The Autism Revolution

The Autism Revolution

Whole-body Strategies for Making Life All It Can Be

Book - 2012
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"Move beyond conventional thinking about autism. . . .After years of treating patients and analyzing scientific data, prominent Harvard researcher and clinician Dr. Martha Herbert offers a revolutionary new view of autism and a transformative strategy for dealing with it. Autism is not a hardwired impairment programmed into a child's genes and destined to remain fixed forever, as we're often told. Instead, it is the result of a cascade of events, many seemingly minor- perhaps a genetic mutation, some toxic exposures, a stressful birth, a vitamin deficiency, and a series of infections. And while other doctors may dismiss your child's physical symptoms-the diarrhea, anxiety, sensory overload, sleeplessness, immune challenges, and seizures-as coincidental or irrelevant, Dr. Herbert sees them as vital clues to what the underlying problems are, and how to help. In The Autism Revolution,she teaches you how to approach autism as a collection of problems that can be overcome-and talents that can be developed. Each success you achieve gives your child more room to become healthy and to thrive. Drawing from the newest research, technologies, and insights, as well as inspiring case
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345527196
0345527194
Branch Call Number: 616.85882 H415au 2012
Characteristics: xii, 302 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Weintraub, Karen

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