Sophies Docs

I wanted to let parents know of some amazing health care providers that we have met along the way.  I am not being paid to advertise for these professionals ... this is just one grateful parent's perspective on how they have positively impacted our lives.  They were referred to us and we are just passing along this valuable information.  We are so thankful we found them.

Dr Dunton is Sophia’s chiropractor. We discovered him while talking to a few moms who host the local radio show Special Storm Radio. At first I wasn’t really sure how chiropractic care could help my daughter but I figured I'd give it a try. Well Dr Dunton started seeing Sophia three times a week. Within the first few weeks we started to notice her sleep was improving along with some increased speech. Her anxiety level had also lowered. We could clearly see how her weekly visits were helping out with both mind and body. Although new places and new touch can alarm some kids with autism, this did not happen with her. She looks forward to her weekly visits with "Dr D."!

His spouse JodiAnn Dunton is also just as amazing. She specializes in Reiki and massage. I look forward to my visits with her as often as possible, because after all parents need to be taken care of too! So if you want that “gentle touch” for either yourself or your child, these are the providers for you. For more information on these providers please check our resources tab.

Dr. Wolff is a neurologist at Boston Children’s Hospital. After our initial consult we knew we were hooked. I can't stress enough the importance of finding a Dr. that will LISTEN, and he did just that. He listened to all our concerns without interrupting or making us feel rushed. He validated our concerns without thinking we were crazy. He saw my child not as a number but as the amazing little girl she is. If you are looking for a great neurologist and staff look no more. Please see his info also under our resources tab.

Dr Yuan is a gastroenterologist at Mass General Hospital. If I could use one word to describe him it would be A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! We only discovered him when Melissa from Special Storm heard me talking about all the issues Sophia was having with her belly. She promised that she had the right Dr. for us, and boy was she right! I was blown away after the first visit. Our appointment was well over an hour. In this time he listened carefully about all the issues that Sophia has been facing throughout the years. We talked extensively about research, vitamin supplements, allergies, constipation, PICA and the GFCF diet. He took a lot of time to really look at her, “see her” and make that connection. By the end of the visit she was listening to his heart beat and giving him well deserved hugs. I’ve come to realize doctors like Dr. Yuan are worth more than their weight in gold. We finally got our PICA diagnosis that we had been searching for, a process that took well over 4 years! He ran a huge panel of blood tests to check for food and other allergies, something that a local Dr. wouldn’t even consider because she wasn’t showing outward signs of allergy such as hives or swelling. So we left his office that day with the satisfaction that we were finally getting some much needed answers. Sophia will continue to see Dr .Yuan regularly and we look forward to it. Dr. Yuan’s information can also be found on our resources page.