Archive for the ‘Sleep’ Category

Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs Conference – Spring 2018

Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs Conference – Spring 2018

The Fall 2017 conference was ‘hurricaned’ out, so it’s been a year since I reported on the semi-annual 3-day scientific meeting of the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs. This post will focus on the two most controversial topics – one,...
Vintage 20th Century Autism Thinking

Vintage 20th Century Autism Thinking

Think about what is was like for ‘pioneer’ doctors at the beginning of the last century. I am certain that they were derided by the medical establishment, whose beliefs included ‘bleeding’ or electroshock therapy as treatment for every...
Is It Time To Take Your Child to a Functional Medicine Pediatrician?

Is It Time To Take Your Child to a Functional Medicine Pediatrician?

I’m not a big fan of posting patient testimonials. Miracle treatments are frequently reported as gospel. Plus, it’s pretty unlikely that any practitioner would advertise negative information about their own organization. On the other hand, many Googlers,...
Ten Top Toys Not to Get Children Affected with Autism for the Holidays

Ten Top Toys Not to Get Children Affected with Autism for the Holidays

Maybe this list applies to all modern kids. Especially as regards offspring who are ‘on the spectrum’, our experience and perspective from The Child Development Center can assist gift givers with decisions about whether holiday offerings are consistent...
The Perils of Home Treatment for Autism

The Perils of Home Treatment for Autism

Were it not for a lack of knowledge or, frankly, interest on the part of most of the medical community, parents of children with autism would be happy to relinquish their quest for appropriate treatment. Too often, I listen to stories about pediatricians who have...
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...