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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
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
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