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Cutting edge therapies Leave a comment to enter the contest to win a signed copy of "Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism" by Ken Siri and Tony Lyons, published by Skyhorse Publishing with an afterword by Teri Arranga of Autism One. The authors are both Autism dads. This book features a compendium of treatments, described by experts in that area, from behavioral therapy to psychiatric drugs to chelation. It's a real A-Z explanation of choices and something I think has been missing from our libraries for some time. I'm glad to see so many options between the covers. The list of the therapies is below. 

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Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism today!

1.
Allergies, Their Role and Treatment in Autism
by Dr. Marvin Boris 6

2.
Animal-Assisted Interventions and Persons with Autism Spectrum
Disorders by Dr. Aubrey Fine 10

3.
Anthroposophical Curative Education and Social Therapy
by Dr. Marga Hogenboom and Paula Moraine 17

4.
Antiepileptic Medications by Dr. Richard E. Frye 22



5.
Antifungal Treatment by Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona 27

6.
Applied Behavior Analysis by Jenifer Clark 35

7.
Aquatic Therapy by Andrea Salzman 41

8.
Art Therapy Approaches to Treating Autism
by Nicole Martin and Dr. Donna Betts 48

9.
Biofilm Protocol by Ken Siri 53

10.
Biomolecular Nutrigenomics: Nutrigenomic DNA
Testing and RNA-Based Nutrition by Dr. Amy Yasko 59

11.
Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD)
by Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, Dr. Jonathan Tarbox, and Dr. Michele Bishop. 63

12.
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Munroe-Meyer Institute
by Dr. Tiffany Kodak and Dr. Alison Betz 69

13.
Chelation: Removal of Toxic Metals by Dr. James B. Adams 74
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Contents vii

14.
Computer-Based Intervention: What’s It All About?
by Valerie Herskowitz 79

15.
Craniosacral and Chiropractic Therapy: A New Biomedical
Approach to ASD by Dr. Charles Chapple 87

16.
Dance/Movement Therapy by Mariah Meyer LeFeber 96

17.
The Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based (DIR)
Model by Dr. Gil Tippy 101

18.
Dietary Interventions for Autism
by Karyn Seroussi and Lisa Lewis, Ph.D. 109

19.
Drama Therapy by Sally Bailey 124

20.
Early Start Denver Model by Dr. Sally Rogers 128

21.
Enhansa: Enhanced Curcumin Supplement by Alan Israel 133

22.
Enzymes for Digestive Support in Autism by Dr. Devin Houston 135

23.
Equine Therapy by Franklin Levinson and Dr. Nicola Start 139

24.
FMRI-Guided Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to Restore
Language by Dr. Harry Schneider 144

25.
Food Selectivity and Other Feeding Disorders in Autism
by Dr. Petula Vaz and Dr. Cathleen Piazza 153

26.
Gastrointestinal Disease: Emerging Consensus by Dr. Arthur Krigsman 159

27.
Helminthic Therapy by Judith Chinitz 169

28.
The Holistic Approach to NeuroDevelopment and Learning Efficiency
(HANDLE) by Carolyn Nuyens and Marlene Suliteanu 175

29.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Let’s Put the Pressure on Autism for
Recovery by Dr. James Neubrander 182

30.
Integrated Play Groups (IPG) Model by Dr. Pamela Wolfberg 188

31.
Intestine, Leaky Gut, Autism, and Probiotics by Dr. Alessio Fasano 192

32.
Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) by Dr. Michael Elice 199

33.
Linwood Method by Bill Moss 205

34.
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) by Dr. Jaquelyn McCandless 209

