The un-prescription for Autism : a natural approach for a calmer, happier, and more focused child / Janet Lintala, DC with Martha W. Murphy ; foreword by Elizabeth Mumper, MD ; illustrations by Jill Seale.
Contributor(s): Murphy, Martha W [author.] | Mumper, Elizabeth [writer of foreword.] | Seale, Jill [illustrator.].Material type: BookPublisher: New York : AMACOM, American Management Association, Description: xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780814436639; 0814436633.Other title: Unprescription for Autism.Subject(s): Autism spectrum disorders | Asperger's syndrome | Autistic children | Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Biography | Asperger's syndrome -- Patients -- Care | Autism Spectrum DisorderDDC classification: 616.85/882
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: A mother's story -- part 1: Why -- learning the rules. The rules of tack sitting -- Get organized before you start -- You are what you don't poop : be amazed by enzymes -- Dirty jobs : the power of probiotics -- Sh!ts and giggles : the antimicrobial rotation -- part 2: How -- taking action. The un-prescription action plan for basic GI support -- Why is my child always sick? : how to stop catching colds right away -- The forgotten ones : adults on the spectrum -- A sample year of the basic GI support protocol -- Oops, my bad!: how to prevent and handle setbacks -- Epilogue: Twenty years on the front lines--Evan, Liam, Eli -- Endnotes -- Glossary of terms and abbreviations -- Helpful resources -- Testimonials from parents -- Index.
The conventional approach to autism is to medicate difficult behaviors into submission, suppressing symptoms while leaving underlying health challenges untouched. Lintala shares the natural protocols used in her practice to dramatically improve the function and well-being of children on the spectrum. She targets the underlying issues, and corrects these overlooked conditions with digestive enzymes, probiotics, antifungals, and other nonpsychiatric treatments. Her results: a child who is more receptive to behavioral and educational interventions.
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