An Orthomolecular Approach to Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complex aggregation of physical, intellectual and biochemical disorders.
This presentation presumes that the initial clinical diagnosis has already been made and will highlight some of the measurable biochemical and organic disorders present and what can be done to rectify these problems.
I will present a logical, stepwise treatment protocol that helps the majority of recipients. Treatment strategies have been drawn from both the DAN and Pfeiffer Treatment Centre protocols.
Consideration is given to the following listed in the order
of treatment priority:
 Bowels and Diet
 Zinc, copper and the methylation cycle
 Methyl B12 injections
AUTISM ONE YEAR FOLLOWUP STUDY RESULTS.
Patients surveyed December 2006-February 2007
Date of commencement in program Dec 2005—Feb 2006
All had established diagnosis of Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Total number of patients 61
Age range 2yrs—35 yrs. Most common age 3yrs-6yrs. Only 4 patients over 16 yrs.
Success criteria specified at initial interview. “What are the 3 major issues?”
|DID NOT START||4|
|NOT COMPLETED 1 YEAR TREATMENT
Most common reasons: cost, difficulty with supplements, side effects
|COMPLETED 12 MONTHS||31|
Of the 4 patients over 16 years 1 did not complete 12 months and 3 did not improve
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