ERIC Number: EJ617986
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Immunological Treatments for Autism.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v30 n5 p475-79 Oct 2000
This article discusses research findings that indicate immunological abnormalities in children with autism, including the dysregulation of the immune system, and concludes that there are sufficient data to suggest a role of the immune system in the pathogenesis of autism. Various biological therapies are analyzed, including intravenous immunoglobulin. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Treatments for People with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Research Perspectives.