List Of Child Developmental Milestones Required To Treat Autism

This blog shares important information on child development required to treat autism. As children grow, they are always learning new things. Below are just some of the things you should be looking for as your infant grows. Because every baby develops at their own pace, your little one may reach these milestones slightly ahead or after other children the same age. Use this list of developmental milestones provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) as a guide. If you are concerned about your baby’s development or autism treatment,…

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HBOT provides rich oxygen supply that helps to treat autism

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy autism treatments are alternative approaches to treating pervasive developmental disorders. The strategy is pricey and no scientific tests support or discount the procedure. The possible causes of autism may shed light on how the oxygen therapy works for individuals on the spectrum. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) provides rich oxygen to the cells of the body using a pressurized chamber. The term hyper relates to intensified or increased, and baric refers to pressure. The approach systematically introduces pressurized oxygen to the body in an artificial atmosphere that is…

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How can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy help to treat Autism

    The often asked question is – how can hyperbaric oxygen therapy help with Autism? Scientists have varying opinions on why the therapy is so successful as a treatment for the condition.  Some theories suggest that the brain in some persons with Autism, as well as Cerebral Palsy and other neurological disorders, is lacking oxygen and in a dormant, or sleeping state due to lack of blood flow. Hyperbaric (HBOT) forces oxygen into tissues throughout the body including brain tissues and fluid, resulting in a re-awakening of dormant areas…

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Autism Treatment through Behavior Modification

There are several methods of behavior modification that are used to treat autism – ie. inappropriate, repetitive, and aggressive behavior and to provide autistic patients with skills necessary to function in their environment. Most types of behavior modification are based on the theory that rewarded behavior is more likely to be repeated than behavior that is ignored. This theory is called applied behavior analysis (ABA). Behavior modification often involves highly structured, skill-oriented activities that are based on the patient’s needs and interests. It usually requires intense, one-on-one training with a…

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Treating Autism with Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy – A Case Study

Jack, an 8 year old male suffering from autism, had difficulty acknowledging others, verbalizing and following instruction, and never showed signs of play or imagination while interacting with toys. He had difficulty with his speech and became frustrated when attempting to express himself. He was often difficult to handle due to uncontrolled behavior. Jack was treated with mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy for 60 minutes a day, three times a week, in a portable hyperbaric chamber utilizing 95% oxygen. Jack’s mother did not recognize any major changes in Jack’s condition in…

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