Biomedical Treatments for Autism by James Adams, PhD

On September 9, 2010, 6:07 pm

This talk will summarize the major biomedical treatments for autism that are supported by research, including special diets, vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, amino acids, digestive enzymes, gut treatments, glutathione, sulfation, chelation, and immunological treatments. For each treatment, there will be a short discussion of the scientific rationale and data supporting the treatment, discuss how to test if the treatment should be considered, and discuss how to implement the treatment.

James Adams, PhD is a President's Professor at Arizona State University, where his research is focused on the causes of autism and how to treat it. He is also president of the Autism Society of Greater Phoenix, and is co-leader of the Autism Research Institute/Defeat Autism Now! Think Tank. His research includes toxic metals/chelation, nutrition (vitamin/minerals, essential fatty acids, amino acids), neurotransmitters, and GI issues. He is the proud father of a daughter with autism.

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