35.
Medicinal Marijuana: A Novel Approach to the Symptomatic
Treatment of Autism by Dr. Lester Grinspoon 213


viii Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism

36.
Melatonin Therapy for Sleep Disorders by Dr. James Jan 221

37.
MERIT Approach: Integrating ABA with Developmental Models
by Jenifer Clark 227

38.
Methyl-B12: Myth or Materpiece? by Dr. James Neubrander 232

39.
Mitochondrial Dysfunction by Dr. Richard E. Frye 238

40.
Music Therapy by The American Music Therapy Association 242

41.
Neurofeedback (Neurotherapy or EEG Biofeedback)
by Dr. Betty Jarusiewicz 248

42.
Neuroimmune Dysfunction and the Rationale and Use of Antiviral
Therapy by Dr. Michael Goldberg 256

43.
NeuroProtek, Flavonoids, and Allergies
by Dr. Theoharis Theoharides 261

44.
Occupational Therapy and Sensory Integration by Markus Jarrow 267

45.
Parent Support by Dr. Lauren Tobing-Puente 277

46.
Personal Service Canines: Wilderwood is Changing Lives
One Dog at a Time by Tiffany Denyer 283

47.
Pharmaceutical Medication Management: The Why, When,
And What by Dr. Mark Freilich 288

48.
Physical Therapy by Meghan Collins 292

49.
PPAR Agonists (Actos) by Dr. Michael Elice 296

50.
Qigong Massage for Young Children with Autism by Dr. Louisa Silva 300

51.
Relationship Development Intervention by Laura Hynes 304

52.
Respen-A by Dr. Fred Starr 311

53.
The SCERTS Model by Dr. Barry Prizant, Dr. Amy Wetherby, Emily Rubin,
and Amy C. Laurent 314

54.
Sensory-Based Antecedent Interventions
by Ginny Van Rie and Dr. L. Juane Heflin 321

55.
Sensory Gym: Emerge and See
by Amanda Friedman and Alison Berkley 325

56.
Sequential Homeopathy: The Houston Homeopathy Method
by Cindy Griffin and Lindyl Lanham 330

57.
The SMILE Center: The Sensory Motor Integration and Language
Enrichment Center by Markus Jarrow 338


Contents ix

58.
Son-Rise Program by Raun Kaufman 343

59.
Sound-Based Therapies: The Davis Model of Sound Intervention
by Dorinne Davis 347

60.
Speech-Language Therapy by Lavinia Pereira and Michelle Solomon 357

61.
Stem Cell Therapy by Dr. Frank Morales 369

62.
Supplement Therapy: Rescue, Repair, and Reconnect
by Michael Payne 374

63.
Traditional and Indigenous Healing by Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona 380

64.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation by Joshua Barath,
Dr. Estate Sokhadze, Dr. Ayman El-Baz, Dr. Grace Mathai,
Dr. Lonnie Sears, Dr. Manuel F. Casanova 388

65.
Viruses and Autism by Dr. Mary Megson 398

66.
Vision Therapy by Dr. Jeffrey Becker 400
THERAPIES OF THE FUTURE

67.
Anti-Allergic, Anti-Inflammatory, and Other Future Treatments
by Dr. Theoharis Theoharides 406

68.
Research at the University of Louisville Autism Center
by Dr. Manuel Casanova, Dr. Estate Sokhadze, Dr. Ayman El-Baz,
Joshua Baruth, Dr. Grace Mathai, Dr. Lonnie Sears 410

69.
Research Being Conducted at the Seaver Autism Center
by Dr. David Grodberg, Dr. Alexander Kolevzon, and Dr. Joseph Buxbaam 414

FINAL THOUGHTS
A Social Worker’s View from the Trenches by Bonnie Waring 424

Afterword by Teri Arranga 427

References 431
List of Autism Organizations 477
List of Autism Schools 492
Recommended Reading 509

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Comments

Joyce Lazaruk

My 30 year old son is now living with us as we tried other avenues that just about did me in. He is doing so much better now that we are treating him like the intelligent person he is. he feels that we have rescued him from the ignorant workers that were supposed to be caregivers in his home. He is non verbal but does use Facilitated Communication. He wants to speak so badly. He does use a few words and can do a lot but he won't hold a job without being able to converse. When he had his first DPT shot, he experienced a screaming syndrome that started 1/2 hour after the injection and lasted for 9 hours. The nurse told me to give him a children's Tylenol before I brought him next time. I did, and the very same screaming syndrome happened. For the third shot the nurse took the pertussis out and my son had no reaction. A friend of mine in the same health district had the very same experience just one month before we did. Who is going to tell me there is no link between injections and autism??? Hopefully we can try even more to help him if we can read this priceless book.

Mark

Hope to win the book THANKS

Anna

Wow! We need this book in our county library! I am going to put in a request for purchase form ASAP

Michelle

We just started working with Michael and I'm very excited. I would love to read this:

Supplement Therapy: Rescue, Repair, and Reconnect by Michael Payne 374

Thanks!

Diane Cervi

Wow! This is the book I need to read. What helpful info all in one book. My 5 year old daughter has ASD and we are currently looking at what therapies would be most beneficial.

nicki herzog

My son was diagnosed with autism in June. This book sounds great. Would love to be entered into the contest! I'm new to this website and I think it is wonderful!

Dana

Would love to read this book!

Maurine Meleck

I never win anything on this, but I will keep trying. Enter me. thanks, maurine

Maggie Gorczyca

I have been having alot of trouble with my son, Aaron's school and the way he is treated, therapies are not being done due to his behavior and them just not making a effort to try new things to make it attact his attention and to keep it, he also is non-verbal in many ways, has diet, allergies,seizures, hearing and vision problems, so any new resourses are welcomed in our house. There are not many people in my area who know how or will deal with all of these problems, so I hve to go to alot of out of town doctors and resourse centers for help. One resource that is most helpful and takes less time are books that I read and reseach that I do myself. Thanks for listening, please enter me in the drawing for a free book.

crystal alexander

Thank you for offering this book. Love your website!!

