Treatments

Autism Talk TV – Ep. 10 – Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

By on October 27, 2010

In this 18 minute episode of Autism Talk TV I sit down with Lindsay Oberman at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to talk about TMS, a technology that allows researchers to use magnets to affect the brains of individuals with Autism. First we have an interview with Lindsay and then you can watch me undergoing TMS.

Lindsay discusses the details of TMS and how it relates to Autism. She has been interested in Autism...

Medication for Asperger’s Syndrome?

By on November 29, 2005

Medication is often a difficult issue for people on the spectrum. Erika Hammerschmidt has been on medication for quite some time. Unmedicated recounts some of her experiences with medication, what it does and doesn't do for her, and how she manages when she doesn't take it.

The following article is the second in a series of three, excerpted from the book "Born on the Wrong Planet, Second Edition" By Erika Hammerschmidt. ISBN 09748570-6-8.

Psychopharmacology of Autism Spectrum Disorders

By on June 23, 2005

Google News reports: Psychiatric Times, CA - Jun 20, 2005
... wide range of symptom expression across individuals as well as across disorders on the autism spectrum (high-functioning autism, Asperger's syndrome, pervasive ...

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Genetic clue to autism

By on August 26, 2004

A missing piece of a chromosome could be tied to autism. A group of researchers at the University of California, Irvine, found that one of their seven-year-old patients with autism was missing a certain section of Chromosome 15. Why is this such a great discovery? It’s important because this is one of the first times that a specific genetic problem has actually been found in a person with autism. In the past, studies looked at groups of...

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