Posts Tagged ‘oppositional behavior’

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...
Fundraising for Autism Research

Fundraising for Autism Research

(Too) many years ago, our Regional Intensive Care Unit had the honor of hosting Audrey Hepburn. At that time, we were knee-deep in cocaine exposed babies, and the entourage stopped at the incubator of a 1 pound infant who was barely visible among the wires and tubes....
The Real Cause of Autism

The Real Cause of Autism

Recently, these 3 headlines appeared on my iRadar Screens: ♦ Genetics a Cause of Autism in Most Cases: Study ♣ Korean-American Professor Couple Identify Major Cause of Autism ♠ Could multivitamin use in pregnancy protect children from autism? Yet, the research was...
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...
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...