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Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy

Martin, Tennessee
Dr. Brown received his undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University in 1966 and stayed on as a Research Fellow in Medical Psychology receiving his Ph. D. in 1970. He spent 38 years at The University of Tennessee at Martin, 24 as Chair of the Psychology Department where he published over 30... Full Bio
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Autism and iPad apps by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Apple announces that children with #autism cannot opt out of apps with IOS^ update. This is great news for those of us who develop and use apps with these special children ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: SSRI's in Water Supply? by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum #Autism caused by SSRI's (Proxac etc) in water supply? I practice in rural area and autism rates up but well water. http://blogs.plos.org/blog/2012/06/08/fish-antidepressant ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Weak Head and Neck Control and Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Weak head and neck control in babies has always been a red flag for developmental delays. But a new study at the Kennedy Krieger Institute finds weak head and neck control c ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Autism Causes Problems for Young Adults in School and Workplace by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A recent study published in the journal “Pediatrics” finds that Young adults with autism do not do well in school or the workplace. These adults with autism were a product o ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Where does Geek end and Asperger’s Begin? by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Since I have published studies on the etiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders, have a clinical practice of mostly children with Autism, develop apps for children with Autism, ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Autism and Poverty Redux by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Children from low-income families are less likely to be diagnosed with autism and therefore less likely to receive treatment. In large cities like New York City there are pr ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Being Poor and Having Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A California study found that being poor and having autism sucks. Again money talks and children of higher income parents progressed where those of lower income parents did ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Hope for Children with Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The American Academy of Pediatrics finds in a new study that children with autism, even those who are low functioning, ten percent improve significantly over time. The key ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Autism Epidemic a National Emergency by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I see 40 or so kids in my clinic weekly most of whom have autism. I am overwhelmed. According to Autism Speaks, a child diagnosed with autism will cost $3.2 million for me ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Increase in Autism: Real or Better Diagnosis? by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum With the new CDC figure saying that 1 child in 88 now has autism a controversy has started hat we have heard before. Is the increase real or is diagnosis getting better? Ev ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: More Evidence for Faulty Serotonin Genes by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Another recent study in a mouse model finds that the level of the neural transmitter serotonin in the brain, which is under genetic control, reduces the serotonin levels at ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Military Pilot Program for Autism Treatment Extended by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Good news for military families with children. The Pentagon is extending Tricare’s insurance plan, which pays for 10 hours of ABA each week. Several members of Congress want ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: As Society Adjusts to the Autism Epidemic by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Those of us who work with children on the Autism Spectrum in clinical setting everyday sometimes forget that children with autism miss our on a lot of activities that other ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Autism Diagnosis and Treatment Plan App by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The majority of parents and other caregivers who bring their children to my clinic are drowning in a sea of autism information and misinformation. I have seen countless chi ... Read on »
ABA Programs for Kids with Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum My ABA eBook in now available on iTunes for your iPad with iBooks and on your computer with iTunes. Description This book contains 25 ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) pro ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Do iPads Apps Really help Children with Autism? by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Recently a number of blog posts and online articles have asked if iPads apps really do help children with autism. These authors correctly point out that there are no empiri ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: A Drop in the Number of Children Diagnosed with Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum In my clinic 80-90% of the children I see each week have a diagnosis of autism. And I have a wailing list that I can’t get to. I’m sure many of the kids on the waiting list ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Ecstasy for Autism? by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A few anecdotal reports have reported success in treating autism with marijuana. Proper investigational protocols were not followed and the therapist often got in trouble p ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: French Politics and the Treatment of Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum In 1943, after American psychiatrist Leo Kanner published the first paper on autism, psychoanalytically oriented psychiatrists, blamed moms for autism. These so-called “ref ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Symptoms, Syndromes, and the Autism Spectrum by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum If you spent a few hours in the waiting room at The Children’s Treatment Center where I treat children, most of whom have Autism or Asperger’s diagnosis, you would be confus ... Read on »