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The Horse Boy – Seeking Shamanic Healing for Autism in Mongolia


Pet Travel Tuesday

Destination: Mongolia

Film: The Horse Boy (2009).

By Pamela Douglas Webster

 

 

Ed. Note: See Pam’s Companion article on the healing powers of animals at Something Wagging This Way Comes.

How do you heal an autistic child?

How do you comfort a child whose brain causes him to have several tantrums a day? How do you communicate with someone who doesn’t speak? And how do you cope, day after day, with a five-year old who refuses to use a toilet?

Rupert Isaacson and his wife, Kristin Neff, researched every option for treating their son Rowan’s autism. Nothing helped. Continue reading The Horse Boy – Seeking Shamanic Healing for Autism in Mongolia