The world of autism The basics of autism and living with autist patients

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The 5 Levels of Health Treatment of Lyme Induced Symptoms in Autism – Dietrich Klinghardt, MD

Presented at LIA.

When her son was diagnosed 3 years ago, Nicoleta found the symptoms of autism that her son exhibited to be devastating. She spent years looking for autism su...
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing Files Class Action Suit Seeking Treatment for Autistic Children in Hawaii


Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) September 22, 2014

Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing (AHFI) and the Hawaii Disability Rights Center filed a lawsuit on September 5th in U.S. District Court accusing the State of Hawai`i Department of Human Services of denying critically needed treatment for autistic children. The suit alleges that without the service, called applied behavioral analysis (ABA) treatment, children with autism are less likely to reach their full developmental capacity and are more likely to be institutionalized as adults, according to the CDC. The suit seeks an injunction to require the state to provide ABA to be in compliance with federal Medicaid rules. AHFI attorneys Paul Alston, Kristin Holland and Maile Osika represent the plaintiffs.

About Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing

Founded in 1991, Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing counsels and represents clients in all types of civil matters,

including business disputes, real property matters, bankruptcy and insolvency, civil rights, healthcare law, employment law, government contracts, government relations, and strategic planning.

Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.

(J.E. v McManaman, CV 14-00399 BMK)







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Columbia University Autism Treatment

Columbia University Autism Treatment

17Oct/14Off

Dr. Buttar Autism Treatment

Dr. Buttar, autism, treatment, vaccine injury.

13Oct/14Off

Treatment Options for Autistic Children with Problem Behaviors

Dr. Louis Hagopian, clinical psychologist and a behavior analyst at Kennedy Krieger discusses treatments for autistic children with Problem behavior. To lear...

28Sep/14Off

Autism Treatment under Act 127 (7/20/11)

This webinar will focus on the implementation of Act 127,which will require private insurers (such as CIGNA, BCBS and MVP) to cover treatment for autism rela...

http://www.autismtreatment.org/ How can you make yourself interesting for your child on the Autism Spectrum to want to look at you? Click on this video to se...

16Sep/14Off

Treatment for Autism in Children – The Anat Baniel Method and treatment of Autism in Children

http://www.anatbanielmethod.com/children/children-with-special-needs The video shows Anat Baniel working with, Jonathan, a 21 month old boy diagnosed with au...

15Sep/14Off

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation Releases Early Research Findings Demonstrating Value of Treatment for Sensory Processing Disorder


Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 30, 2014

The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation has just released preliminary results documenting significant improvements in adaptive behavior and emotional functioning after intensive, short-term occupational therapy for children with SPD.

Sensory Processing Disorder is a neurological disorder that disrupts the way an individual processes and responds to sensations. Individuals with SPD may over- or under-respond to one or more sensations (e.g., a loud sound, or light touch), crave sensations or may have problems with motor skills and coordination. SPD affects more than four million children in the United States alonean average of one child in every classroom.

The SPD Foundations research examined the functioning of 98 children at home, school and in the community. They were measured using the Adaptive Behavior Assessment System II, a comprehensive, norm-referenced tool for assessing adaptive behavior and skills. Intensive, short-term occupational therapy (OT) was provided at STAR Center, the premier treatment center for children with Sensory Processing Disorder, feeding disorders, and sensory issues associated with other conditions such as ADHD, autism, and a wide variety of developmental disorders. Results show that after 30 therapy sessions, 3-5 times a week, children ages 2-13 improved an average of twelve percentile points across the parent-report scale. Overall, children demonstrated significant change, moving from the below average range to within the typical range after treatment.

Behavior problems such as anxiety, attention, hyperactivity and aggression were also measured during the same timeframe using the Behavior Assessment System for Children 2nd ed., with gains of between 13 and 18 percentile points on all clinical composite scores. Overall, children were reported to have significantly fewer problematic behaviors after treatment.

The results are among the first evidence demonstrating the efficacy of the STAR treatment model, a sensory and relationship-based approach that pairs direct treatment with extensive parent education and coaching, said Dr. Sarah Schoen, Associate Director of Research, Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation and Clinical Services Advisor, STAR Center. We are encouraged by these findings showing changes in adaptive behavior and emotional functioning, both of which are directly related to improvements visible in daily life."

The SPD Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life for children and adults with SPD and their families by conducting and collaborating in rigorous research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of SPD. The SPD Foundations research team has engaged researchers from prominent institutions who collaborate on SPD research to further the development of effective treatment for this under-represented and often misunderstood disorder.

A detailed summary is available on this page.







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