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Is "New" Autism Theory Much Ado About Nothing? by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 16 Nov 2008 7:13am I have read the New York Times article In a Novel Theory of Mental Disorders, Parents’ Genes Are in Competition about the new theory articulated by Dr Crespi and Dr Badcock but I have to confess that I do not see what all the fuss is about. From what this humble layman can understood the "theory" is really little more than speculation, a simple r ... Read on »
Study Recurrence Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Baby Siblings Research Consortium Study by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 15 Aug 2011 8:48pm It is known that the chances of having an autistic child are higher for families who already have an autistic child. This is the “recurrence risk”. In the past, the recurrence risk has been estimated at between 3 and 10%. A study just out ( and discussed somewhat yesterday ) puts the risk at something closer to 20% (18.7%). This is a fairl ... Read on »
Jabberwocky of the Day : Faking Autism by MJ Posted Mon 27 Sep 2010 9:12pm I know that not everyone understands autism.  I understand that some people need are going to need extra guidance to understand exactly what it means to have autism. And my family has, like every other autism family out there, encountered some degree of hostility from the public at large when we take our children out in public. I fully expect t ... Read on »
Autism Awareness Month - Day 5 by Julee Huy Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:15pm Information: Studies show that early diagnosis and intervention improves the chance for a positive outcome in autism. Quote: A treatment method or an educational method that will work for one child may not work for another child. The one common denominator for all of the young children is that early intervention does work, and it seems ... Read on »
Montagnier and the Autism Treatment Trust by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Nov 2010 11:58am This summer the Nobel Prizewinner, Luc Montagnier, seemed to lend credibility to homeopathy . French virologist Luc Montagnier stunned his colleagues at a prestigious international conference when he presented a new method for detecting viral infections that bore close parallels to the basic tenets of homeopathy. Although f ... Read on »
Adult Outcomes in Autism: A Prospective Longitudinal Examination of the Effects of Early Intensive Intervention: A 20 Year Follo by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 May 2012 8:37pm It’s been over 25 years since Ivar Lovaas published a study on Applied Behavioral Analysis which would made ABA therapy (for good or bad, you can find vocal proponents of both opinions) the “gold standard” for young autistic children. Now, some of the children who participated in the early studies and ABA programs are adults. Bryna Sieg ... Read on »
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Ineffective Treatment for Children with Autism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:01pm Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) has grown in popularity over the last few years. This growth has occurred without any evidence that HBOT is at all beneficial. A recent study, published in the journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders entitled Randomized trial of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for children with autism, explores this questi ... Read on »
Researchers track down autism rates across the globe by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 08 Apr 2011 2:00am The Simons Foundation blog, SFARI , has always had a good quality of articles. Lately it appears to me that the frequency of articles has increased. One recent article hits a subject that has been a focus of mine for some time: prevalence estimates and how they vary by culture and geography. In Researchers track down autism rates across ... Read on »
NIH to study recovered autistics by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 4:32pm A clinical trial has been started to study and compare autistics (children to young adults) who have “remitted” autism. These are people who would be called “recovered” by the autism parent community. The trial can be found on clinicaltrials.gov The purpose of the trial is given as: Autism is defined ... Read on »
Autism Disorders and Intellectual Disability: Claim that 75-80% of Persons with Autistic Disorder are Intellectually Disabled i by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 03 May 2010 2:41am As I mentioned in my previous post Alan Griswold of Autistic Aphorisms is one of those comfortable with speculation that Jesus Christ may have been autistic but is not comfortable with the fact that many persons with Autistic Disorder are Intellectually Disabled.  Mr. Griswold and Astrid at at  Astrid's Journal disagree with my numerical referenc ... Read on »