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Dr. Mottron, how can Dr. Souleries new study help educators capitalize on autistic's abilities? by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 6:46pm In yet another study that has come from a disciple of Dr. Laurent Mottron, Isabelle Soulières, we see that Dr. Mottron is once again giving his $.02 to the media. Mottron makes the very optimistic statement: "This study builds on our previous findings and should help educators capitalize on the intellectual abilities of autistics," says senior ... Read on »
Hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of childhood autism: a randomised controlled trial by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 24 Oct 2012 2:16pm Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy (HBOT) has risen in recent years as an “alternative” therapy for many conditions, autism included. The logic behind HBOT is rather fuzzy . For example, there was some discussion of using HBOT to reduce oxidative stress a few years back. How increasing oxygen in the body would decrease oxidative stress was not clear. ... Read on »
The Gluten Free and Casein Free (GFCF) Diet: A Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Challenge Study by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 19 May 2010 2:27pm This study has been a long time coming. I’ve been hearing about it for years: a study on the GFCF diet for autistics. The study, led by Dr. Susan Hyman of the University of Rochester , has been on clinicaltrials.gov since August 2004. The concept was fairly simple: get children on a GFCF diet. Monitor their di ... Read on »
"No Evidence of Any Link" by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:30am [UPDATE: This link is becoming quite popular, so I will just start archiving studies that support the vaccine/autism link here. I will be adding the links to the studies to the top section, and I have added about 25 abstracts following Kirby's list.] [FINAL UPDATE: So I have been adding to the list slowly and have 33 studies, and i will k ... Read on »
The shame of the autism community by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 4:20am Sully wrote a post yesterday about how the so-called autism community that Safe Minds alleges it is part of is running blatantly antivax adverts in cinemas whilst ignoring autism related stories. As counterpoint to that, I came across two stories in the online version of the Daily Mail yesterday with two supremely differing outcomes. ... Read on »
Autism treatment: Science hijacked to support alternative therapies by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 23 Nov 2009 10:01pm Such is the title of the latest article in the Chicago Tribune by Trine Tsouderos and Patricia Callahan. The article is subtitled: ‘Researchers’ fears about misuse of their work come true’. Go now and read i t. I’ll pull some examples here, but read the article. Send it to your friends. When a writer tells you to stop reading his own ... Read on »
Best of AofA: In Plain Sight: Freud, Face Blindness and Autism by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Jun 2011 12:00am This post ran in January. We'll be bringing back "best of posts" throughout the summer. By Dan Olmsted Consider this description: “She complained that she could not recognize people; that she used to be able to recognize faces without having to think about it and work at it. Now she was obliged to do laborious ‘recognizing ... Read on »
The Age of Autism: None So Blind by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:30am The Age of Autism: None so blind By DAN OLMSTED UPI Senior Editor WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- How long have we known -- or should have known -- that medical treatment might help thousands of autistic kids? A half century, it now appears. I recently came across a 1955 study titled "The Autistic Child in Adolescence," by Dr. Leon ... Read on »
Part 2: Frau Koma's Second Coming: Mass Murder, Autism and the Cult of Weaponized Genetics by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Jan 2013 12:00am Part 2, Profectus ( Part 1 is here.) "No wonder kids grow up crazy. A cat's cradle is nothing but a bunch of X's between somebody's hands, and little kids look and look and look at all those X's..." "And?" "No damn cat, and no damn cradle." ~Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Cradle By Adriana Gamondes In the introduction to Nuclea ... Read on »
Blind Leading the Blind in Personal Training Business by John Izzo Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Nov 2009 10:02pm There is so much talk of entrepreneurs in personal training lately, that you can't help but want to find out more. The sheer idea of running your own business doing what you love is extremely attractive and has the potential to be very lucrative. Or is it? It depends. From time to time, I venture onto craigslist.org to find some cli ... Read on »