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What Causes Autism – 2014

What Causes Autism – 2014

A question and an answer. This is number two on the list of most-asked questions of this pediatrician. Number one = “Is there really more autism?” Number 3 = “It isn’t connected to the vaccinations, right?” Here is this year’s...
Holiday Cheers

Holiday Cheers

As the year is winding down, and many are celebrating this holiday season, I just wanted to offer my words of thanks to all of the families who have trusted us with your beautiful children. For those who have experienced the loss of a loved one, this is a...
When Professionals Disagree about Autism

When Professionals Disagree about Autism

Parents strive to do their best for all their children, and this is especially challenging for those with special needs. So, families seek assistance from assorted channels; including books, other parents, therapists, teachers, professional practitioners, and of...
How Many Doctors Does It Take to Screw in a Light Bulb?

How Many Doctors Does It Take to Screw in a Light Bulb?

As seasonal changes come into full swing, too many moms are visiting too many physicians, and getting too few answers. Children with immunologic difficulties who suffer conditions such as asthma, severe food sensitivities, eczema,or frequent infections are more likely...
Ten Ways Pediatric Neurologists Can Help Autistic Patients

Ten Ways Pediatric Neurologists Can Help Autistic Patients

With all due respect to the intelligence of physicians who take specialized training in child neurology, it appears that there is often some disconnect between their knowledge about autism and the approach to the families and patients affected by this modern epidemic....