Category Archives: Autism research

Cerebral Folate Deficiency Syndrome

                                          The test for this condition looks at antibody titers in the blood against folate receptor alpha. Those receptors are located on the brain, at the interface between the blood and the cerebrospinal fluid, and ensure the transport of folate … Continue reading

Posted in Autism Intervention Therapy, Autism research, Biomedical | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Minocycline Experiences

Minocycline is a promising treatment for autism because of many reasons. It has already got positive results in fragile x cases and is being tested in autism because of its neuroprotective qualities as well as it strong anti inflammatory action … Continue reading

Posted in Autism Intervention Therapy, Autism research | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Sahil and the Monster Machine

Someone from the National Brain Research Institute got in touch with me a while back asking if I could enroll Sahil in an MRI/fMRI  study on the processing of music vs speech in persons with autism. I was pretty interested as … Continue reading

Posted in Autism research | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Growing With Sahil- Parenting, November 2009

Posted in Autism research, Parenting magazine November 2009 article | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Experiences with HBOT-1

Our first exposure to HBOT as a concept was while I was waiting in a doctors office where i read an unbelievable article. A Doctor Ite Boerma took all the red blood cells out of a bunch of pigs and they were able … Continue reading

Posted in Autism research, Biomedical, HBOT-1 | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Yeast Clostridia and the Gut-3

Enter Clostridia… Sahil was initially on Ketoconozole for three months and then we decided to go off it. In the meantime we had an Organic acid panel done from the Laboratoire Phillipe Auguste(4) in Paris and he had also tested positive for … Continue reading

Posted in Autism research, Biomedical, Yeast Clostridia and the Gut 3 | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

How Sahil Started Swallowing Tablets

I have always had a problem swallowing tablets, and one of the phobias I have had is that they will get stuck in my throat and I wont be able to breathe. In fact, it seems to be a self … Continue reading

Posted in Autism research, Teaching Swallowing Tablets | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Our Experiences With Diets-1

 (Gluten Free- Casein free and Anti Allergy Rotation Diet)  A lot of parents have reported significant changes in the behavior of their children with different types of diets. People say “we are what we eat”, and nowhere is this more … Continue reading

Posted in Anti Allergy Rotation, Autism research, Biomedical | Tagged | Leave a comment

Yeast Clostridia and the Gut-2

All appeared to be quiet on the Yeast front for sometime. But there was something else that was worrying me. My son at the age of less then 10 years was showing signs of precocious puberty. I took him to … Continue reading

Posted in Autism research, Biomedical, Yeast Clostridia and the Gut 2 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Yeast, Clostridia and the Gut – 1

  CANDIDA ALBICANS I can write for ever on this topic so for easier reading I am going to break it down into a series of pieces. The first time I read about Yeast and autistic children I was not … Continue reading

Posted in Autism research, Biomedical, Yeast Clostridia and the Gut 1 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment