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The principle aim of this list is to provide a discussion forum for parents of children on the autism spectrum who are avoiding gluten and casein and other substances in their children's diets. We hope that the discussions will include practical information and tips on following a GFCF (etc) diet; scientific research and opinion; the latest developments in understanding GFCF (etc) diet-related health problems; your personal stories and experiences with relation to GFCF (etc) problems; information on what food is GFCF (etc) and what is not; tips on how to eat out of the house; recipes and tips on how to cook and prepare GFCF (etc) food; what vitamins, minerals, herbs and other supplements may be appropriate for a child with autism, how to cope with difficult diet demands, plus support for parents. Appropriate topics for discussion on the list include anything at all related to diet and autism spectrum disorders -including GFCF but also yeast, nitrates/nitrites, dyes, vitamins, minerals, supplements, dealing with teachers, friends, schools, outings, siblings, testing, etc.

Membership necessary, easy and free to join. Membership now totals more than 15,000 families who have chosen Dietary Intervention as a therapy choice to help improve their child's life!  Dietary intervention may be that one "piece of the puzzle" which will help with your child's recovery from ASD.

Community Bulletin Board

The GFCF Diet Community Bulletin Board
Visit the Community Bulletin Board which lists local GFCF Support Group meeting through out the U.S.
http://gfcfdiet.com/communitybulletinboard.htm

Starting a Local GFCFDiet Support Group?
Helpful suggestions on how to start and plan a support group meeting in your area.

Parent Support System
Local families who are experienced with dietary intervention.  A list containing  names and contact information of volunteers. These individuals are willing to provide support for local families who are implementing or maintaining a gluten and dairy free diet for their autistic children.
http://autismndi.com/parentsupport/

Frequently Asked Questions
Questions and answers about the GFCF Diet 

http://www.gfcfdiet.com/TheBigFAQ's.htm



Questions?
Website Questions & Product Updates
products@gfcfdiet.com 

 


Locate A Dietitian
Important Information: 
The opinions expressed by anyone listed on
www.eatright.org  or below are not necessarily the opinions of The GFCF Diet Support Group.

Professional GFCF Diet Counselors & Beyond
Phone Consultations and/or office visits


The following professionals have requested to have their names listed for personal guidance with dietary intervention.  They are knowledgeable professionals about the GFCF diet and other food allergies and intolerances such as soy, nuts, etc.

If you are having trouble with your child being a picky eater,  soy intolerance, yeast issues, or other food allergies and/or intolerances you may be interested in personal assistance from a professional via a phone consultation. Contact phone numbers are provided for any inquires about their services and scheduling appointments, fees, etc.

Diet Consultants

Vicki Kobliner, MS, RD 
150 Danbury Road
Second Floor
Wilton, CT 06897
Contact: Vicki Kobliner MS RD
Phone: 203-834-9949
FAX: 203-834-9938

vicki@holcarenutrition.com
 
www.holcarenutrition.com
Since 1999, Registered Dietitian, Vicki Kobliner, MS RD,  has been instrumental in helping improve the lives of countless  individuals with a diagnosis of ASD.  She counsels parents how to implement dietary intervention while still  maintaining a healthy diet which is vitally important for all growing children. 

We are proud that she is one of the original founders of The GFCF Diet Support Group and thankful for the many hours she has donated helping GFCF Kids.

Author,  Diet Counselor & Public Speaker
Betsy Prohaska Hicks
Radio Host AutismOne
http://autismone.org/radio/ 
Pathways Medical Advocates
5411 Highway 50
Delavan, WI 53115
Phone: 262-740-3000 ext.10
www.pathwaysmed.com

Registered Dietitian
Mary K. Fleming, R.D., L.D., M.P.H.
Mindful Nutrition Services
404 Blaine Street
Chicago, IL
Phone: 630-553-2662

Registered Dietitian
Judy  Converse MPH, RD, LD
Nutrition Care For Children
1150 Maxwell Ave
Boulder, CO 80304
303-842-8255 phone
303-440-3332 fax
http://www.NutritionCare.net


Autism Educational Services
Nadine G. Gilder, Diet Counselor
1218 Steeplechase Court
Toms River, NJ 08755
Tel: 732-473-9482 Fax: 732-473-0163
Email:
ngilder@att.net
Nadine G. Gilder, through her company,  Autism Educational Services,  provides personal GFCF Diet consultation.

Coach For Healthy Living
Nancy Guberti, Certified Nutritionist & Healthy Lifestyle Coach
NYC and Westchester regions
Phone:  914-725-6801
E-mail:
nancy@coachforhealthyliving.com
Nancy's passion is to educate and empower parents with children that have been diagnosed with special needs such as PDD, ADD, ADHD, LD, sensory issues and other biomedical disorders of their dietary needs.
Outings and kitchen make-over as in the form of "spring cleaning" are available to clear up any confusion when starting a special diet.

