For parents of children with autism, there have been many unresolved questions on how to best provide treatments for their child. Prior to pinpointing the effects of autism and being able to put a name to it, many children with autism were placed in institutions due to lack of information, research, and treatment.
Scientists are now stating that a specific extract from broccoli sprouts may be used to curb symptoms associated with autism, creating a first step in providing effective treatments.
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Researchers recently discovered that giving autistic kids occupational therapy using the principles of Sensory Integration (OT-SI) produced better results than giving them standard care.
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A new study has shown that children with autism suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) upsets such as constipation, diarrhea and sensitivity to foods six-to-eight times more often than other children. The study conducted at the UC Davis MIND Institute has found that these stomach problems in autistic children are related to behavioral problems such as social […]
Many children with autism are prescribed daily medication to [ideally] alleviate some of his or her symptoms, usually for a co-existing disorder. A recent study found that of the observed 34,000 children, nearly two-thirds were taking at least one medication. Furthermore, of that group, more than one-third were taking two medications, and even one in […]
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Picture this: your autistic child, whom you never thought would be able to communicate, is now typing out sentences—letter by letter—on the computer. That’s what Daniel Orlievsky’s project set out to do: to help non-verbal adolescents with autism and other developmental disorders learn to communicate. Daniel Orlievsky is a Child and Adolescent Psychologist, and the […]
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One of the main areas of struggle for both children and adults diagnosed with autism is communication, which has led to the development of many communication devices and applications for the IPad and other tablets. For example, Proloque2Go, a top communication application, features over 14,000 symbols, an extensive vocabulary catalog, and an assortment of real […]