Jenny McCarthy has recently made headlines for a sweet love note she penned on Instagram to her husband Donnie Wahlberg, founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block. McCarthy praised Wahlberg’s selfless devotion to his fans, writing, “I have seen you give hundreds, if not thousands, of hugs. I’ve seen you make every person you came into contact with feel like they were somebody special, because you do believe they are special.”
While the media is praising of the couple’s seemingly strong relationship,” McCarthy’s path hasn’t always been easy. The actress, model, and former co-host of the television show, The View, experienced her son, Evan’s diagnosis with autism after he experienced debilitating seizures. Hoping to help her son, McCarthy came across Generation Rescue while googling autism. The non-profit organization helps children on the Autism Spectrum to recover through biomedical treatment, which leads to improved brain health.
Biomedical treatment employs medical testing and diet to regulate and fix brain abnormalities to reduce symptoms of autism. McCarthy joined with the non-profit and is now serving as Board President to reach parents with children who have autism.
The organization’s mission states “Generation Rescue is dedicated to recovery for children with autism spectrum disorders by providing guidance and support for medical treatment to directly improve the child’s quality of life for all families in need.”
McCarthy told CNN that biomedical treatment, as used by Generation Rescue, was successful in helping Evan recover from autism. Part of Evan’s recovery involved a gluten-free diet and vitamin supplements. McCarthy began seeing more responsiveness from Evan after implementing the diet and other measures. She knew that she needed to share Evan’s story with the world and became a spokesperson for Generation Rescue. In so doing, she connected with other parents who had children with autism.Thus, McCarthy’s journey to find a path to her son’s recovery turned into a journey to educate parents about autism prevention and recovery.
Nicholas Hundley of MindWhale has studied at conferences with Generation Rescue’s partner organization, the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs, to address the underlying biomedical roots of autism. MindWhale takes a biomedical approach to help patients recover from symptoms of autism and experience an overall higher quality of life. To learn more about how MindWhale can help your loved one with autism, we invite you to watch this webinar: https://mindwhale.com/autism/autism-webinar-information-page/.