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Medicating a Child for Autism. Part One: The Decision.

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My eight year-old son has recently begun taking medication aimed at easing some of his autism symptoms. This decision was a hard one, reached only after many years. It is also a controversial and widely misunderstood decision. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Marijuana for Autism: Are you out of your mind… would you like to be?

The debate about whether using marijuana to treat the symptoms of autism, is a good idea or an atrocious one, is tainted by the rather arbitrary designation of it as an illegal substance. Parents who treat their child with the … Continue reading

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