Archive for the ‘Conferences’ Category

Early Experience with Helminth Therapy in Autism Treatment

Early Experience with Helminth Therapy in Autism Treatment

Gastrointestinal issues are one of the most common co-morbidities in patients who experience signs and symptoms of ASD. Treatments have included prebiotics, probiotics, antioxidants, cathartics, detoxifying agents, antibiotics, antifungals, human fecal materials, and...
Fathers and Autism

Fathers and Autism

The diagnosis of autism seems more difficult for the Dads. We are simply not wired to easily accept deviations from expected norms. For the entire gestation, through the first 15+ months, it’s mostly Mother who is feeding, going to medical visits, and...
Parents Helping Other Parents Battling Autism and ADHD

Parents Helping Other Parents Battling Autism and ADHD

The First Warrior Parent More than 5 decades ago, Dr. Bernard Rimland observed his son’s unusual development, and was determined to understand the cause and treatment of a rare condition called autism. So began a more modern view of the...
FDA Warning About Autism Treatment

FDA Warning About Autism Treatment

The FDA took the time, this week (4/2017), to sound an alarm about their notion of potentially dangerous off-label ASD treatments, by issuing, “Autism: Beware of Potentially Dangerous Therapies and Products“. The consumer update begins, “One thing...
Stem Cell Therapy for Autism… cont’d

Stem Cell Therapy for Autism… cont’d

As doctors try to understand and consider various emerging therapies for patients experiencing signs and symptoms of autism, the question of Stem Cell therapy has come to the fore. A Duke University professor barreled onto the scene, recently, with a pronouncement...
Seeking Real Autism Awareness

Seeking Real Autism Awareness

It’s the time of year for Spring walks, fundraisers, and other events to promote autism awareness. Heartwarming stories are featured in social and news media. This is my wish list for true mindfulness of this 21st century childhood disorder. A good start would...