A sassy, crafty mama bird from Los Angeles
raising a very sweet little girl with Autism
and a new baby boy in the Midwest... and other stuff, too.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

The Rhinebeck Chronicles pt1

"'Look out the left'
 the captain said
'the lights down there
that's where we land'"
-Joni Mitchell

My bags are packed and I'm ready to go. This is it. We're leaving today to take it to the next level.  Headed out to New York to see Dr. Bock, a well known DAN! doctor. I really do like our DAN doc here in town, but I'm ready to kick it up and notch and to see if there's anything we're missing. (if you're not in the autism world, DAN stands for Defeat Autism Now and the physicians who participate in this movement follow a biomedical protocol. Sometimes I call it voodoo)

I read his book Healing the New Childhood Epidemics about a year and a half ago (maybe longer) and I made this appointment back in June. It's taken this long to get in. I'm nervous, excited, scared, thrilled, and giddy.

Here we go. Stay tuned...


Coconut Milk Yogurt vs Autism said...

Good luck with your visit! We've seen a couple of doctors that follow the DAN! protocol and have gained some valuable insights from each one.

@jencull (jen) said...

Best of luck. Jen xx

Anonymous said...

Can't wait to hear how it goes! Are you going to visit Bethel and commune with all your hippie brethren?

Heather said...

I am SOOO excited for you! Loved his book! Can't wait to hear all about it!

dluvscoke said...

I hope you will share everything you learn :)

Piscesgirl said...

make sure you tell us every detail of how this goes! We are all there,in spirit. We're your "emotional muscle!" Best of luck. Darla

jillsmo said...

Good luck!!!! Keep us posted :)

Jessica said...

I hope that you have a great visit, this is another reason we have to get together some time, I would love to hear all of the details when you get back!

Dani G said...

Of course I'll be sharing every detail with you ALL!! xx

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