Category Archives: Autism Treatments

DMG and Autism

DMG has been recommended for treatment of Autism and ASD, particularly for behaviour issues as there are claims that it can improve eye contact, frustration tolerance, speech and interest in interacting socially, as well as decreasing aggressive behaviour toward self and others in severe cases… We did notice a difference, Isy seemed to be calmer, eye contact improved, stimming decreased and her language seemed to improve. Continue reading

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Discrete Trial Teaching Intervention for ABA

As mentioned in the previous post – ABA, what is it and how does it work – the most common and distinguishing type of intervention based on applied behavior analysis is discrete trial teaching. It is what people most often … Continue reading

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ABA, what is it and how does it work.

Applied Behavior Analysis. “Applied” means practice, rather than research or philosophy. “Behavior analysis” may be read as “learning theory,” that is, understanding what leads to (or doesn’t lead to) new skills. (This is a simplification: ABA is just as much … Continue reading

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Alternative Biomedical Treatments for Autism: How Good Is the Evidence?

I came across this article and thought it was definitely worth posting! Research on only one treatment is rigorous enough to earn an A grade By Nancy Shute October 7, 2010 Parents who research treatments for autism are confronted with … Continue reading

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