Registered Dietitian
Carol Ann Brannon, MS, RD, LD
"Personal, Practical, Positive Nutrition Makeovers"
Nutrition Therapist, Food Coach, Author, Speaker
Offices in Duluth & Suwannee, GA
Telephone: 404-409-1747
Fax 404-601-6018
For CEU Courses and Articles by C.A. Brannon:
www.nutritiondimension.com 
www.todaysdietitian.com 
Two Locations: 
4269 Riverview Drive
Duluth, GA 30097
OR
3095 Johns Creek Court Suite 250
Suwannee, GA 30024
 

"DAN!" Physician List
Since its establishment in 1967, the Autism Research Institute has had as a major priority the tracking of promising treatments for autism. We do not subscribe to conventional medicine's strategy of simply trying "the drug of the month." Autism is not caused by a deficiency of Ritalin or Haldol. Intensive study of the scientific literature, and analysis of case reports from thousands of parents of autistic children convinced us that there is much that can be done NOW to help many of these children.

United States "DAN!" Physician Referral List

Outside the U.S. "DAN!" Physician Referral List

You can also search for doctors registered with the following:
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

American Academy of Environmental Medicine

Practitioners who are more likely to be informed about dietary and nutritional interventions:
The Alternative Medicine Network.


UK Support Group
United Kingdom/Europe
Support Group for any parents implementing the GFCFdiet in the UK or Europe. This list is unmoderated and unrestricted. It is principally to provide a discussion forum for parents of children on the autistic spectrum who are avoiding gluten and casein in their diet. It is hoped that it will also provide information and support to anyone who is following a GFCF diet either personally or with their children. All related topics are welcome. 


ExploreENumbers - United Kingdom product labeling
This UK website was founded to offer a unique reference point on "E" number basics, dangers and advice.
Information covered includes all that you need to know about E Numbers and their safety. From what E Numbers to avoid to those that are safer, this site tells all.

Publication of this website was due to the concern that there was no single UK resource for interesting features and practical advice on this subject.
The features and articles are written by professional journalists and experts - who have a particular interest, or a background in this area. http://www.exploreenumbers.co.uk/


Magazine
Living Without  Magazine
www.livingwithout.com 
Magazine's primary aim is to support and educate readers with allergies and food and/or chemical sensitivities. This is the magazine you turn to after your diagnosis - after the doctor sends you home with a couple of pamphlets and a pat on the back.

It's no mystery that people with special diet and lifestyle restrictions, particularly those who suffer from severe allergies and intolerances, often feel unsupported and misrepresented. Many are embarrassed to ask for special consideration. We understand about all that. We know that asking the waiter about ingredients on the menu is not whining - it's survival. 

Living Without wants you to know that a life with allergies, intolerances and sensitivities can be a vibrant, healthy and happy life. We want you to use this magazine to open the door to living abundantly with your special needs.

This magazine isn't about minimizing the challenges of living with allergies and intolerances... it's about presenting the important truth of how good life can be, living
without. - Publisher: Peggy A. Wagener 

 

Newspaper Daily On-Line 
The Schafer Autism Report Award Winning 
The Most Comprehensive and Most  Read Autism Publication is a non-profit and non-commercial news service.  The mission is to promote autism awareness and education towards finding the best treatments, preventions and cures for the range of disorders labeled as the autism spectrum.  
http://www.sarnet.org/  

We monitor all the major news sources, websites and the latest research for important and practical news and developments with a balanced, no-spin presentation - sent out to your email account with only one digest posting per day. No overstuffing your email box!     Here you will find the Latest on Anything Autism:

Special Education Scientific Abstracts Speech and Language East Coast Conferences West Coast Conferences World Conferences DAN! Conferences Digestive Enzymes Vaccine Controversies Humor Treatment Funding Mercury Sensory Integration CAN Genetic Research Clinical Research Behavioral Research Stem Cell News Medical Imaging Adult Autism Care & Advocacy Asperger's Aspirations National Autism Association Standard Treatments Seizures Experimental Treatments   Neurological Developments Humor Food Supplements   Parent Discussion Lists New Websites Federal Legislation State Legislation NAAR Environmental Toxins Media Coverage MIND Institute GFCF Food Behavioral Treatment Autism Research Institute ASA ADHD NIH CDC FDA Chelation Therapy Autism News Archive Database Humor Legal and Political Advocacy . . .All that's important to autism. . .sent to you in a daily emailed newsletter digest.

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