Therapy for our son Adam

Hello,   We are thankful to everyone who is here to support our son! We would greatly appreciate your help!  We created this account on behalf of our beautiful boy, Adam. Adam is soon to be 7 years old and was diagnosed with Regressive Autism and he became Nonverbal. Please read his entire story below. There is a treatment called MeRT (Magnetic eResonance Therapy) that has helped other children with autism and even a chance that he may talk again. We are hoping to collect funds for his MeRT treatment. We pray that we will eventually hear our son talk again and see him live a more normal life and behavioral pattern. We are not giving up!  There are three YouTube videos from a case on "The Doctors" television program at the end of this message that shows results on a child with autism like our son has. We are seeking your help because the treatment alone is $10,000. The cost to stay in the area while his treatment is being done will be around an additional $5,000. This is why help from others is needed. Every dollar is helping us get closer to his treatment. We are so appreciative and grateful to all who have helped us and those who will help us. We pray Blessings in Return over you all! Our child had learned to talk and completely lost his words at age 3. He could say the alphabet, shapes, colors, numbers, many animals, sounds that animals make, different foods, water, juice, up and down. He could say all types of vehicles and many things in nature. He could count on his fingers from 1-10 and even backwards. We would play a game where he would come up to us with motions like a lion and roar like a lion to scare us. We would pretend and act scared, and it would make him laugh. He was able to say and do these things by 2 years old.  We noticed he started talking less around age 2 and a half. He had one of those; "first 100 words" books and he would basically say all of them. He would point at everything, say everything that was on each page and turn the pages. I started noticing that he would skip over words he could say and make a sound instead. I would say, "Adam you know this." I would then say the word hoping he would repeat me. I was hoping he was just doing that purposely, but inside I was worried and very concerned. I even asked for family to keep him in prayer.   Adam's Birthday is in December. In November his Grandparents came for a visit. He said the alphabet for them and counted to 30. Grandma drew pictures and he would say what she drew and he would say the name of their dog he had just met. The very next month in December, he would not speak any words and only make sounds. The only time we would ever hear him speak again was in the car in February, where he blurted out; "Now I know my ABC's next time won't you sing with me." I remember having hope again, only I didn't know that would be the very last time he would speak.   From 3 to 4 years old it was very hard. It felt like a nightmare at the time where you just want to wake up and hear him speak again. Then the opposite happened where I would dream of him talking and then I would wake up and realize that it wasn't reality. Along with losing his words, he started having a lot of tantrums and other behavioral challenges. He would get frustrated. He would lose his attention span and not realize his surroundings. It became hard to take him out in public. He became hyperactive and it was very hard for him to control his feelings. We are unable to take him to restaurants and other public places because of his inability to sit still for any length of time.  We now have not heard our son talk for almost 4 years. He will be 7 years old in couple of months. Please help us give our son a chance to speak and live a more normal life again. Please help in any way you are able. We are so very thankful for all those who are giving and praying. We want to give our son this chance. Thank you all for your time and help!  Blessings,  The Norton Family  https://youtu.be/cB31JqdN698  https://youtu.be/Dp0SfCOTKZo  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BUxrIMCxPI

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Matthew Norton 
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