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Nutritional Therapy May Be Key To Stopping Autism

Nutritional Therapy May Be Key To Stopping Autism

While there are various treatment options available for children suffering from autism, Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, director of The Annapolis Center for Effective CFS/Fibromyalgia Therapies in Annapolis, Maryland, recently conducted a study that revealed food and nutrient sensitivities play a significant role in the lives of autistic children. Teitelbaum claims... Read More

May 29, 2012

Diet & Supplements

In Autism, Head Growth Patterns Vary By Gender

In Autism, Head Growth Patterns Vary By Gender

Girls diagnosed with autism have slower brain growth in the first year of their life than controls, whereas boys’ brains grow at the same rate as those of controls, according to a population-based study in Norway. The results were presented Saturday at the International Meeting for Autism Research in... Read More

May 29, 2012

Autism Research

New Report Finds DSM-5 Criteria Unlikely To Exclude Many

New Report Finds DSM-5 Criteria Unlikely To Exclude Many

Susan Swedo, Chair of the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Work Group — which was charged with rewriting the DSM’s autism diagnostic criteria — assures parents and professionals alike that the recent concerns surrounding the DSM-5 are unfounded. To review some of these concerns, visit Brenda's Blog, Proposed Changes to... Read More

May 24, 2012

Autism Diagnosis

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