Tag Archives: Autism

Neuromarker for autistic tendency revealed

The following text comes from Virtual Medical Centre – they wrote about this fantastic discovery far better than I ever could. A potential tool in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders has been revealed with Swinburne researchers demonstrating that markers … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Drama Classes for Kids with Aspergers & Autism

When I was growing up as a kid in the 80s, Aspergers wasn’t a diagnosis, I was just a weird, clumsy and shy child who didn’t make friends that easily and never kept the ones I made.  My parents faced … Continue reading

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A Urine Test for Autism?

A recent study that has been reported on in the Telegraph has raised the possibility that within 5 years time there could be a simple urine test that will be able to detect autism in children as young as 6 … Continue reading

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Study Shows Gluten-Free Caesin-Free Diets Ineffective in Treating Autism

An article written by the ABC today details the results of a study into the effectiveness of gluten-free caesin free diets in reducing the effects of autism in children.  The study showed that this popular diet does not improve the … Continue reading

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Could Vitamin D Deficiency Be A Cause of Autism?

Image via Wikipedia Scientific American published a thought provoking article last month titled What If Vitamin D Deficiency Is A Cause Of Autism? This hypothesis was raised because of studies in Sweden and Minnesota that showed the rates of autism … Continue reading

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How Alternative Medicine Treats Autistic Children

Left Brain/Right Brain recently published an article entitled Transcripts of the Rashid Buttar Trial – a peek at how Alternative Medicine Treats Autistic Children.  This article made me so disgusted and angry. According to this article, Dr Buttar was administrating … Continue reading

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