Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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Monday, April 25, 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011


World Autism Awareness Day is April 2nd! To help show their support, Kids on the Move is going to be wearing BLUE, Saturday April 2nd as well as Monday April 4th! Please help show your support in the fight against autism by wearing BLUE! We invite you to join in and do your part towards the Fight Against AutismThis is an International event. Businesses and buildings all over the world are making their pledge to "Light it up BLUE", even the Empire State Building will be showing support by Lighting it up BLUE on April 2. For more information about this go to,

Thank you for your SUPPORT!!!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Gluten-Free Casein Free recipes the WHOLE family can love

Some of our parents of children on the spectrum whose kids are on the GFCF diet have a hard time finding recipes. So here are some.

Gluten-Free Flour Mix
Makes 3 Cups

1 1/4 c brown rice flour
3/4 c Sorghum flour
2/3 c Cornstarch
1/4 c Potato Starch
1T + 1 t Potato Flour
1t Xanthan Gum

1 1/2 c + 2T Sugar
2 Sticks softened butter
2 Eggs
3 c Gluten-Free flour
1 T Xanthan Gum
2 t Cream of Tartar
1 t Baking Soda
1/4 t Salt
2 t Cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2. Cream together 1 1/2 c sugar and butter in the mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in eggs.
3. Stir in flour, Xanthan Gum, Cream of Tartar, Baking Soda and Salt.
4. Mix together remaining sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
5. Use teaspoon to scoop dough and roll in palms to form a ball. Roll balls in cinnamon sugar and place on cookie sheet.
6. Bake 8-10 minutes and let cool 5 minutes.

Gluten Free Crepes
3/4 c GF Flour
2 T sugar
2 Eggs
1 c milk
1 t vanilla
2 T butter, melted

1. Mix together flour sugar in bowl
2. Add eggs, milk, vanilla and mix.
3. Add butter and mix until combined.
4. Heat skillet. Pour a thin layer of batter on the skillet, let cook for a couple of minutes then flip over. Only let the crepe cook on the flipped side for a couple of seconds.
5. Fill with fruit, nutella, or any thing that you desire.

GF Cinnamon Rolls
3/4 C Milk
1/2 C Sugar
8 T butter cut into pieces
1 1/2 t salt
1/3 C Warm water
4 1/2 t Yeast
3 Eggs at room temperature
4 1/2 - 5 1/2 C GF Flour
2 t Xanthum Gum
4 T Butter, melted
3/4 C sugar
3 T Cinnamon
Glaze 3/4 C Confectioner's Sugar, 2 T Milk

1. Preheat over to 350 degrees. Heat milk in a saucepan until bubbles form around the edge. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, butter and salt.
2. Combine warm water and yeast and a little pinch or two of sugar in a medium bowl and proof for 10 minutes.
3. Add lukewarm milk and eggs to yeast and milk mixture and stir to combine.
4. Add 4 1/2 c GF Flour and Xanthan gum. Mix well and form dough into a ball. Add more flour if needed.
5. Roll out dough to rectangle 24 X 16 inches. Brush sough with melted butter. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Sprinkle on dough evenly.
6. Roll up dough to form 24" long log. Pinch edges to seal. Using dental floss,(First put the string underneath the dough and bring the string upwards. Cross the strings and voila, there you have your first bun!) cut roll into 16 equal sections.
7. Grease baking pan and place rolls on greased pan. Cover and let rise 30 minutes.
8. Bake rolls at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes. Glaze. Enjoy.

These are just a few more will be posted later.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Child With

Autism Spectrum Disorders Might:

1. Not play “pretend” games, pretend to feed a doll

2. Not point at objects to show an interest (plane flying over)

3. Not look at objects when another person points at them

4. Have trouble relating to others or not have an interest in people at all

5. Avoid eye contact and want to be alone

6. Have trouble understanding other people’s feelings or talking about their own feelings

7. Prefer not to be held or cuddled or might cuddle only when they want to

8. Appear to be unaware when other people talk to them but respond to other sounds

9. Be very interested in people, but not know how to talk, play or relate to them

10. Repeat or echo words or phrases said to them, or repeat words or phrases in place of normal language

11. Have trouble expressing their needs using typical words or motions

12. Repeat actions over and over again

13. Have trouble adapting when a routine changes

14. Lose skills they once had like stop saying words they used to say.

15. Not respond to their name by 12 months

16. Avoid eye contact and want to be alone

17. Have trouble understanding other people's feelings or talking about their own feelings

18. Have delayed speech and language skills

19. Repeat words or phrases over and over (echolalia)

20. Give unrelated answers to questions

21. Get upset by minor changes

22. Have obsessive interests

23. Flap their hands, rock their body, or spin in circles

24. Have unusual reactions to the way things sound, smell, taste, look, or feel