Natural Treatments for Autism: Parents Report on What Worked, What Didn't
Most of the treatments on this chart can (and should) be administered under the care of a qualified holistic health practitioner. Heavy metal chelation, for example, is a fairly complicated process which should be done under close medical supervision. Other therapies, however, such as following a gluten-free, dairy free (also known as a gluten-free, casein free diet), can easily be done on your own -though it never hurts to get a little help if you feel lost or overwhelmed with making such a big change in your child's diet.
A multi-faceted approach to nutritional, diet, herbal, homeopathic, therapeutic, and lifestyle interventions for children on the autism spectrum will almost always produce better results than just trying any one thing alone.
There were many other therapies tried by parents, including several other popular diets and nutrient supplements. With many of these therapies more than half of the children reported on showed improvement. Other therapies showed more moderate success.
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Autism Research Institute Survey