Archive for the ‘Diagnosis’ Category

Finally, An Anti-Anti Reflux Study

Finally, An Anti-Anti Reflux Study

Perhaps my theory is full of water, but this seasoned pediatrician’s belief is that the price that modern society has paid for the successful ‘back to sleep‘ campaign has been an increased incidence of gastro-esophageal reflux (GERD). The practice...
Your child’s autism – Was it just a coincidence?

Your child’s autism – Was it just a coincidence?

Jodi’s Story Born 3 weeks prematurely, and weighing only 5+ pounds, this beautiful child was at high risk for a multitude of problems. That might include apnea (periodic breathing), GERD (reflux), other feeding difficulties, a weak immune system, and...
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...
Recognizing The Signs of Autism Recovery

Recognizing The Signs of Autism Recovery

As the autism epidemic has grown, so too, has the knowledge of professionals who shepherd treatment, and our recognition of success. It is helpful to offer predictive signs that reflect steady improvement. Due to the variations in autism presentation, there is no...
Return of the Yeast Issue

Return of the Yeast Issue

It has become a ‘given’ lately, in the ASD-alternative-medicine world, that successful treatment protocols often involve antifungal medications. So, when the Child Development Center offers our advice, too often we assume that parents have a thorough...
The Chronicity of Autism

The Chronicity of Autism

Be prepared. Knowledge that recovery from an autism diagnosis is possible should be accompanied by an awareness of the time and resources that must be invested. The journey is characterized by periods of advancement, stagnation, and sometimes, regression. Success is...