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Adults find out they’re autistic
For most of her life, Dr Dawn-joy Leong, 51, has been viewed as an oddball. She could fold origami at three years old and composed a musical play at the age of nine. But while obviously intelligent, she was labelled difficult and spoilt when she had what were perceived as tantrums and could not be consoled. In...
Quality and effective autism treatment only possible with staff training
Many children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have underlying food allergies or sensitivities and gastro-intestinal problems that exacerbate and worsen their condition. By focusing on and improving the dietary choices of these children, these dietary changes not only improve their overall health, but also alleviate any inflammation caused by underlying food allergies and sensitivities. However, to...
​Autism symptoms improve after fecal transplant, small study finds
Children with autism may benefit from fecal transplants – a method of introducing donated healthy microbes into people with gastrointestinal disease to rebalance the gut, a new study has found. Behavioral symptoms of autism and gastrointestinal distress often go hand-in-hand, and both improved when a small group of children with the disorder underwent fecal transplant and...