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By Autism Evolution
About Autism Wellbeing Accelerator

This six-month group coaching program will help your child with autism on their journey back to wellbeing using weekly videos and weekly Q&A sessions.

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Week 1: Getting Started

4 Assessments, 7 Lessons

Here we discuss an overview of the 6-month program and the structure of the program including our weekly video lessons and our group Q&A sessions.

Please click below to download chapter 1 of the Autism Wellbeing Accelerator Guidebook, which complements this month's module on Nutrition & Hydration.

An overview of this month's module. In this month's module, we will look at an overview of biomedical interventions using dietary approaches. We will review the different diets that have been found helpful for autism symptoms and start to implement dietary changes. We will also look at hydration practices for optimal cellular and brain functionality and address issues with water quality.

Establish a baseline for your loved one and learn different assessment tools to track progress.

In this lesson, instructions for filling out your food and behavioral journal are discussed.

Here we discuss factors that can affect the wellbeing journey.

This lesson covers individualizing the wellbeing protocol based on potential factors that may have contributed to or worsened symptoms.

Week 2: Nutrition Part 1: Healing Foods & Addressing Picky Eating

4 Lessons

In this lesson, healing foods that can be helpful for individuals on the spectrum are discussed. In particular, we discuss the benefits of camel's milk and the research behind it.

Here we discuss healing foods that can be helpful for restoring gut health and for brain health. In particular, how to incorporate fermented foods and brain-healing foods into a loved one's diet are discussed.

In this lesson, we discuss causes of picky eating and how to address it.

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In this lesson, we discuss some easy recipes to start incorporating into your loved one's diet.

Week 3: Nutrition Part 2: The Autism Wellbeing Diet

3 Lessons

In this lesson, the basic framework for understanding macronutrients as part of a new diet is discussed.

Research behind dietary interventions for autism is discussed as a means to determine which diet might be best.

In this lesson, dietary inventions are discussed and the guidelines for the Autism Wellbeing Diet are explained.

Week 4: Looking at Food as a Pathway to Gut Restoration & Reducing Inflammation

1 Assessment, 4 Lessons

Instructions for filling out the food and behavior journal for 1 week once have switched to the Autism Wellbeing Diet.

Here we look at common food allergies for children on the spectrum including nightshades, phenols, and mycotoxins and how to address them.

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Learn about diet essentials from how to read a food label to family bonding on the Autism Wellbeing Diet.

Learn about optimal hydration practices for brain health and addressing water quality for drinking water, bathing water, and swimming water.

Week 1: Diagnostic Testing

1 Assessment, 7 Lessons

An overview video for this month's module. In this module, we will discuss supplementation as an avenue for restoring gut health and addressing nutritional deficiencies.

Here we provide a summary of the key points and takeaways of the nutrition and hydration module and discuss a few clarifications and some additional information for last month's module.

Click below to download Chapter 2 of the Autism Wellbeing Accelerator Guidebook, which complements this month's module on Supplementation.

In this video, basic diagnostic testing and labwork that can be helpful for identifying common medical issues for individuals on the spectrum is discussed.

In this video, specialty testing and additional testing that may need to be ordered beyond the basic labwork is discussed.

Here, some of the common deficiencies for children on the spectrum are discussed to look for in diagnostic testing.

Here we review the differences between different kinds of primary care providers and how to select the best naturopath or functional medicine doctor for your child.

Week 2: How To Select Supplements

5 Lessons

In this lesson, we discuss what kinds of primary care providers can be helpful as well as provide resources for how to find a specialized primary care provider in your area.

An understanding of autism is presented from a biomedical perspective to provide a backdrop against which to understand nutritional supplementation for autism.

Supplements can be of varying quality and strengths depending on supplement brands. In this lesson, we discuss how to select supplements and which criteria to use.

In this lesson, tips and strategies for giving supplements to children and sensitive individuals are discussed.

In this video, we discuss how to read a supplement label and the different kinds of supplements.

Week 3: An Initial Protocol for Autism And ADHD

3 Lessons

Understanding the underlying medical reasons for different symptoms of autism including speech issues, sleep issues, developmental delays, and behavioral issues.

An initial supplement protocol for autism that can be utilized based on your child's unique labwork in conjunction with your personal care provider's guidance.

An initial supplement protocol for ADHD that can be utilized based on your child's unique labwork in conjunction with your personal care provider's guidance.

Week 4: Other Issues That May Need to Be Addressed

2 Lessons

In this lesson, other issues that may need to be addressed in individuals with autism and how to address them are discussed, including vitamin D deficiency, restoring gut health, anemia, inflammation, heavy metal detoxification, and sulfation issues.

The interesting research behind a comprehensive diet and supplement protocol is discussed and reviewed.

Week 1: Why Detoxification Matters for Autism

1 Assessment, 4 Lessons

An overview video for this month's module. In this module, we will look at how to minimize exposure to toxins from the environment by detoxing the home from top to bottom. Strategies for minimizing toxin exposure internally and externally will be discussed.

In this lesson, research on toxins and environmental factors for autism is reviewed as well as a basic understanding for detoxification and how oxidative stress affects autism.

