How Does Complementary and Alternative Medicine benefit Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism is a disorder that responds best to treatment that is holistic and addresses all aspects of the condition. Recent research has shown a benefit for what is considered complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) or integrative medicine that focuses on pairing natural treatment approaches with behavioral therapies and treatments. This approach facilitates a more balanced […]

Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism is diagnosed based on criteria from a diagnostic manual of mental disorders however, it is increasingly clear that many of these symptoms are medical – not psychological. Because children with autism-spectrum disorder have health issues that are very complex, individualized dietary changes and nutritional supplements can make profound improvements. Specific alternative medical tests can […]

The Question We Should Be Asking About the Autism Diet Is “Why Not?”

The “Autism Diet” has been around for many years and has helped many children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) improve their health, and functioning. Research shows that 91% of autistic children improved when following the autism diet. According to the Autism Research Institute, nutritional treatments show great success in autism treatment. They suggest an autism […]

What is Autism?

Autism or Autism spectrum disorders are defined as neurodevelopmental disorders of brain development. In May 2013, Autism spectrum disorders were redefined or classified under a broad category called Autism spectrum disorder that included the previous diagnoses of Autism, Asperger’s disorder, PDD-NOS (Pervasive Developmental Disorder not otherwise specified), and childhood disintegration disorder. Autism spectrum disorder occurs […]