ERIC Number: EJ639203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Alternative/Complementary Approaches to Treatment of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Levy, Susan E.; Hyman, Susan L.
Infants and Young Children, v14 n3 p33-42 Jan 2002
This article reviews common complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) treatments used to address symptoms of autistic spectrum disorders, including vitamin supplements, medications, antibiotics, antifungals, diet strategies, chelation/mercury detoxification, and nonbiologic treatments. Strategies that professionals may use in assessing the validity and safety of new CAM treatments are discussed. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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