After three decades in practice as a psychiatrist and neurologist, Dr. McCandless' fourteenth grandchild, Chelsey, was diagnosed as autistic. Dr. McCandless' search for answers led her to the Autism Research Institute's Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) project, with immediate benefit to Chelsey. Now all autistic children can benefit. This 2nd Edition includes important new cutting-edge treatment developments along with a new and very useful index.
"Must reading ... An important resource that respects parents' intelligence and encourages them to be equal partners with doctors in deciding which vaccines their children should get and when they should get them. Dr. Cave's tips on reducing vaccine risks will save lives." Barbara Loe Fisher, Co-Founder & President, National Vaccine Information Center.
This easy-to-follow guide brings readers the latest information about yeast-related disorders and how to overcome them.
Biomedical Assessment Options for Children with Autism and Related Problems
By Jon B. Pangborn, Ph.D. and Sidney M. Baker, M.D., with an introduction by Bernard Rimland, Ph.D.
In October 2002, 244-page version of the DAN! Protocol replaced the 1996, 1997, 1999, and 2001 Clinical Options Manuals that have revolutionized the biomedical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of autism, PDD and related disorders.
By Stephen Edelson, Ph.D. and Bernard Rimland, Ph.D.
The aim of this book is to provide in-depth stories written by parents and doctors who have used the rational, non-drug Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!) biomedical treatments recommended by the Autism Reserach Institute (ARI) to improve the lives of autistic children. We hope these stories will give parents hope and direction, and provide physicians and other health-care practitioners with real-life evidence that the era of simply drugging and institutionalizing autistic children has given way to an era of effectively treating them, often bringing about major improvement, and sometimes recovery.
Dr. Jean-Ronel Corbier provides a comprehensive and unique look at autism and other neuropsychiatric conditions providing vital inforamtion to parents, professionals and others concerned with neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Jean-Ronel Corbier is a Christian pediatric neurologist who has developed the RESTORATION model. This was created to address complex problems seen in neurological patients, including those with autism.
New York Times contributor David Kirby explores the chilling possibility that a vaccine additive, thimerosol, may be fueling an apparent epidemic of autism, ADD, speech delay and other disorders in America's children.
Your child has a diagnosis of ASD. Whether you have found out only recently or have known for years, you find yourself asking, What is the next step? Diagnosis Autism: Now What? is written to give you practical and immediate solutions. By following the 10-step approach, you will discover how to improve communication with physicians and develop the best possible treatment intervention for your child.