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Children With Starving Brains: A Medical Treatment Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorder

3.98  ·  Rating details ·  125 ratings  ·  8 reviews
In the midst of a worldwide epidemic of autism, ADD, and ADHD, this book is a message of hope to parents embarking on the challenging journey of finding proper medical care for their Autism Spectrum Disorder children. Genetic susceptibility activated by "triggers" such as pesticides and heavy metals in vaccines can lead to immune system impairment, gut dysfunction, and pat ...more
Paperback, Second Edition
Published January 1st 2003 by Bramble Books (first published September 1st 2002)
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Kelly
Sep 22, 2007 rated it really liked it
Shelves: autism
I have the THIRD edition. I am on chapter one, "Causation Models." Yay.

Okay, finished. This book should be required reading for parents of children with autism. The autism community itself it so divided about treatments and causes -- I've always stayed away from the biomedical aspect because it seems all you get are parents screeching "MERCURY! HEAVY METAL CHELATION! No -- it's the WHEAT AND DAIRY!" (It's like the shipper wars in fandom.)

This book laid out all the possible biomedical causes and
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Libby
Mar 16, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone trying to increase the quality of life of someone with ASD
Shelves: autism-spectrum
If there was something you could do to improve the quality of life of your child with ASD that was not proven with extensive medical research but that was very low risk for any adverse side effects - would you take the chance and do it? Maybe nothing would happen, maybe only small changes...but if you never try anything you will never know. This book is an excellent guide for understanding the complex medical issues behind ASD's. The Biomedical approach to healing ASD's contains many, many thera ...more
Mahbub
Jul 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Newer books cover the subject in greater detail and clarity. The 'Latest Development' section contains few new treatments, that was new to me. Overall a great book on biomedical intervention for autism.
Chantal
Jan 22, 2016 rated it liked it
Written in 2002...
C.
Apr 25, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Biomedical treatments
Devi
Mar 17, 2008 rated it liked it
Informative, an eye-opener for parents. Yet, you still have to be critical that not all situations are applicable to your (child's) specific conditions.
Deborah
You are what you eat, and autistic children have extreme nutrition deficits. This is a fabulous reference book.
Kristie
Jun 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own
A comprehensive overview of alternative treatments and therapies for autistic children, including the reasoning behind it, the evidence for it, and the potential for success.
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