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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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Clinic Notes: Virtual Conversations and Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum My clinic experience with autism and technology, such as computers and iPads, and reports of children with autism interacting with robots, has led me to believe that effecti ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: iPad DTT Apps for the Child with Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Our third iPad DTT app for teaching letters to the child with autism is now in the iTunes store. Our Facebook page has free redeem codes. I have been treating autism for a ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Serotonin and Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Serotonin is a neural transmitter involved in a variety of functions. Many pediatric neurologists and neural psychiatrists routinely put children with autism on Selective S ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Autism in China by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Except for a few isolated countries autism seems to be a worldwide problem. We are having our Discrete Trial Training apps translated into Chinese for the Itunes store in C ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Diagnosing Autism Redux by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Every clinician knows that the earlier autism is diagnosed and treatment started the better. Unfortunately, autism is not diagnosed until the child is between 2 and 3 and a ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: iPad Hypnosis of Children with Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum In a previous blog, I discussed the iPad fascination that children with autism have. Just about every child with autism that I have handed my iPad to has become enthralled ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Toxins In Pregnant Women by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum A question I am asked every day in my clinic is what causes autism. Well the short answer is we don't know. Most clinicians and scientists working in the autism field sus ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Family Planning in the Age of Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The only family planning my wife and I did was to wait until I was out of graduate school. I was 27 and she was 26 when our first child was born and our second child was bo ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Wakefield Redux by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum No one knows why Autism is epidemic. In my clinic 75 to 80% of the children I see each week have an autism diagnosis. From the studies we have published, the literature we ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Technology for Treating Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Many parents who bring their children with autism to my clinic ask what they can do at home to help progress their child. Of course, we have then run the ABA programs for c ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Children with Autism and the iPad by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Apple's iPad is causing a lot of excitement in the autism community. Many parents of the children with autism who I see in my clinic have asked me if they should buy one fo ... Read on »
Autism Apps for the iPhone, Ipod Touch, and the iPad by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Just about everyone who keeps up with what is going on in the autism world knows by now that children with autism are fascinated with computer technology. Apple's iPad ... Read on »
Autism and the Christmas Holidays by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Every December I repost my blog on Autism and the Christmas The Christmas holidays can be a difficult time for parents of children with autism or other neuropsychological ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Handwriting and Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Many children with autism have fine motor problems and are receiving services from Occupational Therapists (OT's). Buttoning, tying shoes, coloring, puzzles, and stacking b ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Desensitizing a Child with Autism to Swallow Pills by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum About half of the children who come to The Children's Treatment Center are on medication. Many children with autism have issues with swallowing pills so parents have to hid ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Biomed and Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Many parents tell me that raising a child with autism is just more than they can do. Keeping up with all of the ABA programs they are supposed to run in the home, speech th ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Bad Autism "News" by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Last night, after working all day with children with autism in my clinic, I was scanning the autism news, looking for something to blog about. I found the usual scientific ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Autism and Robots by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Children with autism have problems understanding where to look. They often do not make eye contact and often do not look where others are looking. ABA programs for establi ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Autism and Lying by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum It is widely accepted that children with autism do not have insight into the thoughts and feelings of other people. But in a recent study it was found that children with au ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: Illegal Immigrants and Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I have noticed an increase in the number of Hispanic children in my clinic lately. I don't know if their parents are documented or illegal immigrants or not. And I don't c ... Read on »