In this lesson, how to address impaired sulfation and methylation pathways in autism is explained.

Here, how toxins affect the body and common symptoms that may indicate a need for detoxification are explained, as well as how to assess your home and school for exposure to toxins.

Week 2: Creating a Safe Environment for Your Child: Detoxing the Home From Top To Bottom Part 1

3 Lessons

In today's video lesson, common toxins to avoid in foods are covered.

In today's lesson, how to detox the home including personal care products, cleaning products and water quality is covered. Common toxins in these items are covered as well and why they should be avoided.

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In today's lesson, gentle detoxification methods for the body are covered.

Week 3: Creating A Safe Environment for Your Child: Detoxing The Home From Top To Bottom Part 2

2 Lessons

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In this lesson, the dangers of EMF radiation for autism and general health and wellbeing are discussed, as well as how to EMF proof the home and school to make it a safer environment for your child.

In this lesson, the theme of detoxing the home is continued from clothing, pesticide usage, lice treatments, candles and perfumes, to sunscreens.

Week 4: Detoxing The Home: Other Issues To Address and Common Pitfalls That Can Reverse Progress

2 Lessons

Other issues and factors in the environment to address when detoxing the home are covered in this lesson from mold, to asbestos, lead pipes, common building components in a home, bedding, and cookware.

In this lesson, how to avoid common pitfalls that can reverse progress and common regression factors are discussed.

Week 1: Looking at Your Child's Relationship to Sleep & Causes of Sleep Issues in Autism

1 Assessment, 3 Lessons

An overview video for this month's module. In this month's module, we will look at addressing sleep issues in your child including insomnia, chronic fatigue, and enuresis. We will also discuss how to optimize the circadian rhythm and help your child to improve their sleep habits.

In this lesson, the relationship to sleep is explored through anecdotes. Your child's relationship to sleep over time is also explored.

Common causes of sleep issues in autism are explained in this lesson

Week 2: Optimal Sleep Hygiene & The Importance of Deep Sleep

2 Lessons

In this lesson, the importance of deep, restful sleep is explained as is how much sleep is needed at each age from 4 months to 18+.

Optimal sleep hygiene tips and strategies are discussed in this lesson to maximize deep, restful sleep.

Week 3: Optimizing The Circadian Rhythm

2 Lessons

How to optimize the circadian rhythm by using a healthy morning and evening routine.

Factors that can affect the quality of sleep and how to mitigate them are discussed in this lesson.

Week 4: Nutrition Strategies for Sleep

2 Lessons

Self-care tips and strategies are discussed that can help with stress management and anxiety for better rest and rejuvenation.

Nutrition strategies for sleep as well as the different medical causes of sleep issues in autism are discussed in greater detail.

Week 1: How Trauma Can Affect Autism

1 Assessment, 4 Lessons

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An overview of this month's module. In this month's module we will look at movement-based modalities and forms of exercise that can be helpful for improved cognition, right and left brain hemisphere integration, and mood regulation. Other activities such as grounding will also be covered for their positive benefits for overall health and mood.

In this lesson, the different types of trauma that may affect autism are explored ranging from birth trauma, stressful life events, and head trauma.

In this lesson, the different modalities that can be used for addressing birth trauma are discussed.

In this lesson, the different modalities that can be used for addressing the lasting effects of head trauma and head injuries such as concussions, Post-Concussion Syndrome, and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are discussed.

Week 2: Addressing Trauma

3 Lessons

Stress management strategies to help cope with everyday stress are covered in this lesson, focusing on breathing exercises.

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In this lesson, a number of different stress management tools and different modalities for addressing trauma are discussed.

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In this lesson, different modalities and technologies for addressing PTSD are discussed.

Week 3: Movement-Based Modalities

2 Lessons

In this lesson, we discuss the benefits of different types of exercise modalities and which ones are the most beneficial for autism.

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In this lesson, BrainGym exercises are demonstrated that help to integrate the right and left hemispheres of the brain.

Week 4: Stress Management Tips & Strategies

4 Lessons

In this lesson, a few of the exercises from BrainGym are demonstrated again.

In today's lesson, natural vision improvement activities are demonstrated to help with improving brain function and eyesight.

In this lesson, a new exercise for practicing presence through breathing exercises is demonstrated as is a new exercise to help with emotional regulation and embracing your emotions.

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In today's lesson, different activities for helping with stress management are covered centered around going back to nature.

Week 1: Balancing the Brain Through The Eyes

1 Assessment, 3 Lessons

An overview of this month's module. In this month's module, we will cover how to bring the body and brain back into an optimal homeostatic state using cutting-edge biohacking technologies and modalities to bring the brain back into balance. Different modalities and technologies that can help with having an optimal brainwave state, activating the parasympathetic nervous system, and help with greater harmony between the two hemispheres of the brain will be explored.

In today's lesson, the natural vision activity of a palming visualization to help balance the brain through the eyes is presented.

In today's lesson, natural vision improvement activities to help balance the brain through the eyes are presented.

Week 2: Balancing The Brain Through CranioSacral Therapy

4 Lessons

Craniosacral therapy is introduced and explained as a modality that can help with autism and brain balancing.

