrist. Every test imaginable was completed: MRI’s, CT’s, EEG’s, lab work and so on. The doctors were never quite clear what to diagnosis him with so they labelled him as having moderate mental retardation , now known as Intellectual disability. They were determined that he would never walk, talk or be independent at all. Ronnie did start to show some slow progress. He first sat up at 9 months of age and crawled (army crawled) at age 1.

Until, his nightmare of his development turned for the worse “Cancer”. In a regular routine eye exam at the age of 20 months, 8 tumors were found in…

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About cannabisforautism

An Ashtanga Yoga teacher, dedicated to improving the health and welfare of those involved in mental health issues, substance use or homelessness. I am also striving to put an end to the perception of the substance user as someone who makes incorrect choices. Striving for a world where there are no 'drug abusers' or 'addicts', just substance users with health concerns and sometimes financial and legal confounds. It is possible to use many substances and still remain happier and healthier than your peers. The notion that a substance user must become unhealthier as time goes by is false. I hope you enjoy reading my blog. It's about autism treatments and a few other odds and ends. Thank you and take care, Jules
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