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Complete List of Autism Therapies

I classify the known approaches for autism intervention into six broad categories. I have not undergone any of these therapies and thus could not comment on their effects. I am providing these resources solely to help parents make more informed decisions, not because I advocate curing autism. Neurological: change brain operations via the environment &...

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Useful Nutritional Supplements

There are supplements which I have found useful. Remember to use the discount code PML793 for iherb. It is best to start with a low dosage and to try different supplements one by one for at least one week to assess their effects. Do note that some supplements can cause health problems, especially when consumed...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Test

Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational purposes only. Consult a qualified medical professional for advice and clarification. The table below provides a simplified version of the DSM-5 definition, used by professionals to diagnose disorders. To make a rough assessment of whether a person has Autism Spectrum Disorder or not, tick the box under...

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Autistic Disorder Test

Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational purposes only. Consult a qualified medical professional for advice and clarification. The table below provides a simplified version of the DSM-IV definition, used by professionals to diagnose disorders. To make a rough assessment of whether a person has Autistic Disorder or not, tick the box under "ANS"...

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Asperger’s Syndrome Test

Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational purposes only. Consult a qualified medical professional for advice and clarification. The table below provides a simplified version of the DSM-IV definition, used by professionals to diagnose disorders. To make a rough assessment of whether a person has Asperger's Syndrome or not, tick the box under "ANS"...

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Childhood Disintegrative Disorder Test

Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational purposes only. Consult a qualified medical professional for advice and clarification. The table below provides a simplified version of the DSM-IV definition, used by professionals to diagnose disorders. To make a rough assessment of whether a person has Childhood Disintegrative Disorder Test (a.k.a. Heller's Syndrome and Disintegrative...

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Rett’s Disorder Test

Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational purposes only. Consult a qualified medical professional for advice and clarification. The table below provides a simplified version of the DSM-IV definition, used by professionals to diagnose disorders. To make a rough assessment of whether a person has Rett's Disorder or not, tick the box under "ANS"...

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Autism Recovery Possible?

Psychology has always been plagued by the objective measurement problem; hence the tendency to oversimplify the inner world of people into external patterns of behavior. Autism is not merely a set of problem behaviors. Hence, the fact that a person no longer fulfills the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) criteria does not...

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How to detect fake autism therapies

People can earn a lot of money for promoting fake autism therapies but nothing for debunking them. This is one of the reasons why you will hear many more good things about various autism treatments but very few bad things. In order to tell what really works before you paying hefty fees, you will have...

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Uncommon Interventions that I wished my parents tried

Parents often ask me for advice on what can help their autistic children. I hesitate to reply as I am neither an autism expert nor a parent, but I can speak for my unique situation as a child. What may have worked for me might not work for other children. As a child, I was...

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Consequences of Losing the Autism Diagnosis

Some parents mentioned that it is possible to lose the autism diagnosis, by getting a second opinion from an autism professional to state that either the initial diagnosis was inaccurate or that the autistic has somehow managed to “grow” out of autism. Some autistics like the idea because they will no longer face discrimination from...

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Beyond Autism Recovery & Autistic Pride

I advocate for a change in mindset within the autism community: 1) Instead of seeing autism as a disease/disorder that we need to recover from, I suggest we see it as a different mode of human consciousness that can manifest itself in many different ways, some of which are advantageous and some disadvantageous. 2) Instead...

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Autism English Chinese Glossary / 自闭症中英词汇

English / 英文 Chinese / 中文 Anti-yeast Treatment 抗酵母疗法 Applied Behavior Analysis, ABA Therapy 行为分析法 Autism 自闭症、孤独症 Autistic 自闭、自闭人士、自闭患者 Asperger's Syndrome 亚氏保加症 Auditory Integration Training 听力统合训练 Autism Spectrum 自闭症谱 Autistic Disorder 典型自闭症 Chelation 重金属排毒 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBT Therapy 认知行为疗法 Craniosacral Therapy 整骨疗法 Childhood Disintergrative Disorder 儿童精神分裂障碍 Daily Life Therapy 日常生活治疗 Diet Therapy 禁食治疗 Dolphin

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