In this lesson, the research and case studies on using craniosacral therapy for autism are explained in detail.

Here, a detailed explanation is provided for how to find a craniosacral therapist and what criteria to look for in selecting one.

An exercise using visualization to help you feel and re-balance the craniosacral rhythm is provided for you and your loved one.

Week 3: Balancing The Brain - Biohacking Autism and Other Modalities

4 Lessons

In this lesson, how to balance the brain through neurofeedback and other neurotechnologies is explored.

In this lesson, how to address postural issues through various modalities and exercises is explained

In this lesson, other modalities and technologies that may help are presented.

Here, an understanding for how to integrate the comprehensive 6-step process is provided.

Week 4: Self-Care For Caregivers

4 Lessons

Self-care strategies and tips for caregivers are presented.

Additonal self-care strategies and tips for caregivers are presented.

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Various breathing exercises and their benefits are presented in this lesson.

Other modalities for self-care are discussed.

Instructions: Submit Your Q&A Questions Here

1 Assessment, 1 Lesson

Group Q&As

1 Assessment, 29 Lessons

Live lecture on Research on Dietary Interventions for Autism and Q&A.

Live group Q&A recorded with a live lecture on addressing picky eating and healing foods and Q&As.

Live group Q&A recorded with a lecture on implementing the autism wellbeing diet as well as Q&As. In this lecture, the topics of how to implement the Autism Wellbeing Diet, understanding macronutrients, and the reasoning behind the diet are covered. A sample meal plan is provided to get you started on the diet.

Live group Q&A recorded with a lecture on looking at food as a pathway for gut restoration and reducing inflammation as well as Q&As.

Live lecture on self-care tips and strategies for caregivers and Q&A.

Lecture on diagnostic testing 101 and common deficiencies in autism to look for and Q&As.

Lecture on understanding autism from a biomedical perspective and Q&A.

Lecture on an initial protocol for autism and ADHD and Q&A.

Lecture on self-care tips and strategies for caregivers and Q&A.

Lecture and group Q&A on other issues that may need to be addressed through nutrition

Lecture and group Q&A on why detoxification matters for autism

Lecture and group Q&A on self-care tips and strategies for caregivers

Lecture and group Q&A on self-care tips and strategies for caregivers

Lecture on understanding autism from a biomedical perspective and Q&A.

Lecture on natural vision improvement activities for balancing the brain and Q&A.

Lecture on the Research Behind the Dietary Interventions for Autism and Q&A.

Lecture on The Research Behind The Dietary Interventions for Autism and Q&A.

Live group Q&A recorded with a live lecture on addressing picky eating and healing foods and Q&As 4/03/24.

Live group Q&A recorded with a lecture on implementing the autism wellbeing diet as well as Q&As. In this lecture, the topics of how to implement the Autism Wellbeing Diet, understanding macronutrients, and the reasoning behind the diet are covered. A sample meal plan is provided to get you started on the diet.

Lecture and group Q&A on self-care tips and strategies for caregivers

Lecture on labwork diagnostic testing 101 and common deficiencies in autism to look for and Q&As 4/24/24.

Live group Q&A recorded with a lecture on looking at food as a pathway for gut restoration and reducing inflammation recorded on 5/01/24 as well as Q&As.

Live lecture on understanding autism from a biomedical perspective and Q&A. Recorded 5/08/24.

Live lecture on an initial supplement protocol for autism and ADHD and Q&A. Recorded on 5/15/24.

Live lecture and group Q&A on self-care tips and strategies for caregivers 5/22/24.

Live lecture and group Q&A on other issues that may need to be addressed through nutrition and supplementation. Recorded 5/29/24

Live lecture and group Q&A on why detoxification matters for autism. Recorded 6/05/24.

Live group Q&A call and lecture on creating a safe environment for your child: Detoxing the Home From Top to Bottom Part 1. Recorded 6/12/24.

Live group coaching and Q&A call. Recorded 6/19/24.

About the Teacher

Autism Evolution

Julie Lapidus, MSc, MSc, LMT

Julie Lapidus has been researching the top innovations and methods in the field of brain health and autism for the last 16 years. She is the founder and CEO of Autism Evolution, which helps those on and off the spectrum find wellbeing from within. 


She has been trained by some of the top health practitioners in the world. She is also an expert in the usage of innovative health technologies and biohacking. She has consulted with clients in both outpatient and residential settings. 


She holds a Master’s of Science in Sustainable Development from HEC Paris and a Master's of Science in Sustainable Management from Fundacao Getulio Vargas. She also served as a director of an integrative behavioral health facility for 3 years.  


She is currently in the process of publishing her first book on the causes of autism and how to address it. Having survived 5 NDE’s, she has gained a lot of knowledge on what it takes to heal and learned new methods of healing with each step of her own journey back to wellbeing. 


In addition to being a holistic wellbeing coach and biohacking expert, she is a certified natural vision improvement coach, a licensed massage therapist (specializing in CranioSacral therapy), and an intuitive emotional healing coach. She looks forward to seeing how she can best be of service on your family’s wellbeing journey.

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