Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Autism research study finds treatment in infants removes symptoms

Autism research study finds treatment in infants removes symptoms


".....Autism treatment in the first year of life removes the disabling delay before most children are diagnosed, according to a pilot research study conducted at the UC Davis MIND Institute.
“Infant Start” in infants as young as 6 months old – significantly reduces symptoms so that by age 3 most who received the therapy had neither autism nor delay.
The treatment was administered over a six-month period to 6- to 15-month-old infants who exhibited marked autism symptoms, such as decreased eye contact, social interest or engagement, and a lack of intentional communication.
The treatment was delivered the baby’s parents.
The study was authored by Sally J. Rogers and Sally Ozonoff , UC Davis professors of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. It is published online today in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders....."
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