Chapel Hill NC: For the first time, autism researchers used MRIs of six-month olds to show how brain regions are connected and synchronized, and then predict which babies are at high risk of developing autism […]
This article was updated to provide a new summary and resources. Many youngsters on the autistic spectrum display signs of hypersensitivity to touch. Diane Corson, OT, PT, incorporates therapeutic body brushing into her work as […]
A supplement taken during pregnancy, could protect the baby from developing a certain type of autism. These are excerpts from an article by AT&M Health Science Center on their recent research: Folic acid has long been […]
FELIX J ROGERS, DO Autism is such a common and vexing condition that it is natural to seek straightforward answers and definite treatments for it. Unfortunately, there has been little progress up to this point. […]
NANCY WISEMAN Editor: This is excerpted with permission from Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Essential Guidebook for the Newly Diagnosed Child, an excellent resource for parents. The reader-friendly yet detailed text covers what to do after a […]
10 Transition Strategies for Kids: Preventing Tantrums Change from one activity to another, or one location to another, can be a real challenge for some kids. While many simply find transitions uncomfortable and need additional […]
VIJENDRA SINGH, PH.D. Autoimmunity is a major cause underlying many chronic diseases. There are 85 or so human conditions that are generally considered autoimmune diseases. It is estimated that 55 million Americans suffer from autoimmune diseases, in which the body’s immune system becomes activated abnormally.
We have nearly one million doctors in the United States, but few with the vision, heart, and determination that Jeffrey Bradstreet (1954 – 2015) demonstrated. When the Bradstreet’s 18-month-old son, Matthew, showed signs of autism, […]