Becky H-A

Please enter me for a chance to win this book! Thanks AoA

Twyla

Please enter me, thank you!

Kathy

congratulations on your book! Please enter me in your contest..I have 4 children, 2 on the specttrum!!

Kathy

Manuela

Wow! Talk about a comprehensive book! Kudos to Ken & Tony for putting this together. I'd love to win a copy :-)

Eric

My sister is Alison Berkeley who helped write Chapter 55!! She is helping to change the way people teach autistic children, changing the way they can live their lives. Looks like an amazing group of work contained in the book!

Patricia Rogers

Love it - big fan of other alternatives. Love to add this book to my colloection.

Anne

Looks like an excellent resource. I look forward to reading it. So nice to see it's written by "Dads"!

Linda

I pray i will win unlike the lady above my hubby will not have anything to do with my soon to be 21 yr. old sustic son he was so dissapointed wanting a son so bad having a daughter from 1,st marriage & for many yr,s i.ve try all i know & now there is so very much more i don,t know about also i,ll soon be 55 & no one knows how long we will be around 1 of his half brothers the 1 that know more about him will take him & care for him he knows more of what he means being as he dosen,t really talk for he has been great help to me very ofter being as the hubby works way out of town & does,t act as if our son is here, Thank You.

Tracy Survilas

As a mother, I am eager to try anything that could help my son lead a productive and independent life. He has made such strides in the last couple of years, despite doctors' dismal predictions, that I know we can do it!

Denise McQuade

I would love to win this book....it looks like another terrific resource.

Andrea Owens

Some of these I've done for my grandson. I believe that "the right therapy" has to come at "the right time" of the recovery process. The therapies that are helping Sean at present are Dr. Amy Yasko's protocol based on genetic mutations and now we're doing, with very pleasing results, Brain Balance (www.brainbalancecenters.com).
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Steve Buffington

Would love to win the book, any resource to help the better. My son was diagnosed this year.

AnneS

Please enter me in contest

Kristin Kucia-Stauder

Love the lineup of therapies in the chapter breakdown!! This book looks amazing--lots of therapies not usually addressed in ASD books..rah rah team!!

Summer Klooz and family

Please pick us! My husband is wanting to be in every aspect of our son's life, but is having a hard time! My husband is very sick and needs a transplant asap, so he can not be very hands on! But I think this book would be perfect for him to educate himself and be involved. He'll actuallt read it since it was written by two Dad's. Thanks for doing what you do! Education is the key!

Wendy

Wow! This looks like a lot of great info! And good to see some involved dads!! I'd love to be entered in the contest as well.

Nancy Naylor

I have a 4 year old that may really benefit from this book. Please enter me!
Thanks!

Natasha

I am a mom of three kids diagnosed with ASD. They range from high to low functioning. Last night I dreamt that my little guy - the four year old, non-verbal, low functioning child - started to talk. It was so wonderful, even if now just a dream. I would love to be entered in the contest. Who knows, maybe there's an idea there that will bring that dream a little closer to coming true.

MelissaD

This book looks to be a great resource. Please enter me in the contest. Thank you.

Kecia

Sounds like a fantastic book! I'd love to be entered in the contest. Thanks AoA!

Mary

This sounds wonderful! Please enter us :)

Diane

I'd love this one! Thanks for running the contest.

teena snelgar

my son is nearly 10 he now lives with his dad as i could no longer cope with him and he would not listen and learn with me he is doing much better with his dad as he is the only child with him he is the youngest of 5 kids and i am a single mum my life was so hard with him and the other kids it was so hard on my other kids and trying to split my time between all of them was hard.Living with an ASD child is hard but you love them no matter what i miss him i only see him once a month and half the holidays i can now have a life well so sort of life and i can relax and spend time with my other kids i can study and work. I am a special needs carer in childcare and current studying teacher aide as i would like to work in a special school.I know alot about ASD but am will to learn more i know how to read a child with ASD and i beleive that is a gift ASD child are amazing and also very hard to live with but i really enjoy spending time with them all..this book sounds really great and i would so love to read it and just have it on hand.

Julia Wilson

Wow! How wonderful to have so many options set forth in one book!

Jim Fick

I recently found age of autism and have been very impressed with the blog/website. Awesome work! As a parent of a child with PDD-NOS I am very appreciative of the wealth of knowledge from this site. I especially appreciate the critical editorials regarding vaccinations as we believe they contributed to our sons regression. As a physician myself, I am appalled at the lack of integrity within the healthcare industry. Thanks for your work!

OzCeejay

Sounds like a book to have at hand! I have one 15yo with ASD and a 4.5yo still being assessed.. but there is always much to learn!

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